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Tucson Fast Food Workers Continue to Demand Better Pay

Local, nationwide protests happening Thursday; movement began two years ago.

Charities Serving Thanksgiving Meals to Tucson's Homeless

Salvation Army, two others are preparing for events that start Tuesday.

Farmers' Market Taps Bounty of Back Yard Gardeners

Consignment program at Community Food Bank allows growers to share and sell "their extra."

Tucson Aerospace Company Looks to Increase Business in Mexico

For past 3 months, Airtronics has been operating a plant in Nogales, Sonora; partners with locals.

AZ Week: State Wine Industry Blooming

Arizona's geography, climate make for a unique taste in the wine, putting the state's wineries on the map.

Culinary History of Ft. Lowell Military on Display

Exhibit offers a window into the lives and culture of the military through food; museum was US Army post from 1873 to 1891.

Dangers of a Sweet Tooth

Sugar is seemingly everywhere and, research shows, it can be addictive; author discusses why, talks new book "Why Diets Fail."

Report: AZ Worse Than Natl Average for 'Food Insecurity'

A new study by the nonprofit Feeding America says 1 in 5 Arizonans are affected by hunger; more alarming 1 in 4 children are struggling to eat.

Fish, Plants, Water Combined in Method, May Help Feed People

More Tucson residents are experimenting with aquaponics systems in their homes or businesses.

Agriculture Act Restores Disaster Aid to AZ Ranchers

Omnibus Federal Farm Bill encompassed a variety of agricultural programs from conservation to food stamps.

Disease Drives Shrimp Prices; UA Researcher Seeks Solution

Syndrome kills species when young, causing entire crops to be lost; scientist finds way to detect it early on.

Building a Southern Arizona Food Economy

Investors, advocates look for ways to grow local and get residents to buy local; it's healthier, they say.

Local Distiller Turns Sonoran Desert Wood into Whiskey

Mesquite craftsman uses native wood to craft unique spirits—and tap into a long scientific legacy.

Pueblo High Builds Community Strength Through Gardening

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

Mexican Tradition of Tamales Reigns During Holidays

Tucson market works overtime to keep up with culinary tradition between Thanksgiving and New Year.

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