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High school students working in a community garden.

Pueblo High Builds Community Strength Through Gardening

High school students build relationships through intergenerational project in South Tucson.

We visit Anita Street Market, where this time of year residents in the area depend on the small family run business for holiday food essentials including freshly made tamales.

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.

People eating at Cafe Desta a cafe owned and managed by refugees.

Ethiopian Restaurant Seeks to Empower Refugees

Collective business model as path to ownership way for new residents to invest in community.

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.

Sonoran Hot Dog: 'Sense of Place'

Tucson chef says his dish inspired by icon of culinary landscape

Neighbors shovel rich soil for the first plots in Rincon Heights' community garden.

Community Gardening Sprouts in Tucson

Rincon Heights establishes 18 plots, hopes for many more

EXO Roast, a new coffee roasting company, has opened in downtown Tucson and the owners are banking on a boon in business as the area prepares for the arrival of the modern streetcar.

Tucson Coffee Crawl Gets Perking

New event will spread word about Downtown's active brewing scene

We have a profile of a coffee expert, Noel Trapp, who's consulting services have been sought around the world and we find out why he has decided to make Tucson his home.

Passionate Barista Spreads the Gospel of Good Coffee

In one Tucson coffee shop, an unusual coffee expert pursues the perfect cup of joe.

Martin Luther Kink, jr

AZ Illustrated: MLK Day, Monday, Jan. 16, 2012

MLK Day of Service grant for Tucson's Nonviolent Legacy Project

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

Kimberly Craft interviews Linda Berzok about her book, "Storied Dishes," and also speaks to one of the contributing authors, Jashio Pei.

Are We What We Eat?

New collection of essays celebrates the stories families create through food

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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