Stories tagged: "agriculture"


OHSO dog friendly patio
7 Dog-Friendly Places in Phoenix to Take Your Doggo

If you’re looking for places throughout metro Phoenix that will welcome both you and your furry friends, the city more than delivers.

OHSO dog friendly patio
7 Dog-Friendly Places in Phoenix to Take Your Pup

If you’re looking for places throughout metro Phoenix that will welcome both you and your furry friends, the city more than delivers.

Angelica “Jelly” Willis-Smith, one of nine fellows of the city’s Urban Agriculture Fellowship Program, harvests garlic from the Project Roots garden in Phoenix on March 25, 2022. “Gardening is like you’re God for a day,” Willis-Smith says. “You get to plant these seeds, you get to cultivate them, you get to decide where they get to go, you get to cultivate and create life.” (Photo by Hope O’Brien/Cronkite News)
Phoenix Fellowship Cultivating the Next Generation of Urban Farmers

The Phoenix Office of Environmental Programs’ Urban Agriculture Fellowship Program places city residents ages 18 to 24 with urban farms to train them.

Photo by Jae C. Hong, Associated Press
Free Milk Floods Into Schools and Food Banks as Dairy Farmers Look for Ways to Offload Surplus

Business shutdowns and uncertainty surrounding reopening schools has left Arizona dairy farmers with massive stockpiles of excess milk.

Will American farms finally get help in solving their worker shortage?

New bill would reform and expand visa program allowing employers to bring foreign workers to the U.S. to fill farm jobs