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Food insecurity in Tucson: on campus and throughout the community

UA staff say about 13,000 students could be considered food insecure, yet the campus pantry says it serves about 3,000 people a year.

The economics and community of food

The Buzz examines how food moves through the economy and how it brings people together.

Arizona restaurants faced with hiring challenges

The industry experienced more than $2 billion in lost sales in 2020.

Patio extensions pop up at Tucson restaurants

A popular program is providing an economic boost during the Pandemic

"Good Food Finder" wants to build roots between growers and consumers.

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La Indita has launched a fundraising campaign to buy its own building

The Tohono O'odham-Mexican restaurant will be moving in April but hopes to stay on Fourth Avenue.

Impact of eased occupancy caps on Tucson restaurants

A discussion with Tucson Metro Chamber President Amber Smith.

Sahuarita breaks ground on new food bank

With the need for assistance growing during the pandemic, the town has received assistance from the Arizona National Guard.

Rights advocates applaud Biden's planned review of public charge rule

The 2019 change made it harder for immigrants to obtain visas and green cards if they used, or might use, government assistance

Cost of a Thanksgiving meal rises

A turkey dinner with all the fixings will cost 10% more this year.

UA professor developing insects as food to address 2050 protein shortage

The global population will reach an estimated 10 billion people by then.

Months into pandemic, food bank says demand remains high

A discussion with the CEO of the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona.

Café Poca Cosa closes

The acclaimed Mexican bistro announced it was closing after decades in business due to COVID-19.

Arizona representatives raise concerns about potential Mexican produce measures

In a letter, the politicians say certain provisions could harm the produce import industry of critical importance to Nogales, Arizona.

Sonora eases path for bacanora producers to sell products locally

A change allows authorized Bacanora producers to sell in shops for regional products without first having to obtain an expensive license.

Pima County health officials outline holiday weekend precautions

Face masks and social distancing are a must for July 4 gatherings.

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