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ll 17 Compost Cats are OSHA-Certified equipment operators. Clarisa Avalos says, “I’m having fun!” as she maneuvers the skip loader to turn a pile of wet compost.

Feeding Our Future: Turning Garbage into Gardens

How a group of UA undergraduates are saving the environment.

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...

There are 400 wild, edible native foods in the Sonoran Desert. This food mandala is made from mesquite, ironwood, cholla cactus buds and cactus seeds.

Feeding Our Future: Harvesting the Desert

The answer to future food shortages may be right outside our doors.

A drum group performs at the 2013 Tucson Meet Yourself.

More to the City Than Meets the Eye at 'Tucson Meet Yourself'

Over 100,000 visitors expected for 43rd edition of the event featuring food, music and more.

Feeding Our Future: Shortening the Line

The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona is trying new strategies to solve the root causes of hunger.

Students run the Manzo Market every two weeks, where they sell produce from their garden and eggs from the school’s chickens. Photo by Moses Thompson

Feeding Our Future: The Manzo Model for Growing a School Garden

In an age of shrinking education budgets, should school gardens be a line item?

The Debut of Feeding Our Future

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Arizona Theatre Company overcomes financial struggle to launch 50th season; Tucson's Chinese community hosts Lunar Festival; eButterfly uses crowd sourcing to help science.

Chef Cecy Arosemena (left) and Marisol Flores-Aguirre, director of the Women's Business Center of Southern Arizona. The WBC is housed at the YWCA and serves more than a thousand clients a year -- the majority are food entrepreneurs.

Feeding Our Future: Incubating Food Start-Ups in the City of Gastronomy

Independently owned food businesses are the largest-growing sector in Tucson’s economy, but launching a successful food business takes more than just a good recipe.

Tucson to Turn 241 Years Old; Celebration Planned

Presidio Museum will offer booming cannon, mariachi music, free food.

Downtown Rebound: A Tale of Two Tucson Businesses

Part 5: As downtown rediscovers its place, some businesses move in, others depart.

Johnny Collins, 8, is attending summer school at Kellond. His mom, Stephanie Collins, said the free meals ease the strain on the family's budget.

Schools, Community Centers Feed Kids for Free this Summer

Many sites open this week, additional cafeterias start service Monday.

In Search of the Best 'Home Slice' at Tucson Pie Party

Dímelo producer Sophia Paliza-Carre finds out what it takes to make a desert taste like Tucson

Molly Kincaid said as a native of Tennessee, the Pie Party reminds her of home, and it is a good chance to contribute to organizations in the community.

Charity Event Sunday Brings Out Tucson's Sweeter Side

13th Annual Pie Party will benefit several nonprofits, provide treats.

Open fruit of Bixa orellana, showing the seeds from which annatto is extracted.

Natural Food Product Could Prevent Skin Cancer

UA researchers study common Latin American ingredient for UV protection.

Golden Eagle Distributors Sold to Phoenix-Based Company

Tucson beverage distributor will be part of state's largest distributor, Hensley Beverage Co.

A combination platter at Rigo's Mexican Restaurant.

Tucson Named First UNESCO City of Gastronomy in US

47 cities worldwide win cultural designations this year; celebrate by going out to eat.

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