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Manzo Elementary's school garden grows sustainable students

Manzo Elementary’s program is the most extensive school garden program in Arizona, and it is the first to have certification from the state for rainwater harvesting, composting and serving garden grown foods in the cafeteria.... Read more»

Cactus rustlers focus of Saguaro Nat'l Park tagging plan

In a new move to protect the state’s iconic plant, Saguaro National Park plans to monitor cactus nurseries to prevent the buying and selling of stolen saguaros from the park. ... Read more»

Community gardens take root in Arizona

The number of community gardens in Tucson has doubled since 2010.... Read more»

More than veggies growing in community gardens

Community gardens proliferating around the country are giving people an opportunity to connect, experts say. At a central Phoenix garden, participants say they build contacts as well as trade gardening tips. ... Read more»

Downtown Lowdown

The DL: Chow Downtown

Many people visit Downtown for the dining delights at any of the more than 50 locally owned restaurants, to see a show, or enjoy a night on the town. Increasingly, retail plays a role in a trip downtown, with options to browse and buy clothing, jewelery, gift and more. But Downtown also offers plentiful opportunities to expand horizons, learn about aspects of our culture, examine the unexamined, and gain a different perspective.... Read more»

UA growing jobs in community garden

A community garden taking root near downtown Phoenix gives homeless people receiving services from the Human Services Campus a chance to learn new skills. The University of Arizona's Cooperative Extension works with social service agencies to provide the instruction. ... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: After challenging winter, gardeners ready for planting

An interview with Mike Hammond, president of Picor Commercial Real Estate, plus financial planner Shelly Fishman with the Tuesday Money Maker Report. Then, gardening expert Phil Seader breaks down do's and don'ts of spring planting, and Jenn Burdick, project manager for the City of Tucson's Broadway Roadway Improvement Project.... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

J.C. Scott: Rio Nuevo District Board releases audit

The latest in an on-going series of Rio Nuevo audits, why corporate personhood is necessary for capitalism, "Operation Clean Sweep," and city building inspectors.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: TIA hopeful incentives will mean more air service

Today on Buckmaster - We get an update on travel at Tucson International Airport from Dick Gruntzel. Then, gardening expert Phil Seader on the one year anniversary of the "big freeze." Next, Republican Dave Sitton talks about why his bid for congress. And to close out the show, we've got a newsmaker interview with Oro Valley Mayor Satish Hiremath.... Read more»

Updated: Man's sight saved after shears impale eye

University Medical Center trauma surgeons saved an eye and the life of an 86-year-old Green Valley man who fell on pruning shears that pierced his eye socket and neck, said Ann Cisneros, a UMC spokeswoman, Monday.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Tucson's 911 system bugs fixed, Walkup says

Tucson Mayor Bob Walkup stopped by to break down Tuesday's 12-hour council meeting and the city's new 911 system. Plus, nutrition and gardening tips.... Read more»