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Mexican trade official: Tomato deal 'at hand' if 100% inspections are dropped

Mexican growers have asked for similar inspection requirements on U.S. produce if any final deal includes the provision.

Food bank teaches nutrition and effective food shopping

The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona trains families to save money and eat nutritiously.

Shortage of summer volunteers squeezes food bank's ability to get food to older residents

Food banks rely on volunteers to pack food boxes for those in need, including seniors experiencing food insecurity.

Florida 'appreciates' new tomato proposal; Nogales growers concerned

A produce distributor based in Nogales says proposed changes are "logistically impossible."

Arizona seeing record numbers for tourism, state office says

Tucson's UNESCO gastronomy designation was a game changer, according to the deputy director.

Mexican tomato imports still up after duties were imposed

Import weights in Nogales have increased year-over-year for two months in a row, though opponents warn higher prices are yet to come.

Pizza, hamburgers and ... local broccoli? School lunch in Tucson

70 years on, a WWII-era program to combat malnutrition is healthier than ever.

Cool spring means rush of Mexican grapes before threatened tariffs

Almost all grapes imported from Mexico passed through Nogales ports last year, data show.

Law Makes Lemonade the Arizona State Drink

The bill faced unusual resistance for feel-good legislation.

Tucson Joins Food Tourism Network

Tucson is the second city in the U.S. to join an international network of cities united by their focus on local food and culinary tourism.

US-Mexico Tomato Import Negotiations Latest Row In Decades-Long Fight

Some U.S. growers see the billions of pounds of tomatoes imported from Mexico as an existential threat.

Looking for a Wine Tasting? New Cochise County Signs Will Help You Find One

The signs will be created and installed using a $5,000 donation from Kinder Morgan.

UA Rooftop Greenhouse Celebrates Path to Production

The greenhouse supplies fresh produce to over 500 students.

Super Bowl a Touchdown for Mexican Avocados

For many Americans, the big game isn't complete without guacamole, and Mexican exporters know it.

US Investigation Into Mexican Tomatoes Could Hurt Imports, Industry Rep Says

A Commerce Department decision means an investigation into tomato dumping will resume in May.

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