Cultivating prosperity for local farmers and food artisans is the goal of this year’s Arizona Food and Farm Forum, returning to the Town of Gilbert on April 30 - May 1 at the Farm at Agritopia. The event is set to draw farmers and ranchers, community and government leaders, restaurateurs, food access advocates, distributors, and investors from around the region to connect on strategies to increase opportunity for Arizona’s agricultural industry.
The story of Ajo’s Farmers Market Store & Kitchen transcends solutions for addressing food insecurity. This example of grassroots collaboration acts as a model for creating opportunity out of almost any service gap prevalent in a community; exemplifying the necessity for mindful cooperation and adaptation to create meaningful change.
The 2017 Southwest Indigenous Foodways Gathering and Small Scale Producers Forum will be held on December 6-9, 2017 in Ajo, Arizona.
Maybe you’ve heard people throwing this acronym around and wondered what on earth is a CSA? Carrot Soup Association? Canadian Space Agency? Not quite…CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture.
The fourth annual Arizona Food and Farm Finance Forum will be held on May 18-19, 2017, at the University of Arizona’s Environment and Natural Resources 2 Building in Tucson, Arizona, with the aim of influencing the way Arizona feeds itself and does business locally.
The beautiful desert communities in Southern Gila and Eastern Pinal Counties have relied on an economic base of copper mining for well over a century.