Tucson Celebrates With Arizona’s Largest Agave Festival

From April 28th- May 7th, the historic Hotel Congress and many other partners including Visit Tucson and the Mexican Consulate, are collaborating on this one of a kind festival.  Agave Heritage Week celebrates the cultural, commercial, and culinary significance of agave on the border region through a festival of seminars, trade shows, and world-class culinary events.  

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Pat Connors Award for Community Focused Business Presented to Mama Louisa's

Tucson Originals and Local First Arizona are keeping the spirit of restaurateur Pat Connors alive with an award in his honor. For embodying the kindness, generosity, and commitment to his community that Pat was known for, Michael Elefante of Mama Louisa’s is the inaugural recipient of The Pat Connors Award.

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Are You Interested In Financial and Ecological Sustainability?

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona is exploring opportunities to collaborate with a public or private entity in developing one acre of our Cracchiolo DK Ranch for the joint purposes of 1) producing “locally-sourced” micro-greens and other vegetables in a financially and ecologically sustainable manner primarily for sale to restaurants in Yavapai and Coconino counties, Arizona, and 2) supporting education programs delivered by University of Arizona Cooperative Extension and academic units and Yavapai College.

 

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