Stories tagged: "farm"


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 John Locher, Associated Press
7 Million Reasons to Conserve Water in Arizona

The Colorado River supplies water to farms and cities all across Arizona — but experts say that might not be the case for long.

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.