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Stamp Out Hunger food drive coming this Saturday in Tucson

The food bank is asking residents to leave out long-lasting food for mail carriers to pick up.

Food bank to hold citrus drop off this weekend

Drop off sites can be found in parking lots around Southern Arizona.

New mobile food bank plies Tucson neighborhoods

The new refrigerated truck brings directly to the neighborhoods that need it most.

Family, festivities, food

Tamales are a popular holiday meal enjoyed by millions around the world.

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.

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