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Raising Urban Chickens Interests Tucson Residents

City has a small but growing community of people who raise chickens in backyards; local school uses them for learning purposes.

Event Recycles Hundreds of Gallons of Old Cooking Oil

Green Friday takes place the day after Thanksgiving; people can drop off used oil which can then also be converted into biodiesel.

Chef's Inspiration Comes from Local Ingredients

Omar Huerta, executive chef of Wildflower, says his menu revolves around locally sourced food items.

Researchers Use Social Media to Study Nutrition Patterns

Survey participants used Twitter to document everything they ate and drank, and why, for 3 days.

Ajo: From 'Food Desert' to 'Food Oasis' through Gardening

Healthy lifestyles, local sourcing goals of regional partnership for former mining community.

Doctors, Patients Turn to Food as Medicine

Research reveals that diet can do more than please the palate--it can heal the body too.

Sonoran Hot Dog: 'Sense of Place'

Tucson chef says his dish inspired by icon of culinary landscape

Buzz on Bees: They Communicate

Researcher studies their ways to aid computer, robotic networks

Community Gardening Sprouts in Tucson

Rincon Heights establishes 18 plots, hopes for many more

Passionate Barista Spreads the Gospel of Good Coffee

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

Organic Food Production in Transition

Senior member of Union for Concerned Scientists suggests caution

Take a Tour of Tucson Cuisine

Moveable feast: Downtown lunch-time walks now available

Social Consciousness and Coffee: Now Downtown

Roaster seeks to craft local business attuned to environmental sustainability

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

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

Amanuel Gebremariam, New American

For seventeen years, Amanuel has been sharing his mother's Ethiopian recipes with diners at his restaurant, Zemams.

Web Feature: When the Markous Went Local

One restaurant owner and his family set out to change their lives, and wound up changing their menu

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