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Visit Camp Bravo, a Base for Homeless Vets in Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: a rundown of important results from state elections; and "Feeding Our Future" visits Tucson barrios where positive change is growing.

Documenting the "Celluloid Pueblo"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Secret Origin of "Bear Down!"; and Feeding Our Future asks if the answer to food shortages in Southern Arizona may be right in front of us...

Pie Party Celebrates Tucson's Sweet Side

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A wrap on the 2017 State Budget; a doctor from Pakistan makes a difference in Marana; new book details UA role in space exploration.

Arizona Spotlight for November 27, 2015

A tale of love and dedication from StoryCorp's Tucson visit; what it takes to live for a full year without processed food; exploring the true reason for flowers.

Arizona Spotlight for June 26, 2015

Eating "Unprocesssed" for a full year; National Independents Week stresses importance of buying local; Chris Dashiell reviews "Desert Bloom" from 1986; and foibles of would-be Arizona outlaws Cyclone Bill & Climax Jim.

Downtown Lecture Series Brings Food to Fox Theater Stage

Five weeks of talks by UA faculty; goal is to share research conducted at university, attract people downtown.

4/10/12

Weekly Farmer's Market Comes to 4th Ave

The traditional market gets a re-imagination for Tucson's nightlife scene; a soft opening is taking place Friday evening.

Mexican Tradition of Tamales Reigns During Holidays

Tucson market works overtime to keep up with culinary tradition between Thanksgiving and New Year.

Wildflower designs a menu that uses locally sourced ingredients.

Chef's Inspiration Comes from Local Ingredients

Omar Huerta, executive chef of Wildflower, says his menu revolves around locally sourced food items.

A new culinary arts magazine seeks to establish itself in southern Arizona.

New Magazine Seeks to Highlight Regional Food Traditions

'Edible Baja Arizona' is about 'how food and culture intersect,' editor/publisher says.

Deputy Director Belle Starr and Executive Director Bill McDorman both from the Native Seeds/SEARCH organization show us various seeds collected from tribes and tell us about their developments such as their Native Seed Library that will launch January 15th, 2012.

New Crop Growth with Ancient Seeds

Experts look to past for healthier, sustainable food future

Executive Director of the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, Bill Carnegie, talks to us about the lack of money for food that will be able to be distributed in holiday food boxes for the first time in 35 years.

Food Bank Cancels Holiday Box Distribution

Demand more than doubles over 4 years; agency can't keep up

Tucson resident and author Carolyn Niethammer just completed a book about using desert plants in the kitchen. It's called "Cooking the Wild Southwest" and includes tips on incorporating multiple naturally growing species including prickly pears, mesquite and tepary beans.

The Natural, Outdoor and Free Supermarket

Tucsonan tells how to harvest desert plants for use in your kitchen

Afghanistan is a country that frequently shares the rotation in the news cycles of our media. Now, one local family from the embattled country hopes people will take time to appreciate the culinary contributions they bring to the Old Pueblo. Luis CArrion brings us this look at at the Middle Eastern enclave created by a couple dedicated to their culture.

Afghan Cuisine in the Old Pueblo

A local family offers Tucson a taste of embattled Afghanistan's food and culture

Cilantros owner Ruby Tenorio

Colombian Cuisine finds a home in the Old Pueblo

Just don't ask for Tacos and Burritos.

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