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Grocery Prices Rise 6% in Three Months in Arizona

Much of the increase can be traced to the cost of beef

Grocery Chain Haggen to Shut its Last Tucson Location

Washington state-based company will close in Arizona, Nevada, California.

Baby chickens are pictured at the Arizona Feeds Country Store in South Tucson on April 2, 2015.

Tucson Planning Commission OKs Backyard Chickens

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

UA Public Health Researchers Focus on Food Crop Safety

Irrigation monitoring strategies will reduce human sickness

Residents in Ajo are making an effort to increase the amount of healthy foods in their community and encourage more exercise by getting people to participate in gardening projects throughout the town.

Community Food Bank Expands in Southeastern Arizona

Facility in Willcox provides additional cooling and warehouse space.

Chef Michael Omo (right) helps prep food in the Arizona Room, a campus restaurant.

What Does It Take to Feed an Entire University?

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

Oranges glow in the Arizona sunshine.

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.

Iraqi refugee Hussein Alhamka, who with his wife Shreena and their 12 children, grow more than 20 types of fruits and vegetables for sale.

Fleeing Homelands and Finding Refuge in Familiar Foods

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

José Cano demonstrates how to connect irrigation pipe.

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

How One Woman Learned to Redefine Food

Megan Kimble on her new book 'Unprocessed: My city-dwelling year of reclaiming real food'.

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.

Velvet Mesquite

Mesquite Bean Season in the Desert; Can You Eat Them?

Identify the edible seedpods in your neighborhood with local harvesters

Desert harvesters are harvesting mesquite trees.

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.

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