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Project Roots’ half-acre garden is at Spaces of Opportunity, a 19-acre plot of land in south Phoenix that’s home to multiple incubator farms and community gardens.  Photo taken in south Phoenix on March 25, 2022.

The Urban Agriculture Fellowship Program - funded by the American Rescue Plan and created to address challenges brought to light through interviews with urban farmers during the COVID-19 pandemic - aims to educate and feed the community. Read more»

Victor Palafox uses an air-powered saw to separate a panel’s glass and solar cells from its aluminum frame at We Recycle Solar in Yuma on Feb. 9, 2022.

Waste is a problem around the world as solar power becomes more affordable and the need to reduce fossil fuel usage more acute - but solar recycling isn’t yet cost effective, and not all materials used in panels can be extracted – problems the industry and researchers are working on. Read more»

Members of the Archer-Ragsdale Arizona Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen pose for a photo at the end of the ninth annual Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day at Luke Air Force Base in Glendale on March 24, 2022.

Amid the roar of jets taking off and landing at Luke Air Force Base, members of the Archer-Ragsdale Arizona Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen gathered in Hangar 999 for Arizona’s ninth annual Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day. Read more»

A case on the wall of Lowell Observatory’s Steele Visitor Center allows visitors to vote on whether Pluto is a planet or a dwarf planet. 'It doesn’t stand for anything officially, but it’s a fun way to raise some money and show people’s voice,' Lowell Observatory historian Kevin Schindler says.

The same finding that brought astronomical fame to Flagstaff and the Tombaugh family has provided Lowell Observatory with a tradition they hope to continue for generations by celebrating one of the city’s defining scientific moments - the 92nd anniversary of the discovery of Pluto. Read more»

El mural pintado por Lucretia Torva y Jennifer White está en el lado oeste del Footprint Center en el centro de Phoenix.

La Shining Light Foundation encargó 28 murales, que representan los días del Mes de la Historia Negra, como parte del Proyecto de Murales de la Historia Negra para educar y empoderar a los arizonenses. Read more»

One of 'Just' Dixon’s murals depicts Black Olympic medalists Alice Coachman, Simone Biles and Tommie Smith. The mural took six days to complete.

The Shining Light Foundation commissioned 28 murals representing the days of Black History Month for the Black History Mural Project, started last year to educate and empower Arizonans - each mural features prominent or impactful Black figures with a unique theme. Read more»