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The Art of Paying Attention: Raven Conversations

Wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut tells about the things a raven will do for love. Or food.

Can Landmark Tucson Eatery Reopen in Better Times?

La Fuente resisted closure, but eventually couldn't survive; owner still has hopes for it.

Going Native: Showcasing the Gourmet in Heritage Foods

Native Seeds/SEARCH, Friends of Tucson's Birthplace host local produce fest.

Tucson Planning Commission OKs Backyard Chickens

Proposal making urban farming easier moves to City Council for final approval.

What Does It Take to Feed an Entire University?

A tour through the kitchens of the UA with Executive Chef Michael Omo

Citrus-Killing Bacteria Not Affecting Arizona's Industry

Hot weather appears to make state's $37 million crop off limits to disease rampant in other places.

Fleeing Homelands and Finding Refuge in Familiar Foods

Expanding program helps newcomers adjust to change with sustenance they know.

State Rejects Requested Ban on Expanding Irrigation

Farmers in Cochise County lose petition to to stop further development in their area.

Arizona Food Prices Down, Despite Spike in Egg Cost

Quarterly survey shows a slight rise since beginning of the year, drop compared to 2014

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.

Harvesting Desert's Bounty Topic of Classes

Santa Cruz Farmer's Market will host demonstrations this month.

Want to Cut Food Waste? Change How You Shop

New research shows more frequent trips to grocery store can keep food fresh, save money.

Chile - Pride of New Mexico - Suffering in Drought

Too much salt in groundwater leaves some long-time growers with little to plant, harvest.

Tech Contributes to Growth of Arizona Produce Imports

Keeping product fresh longer and speeding up wait times at border are key, industry workers say.

Navajo Nation 'Junk Food' Tax Clashes with Economics

Half of population living in poverty; for them, snack foods are cheaper than fresh, healthy products.

More Kids Loading Fruit onto School Lunch Trays, Study Finds

Tucson Unified School District food services staff say fruit is one of the most popular lunchtime items.

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