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The Salvation Army Tucson will serve their annual Thanksgiving community meal this year.

As Thanksgiving Day is nearly here and various organizations in Tucson will be providing free meals to people who can't afford making their own or have no place to go. Read more»

Barbata is a downstairs addition to chef Tyler Fenton's restaurant, BATA, serving European-inspired appetizers, desserts and craft cocktails. Read more»

Artwork such as pottery and jewelry made by local and regional artists will be brought to the Tucson Museum of Art market.

The Tucson Museum of Art Fall Artisans Market is back full swing from Friday, Nov. 18 to Sunday, Nov. 20. The market is a three-day gathering where vendors from all over Arizona and other states share their art in a community setting. Read more»

Eddie Granillo presents wind sculptures and arrowheads at the 2021 Barrio Hollywood Art Show.

Over 19 local artists will take part in the Barrio Hollywood Art Show on Saturday at the El Rio Neighborhood Center. Read more»

The sweet baidaj fruit has ruby red pulp that can make juice, syrup, and jellies. The saguaro fruit harvest marks the beginning of the O’odham New Year and the arrival of the monsoon storms.

The Department of Interior is launching an initiative to support Native American health and nutrition efforts through Indigenous food hubs - utilizing Indigenous knowledge to develop holistic approaches to support Native food sovereignty movements. Read more»

Local mariachi and folklorico dancers will hold performances during the weekend.

Tucson Meet Yourself is coming back to Downtown Tucson for the 48th time this weekend. The free festival features booths with vendors, food, performers and more. Read more»

Las Hermanas beer is available on draft at Borderlands Brewing Co.

Last Friday night, Borderlands Brewing Company's taproom opened it's doors for the release party of the 2nd edition of Las Hermanas beer. Read more»

The Blacktop Grill's sopapillas are served topped with a drizzle of sea salt caramel or organic honey.

Sonoran Restaurant Week is back for a fourth year. From Sept. 9 to 18, more than 100 Tucson restaurants will offer special prix fixe menus priced $25, $35 or $45. Read more»

After two years in which COVID-19 relief funds helped pay for free meals for all students, school districts find themselves this fall trying to deliver meals with less support and much-higher prices than before, due to inflation.

Officials in school districts across Arizona are scrambling to figure out how to afford meals for students at a time when inflation nationwide is running at the highest level in decades - with even the rising cost of food storage putting the pinch on school districts. Read more»

The 33 new VISTA members to be placed throughout Arizona will contribute to food distribution efforts, pack meal kits and organize volunteers at the food bank they serve.

AmeriCorps, the federal agency for national service and volunteerism, has granted the Arizona Food Bank Network $180,000 to support 33 on-the-ground volunteers who will serve at food banks across Arizona in hopes of reducing food insecurity. Read more»

Female brewers work together to pour grains into the mill.

In 2020, women from both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border made history with the first collaboration between all-female brewers. Two years later, they were back in Tucson, creating a second edition of "Las Hermanas" beer. Read more»

More than 300 cities have adopted local food councils in recent years and roughly two dozen have appointed a food policy director to local government.

No American city has bested the problem of low grocery access, but as communities across the country re-evaluate strategies for addressing food-access gaps, a collaborative approach that favors a network of community-led projects could be the new model. Read more»

An electric stove is more than twice as efficient as a gas stove, and induction stoves are even more efficient.

New research suggests that natural gas is not the “clean” alternative the industry touts, and a gas stove is likely polluting your home and contributing to climate change. Read more»

Anglers should limit their consumption of catfish from Patagonia Lake because of elevated mercury levels. State officials said adults shouldn't eat more than 2.5 ounces per week of fish from the Southern Arizona lake, while children shouldn't eat more than 2 ounces per month Read more»

Nearly two dozen GOP attorneys general - including Arizona AG Mark Brnovich - filed a complaint in federal court against the USDA and its interpretation of the executive order requiring federal agencies to review and revamp policies related to gender or sexual orientation. Read more»

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