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Harvesting a Sonoran Desert Delicacy: The Cholla Bud

Learn how to forage for cholla buds and process them for consumption.

Right in Your Backyard: Foraging for Food in the Sonoran Desert

This week we learn to harvest cholla buds, speak with expert Gary Nabhan and visit an urban farm that's doing a lot more than growing vegetables.

Growing the Ties Between Farmers and Restaurants

Also: Get to know traveling music and community service group Up With People, formed right here in Tucson.

South Tucson Grow Your Own Food Program Extended

200,000 have learned gardening, nutritional cooking in last five years.

Trio of Midtown Markets Serve Up Goods and Foods With International Flair

Variety attracts customers from around the world.

Monsanto Seeks Tax Break Amid Vocal Opposition in Pima County

Plus, how the governor's priorities align with technical education needs; checking in with Oro Valley.

Nogales Food Bank Gleans Mexican Produce

Anyone can buy 60 pounds for $10 in Tucson, elsewhere.

Tucson New Year's Eve Diners Better Have Reservations

Tables going fast across town, restaurant group says; many offering special menus.

Tucson Food Bank Experiencing 'Unprecedented' Demand

CEO Michael McDonald says layoffs, economic uncertainty hurting most vulnerable.

2,100 Expected for Annual Christmas Street Banquet

Tucson's Gospel Rescue Mission will serve 700 pounds of turkey and trimmings.

Cooking Up a Storm This Thanksgiving? Don’t Dump That Grease

Put your waste oils and fats in a container, not the drain.

Thanksgiving Dinner Will Leave More Stuffing in Your Wallet

Turkey and all the trimmings expected to cost 3 percent less than in 2015.

Tucson Groups to Provide Thanksgiving Dinners

Dozen organizations hold events providing meals to those who can't afford them.

Two Breweries Cross Border to Tap Spirit of Collaboration

Tucson- and Hermosillo-based brewers work together to create Beer Without Borders.

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.

Feeding Our Future: Farmers and Markets

New ways to support small farmers and backyard gardeners, to grow our local food system

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