Student Newswire of The University of Arizona School of Journalism

Arizona Sonoran News

Arizona Sonoran News

Student Newswire of The University of Arizona School of Journalism

Arizona Sonoran News

Jamie Pacheco, owner of Jamie-Cakes Bakery Boutique, makes red velvet cupcakes in her home on Thursday, April 30, 2015. Photo by: Rebecca Sasnett / Arizona Sonora News

Consumers beware of Arizona cottage food law

HRegan June 29, 2015

Arizonans might want to think twice before chowing down on baked goods sold from home kitchens.The Arizona Home Baked and Confectionary Goods Program, started in 2011, provides broad leniency for home...

David Rogers (right), graduating student cook, and Jon Wirtis, executive chef and instructor, cut salmon for the graduation dinner at Caridad Community Kitchen, 845 N. Main Ave, on Friday, May 1, 2015. Students made dishes to match the Hawaiian theme of the graduation ceremony. Photo taken on Friday, May 1, 2015. Photo by Rebecca Marie Sasnett / Arizona Sonora News

Culinary schools turn unemployed into chefs

HRegan June 8, 2015

The kitchen is crowded as students rush to make salads, fresh mozzarella, and Italian potato dumplings for their daily family meal.Caridad Community Kitchen in Tucson is not the average culinary training...

Dennis McClung, founder of Garden Pool, checks on a rhubarb plant in a raised bed garden. The McClungs organized a community garden for volunteers to work with to help teach more about sustainable growing methods.

Garden pools increase in Arizona

HRegan June 1, 2015

After purchasing their new home in Mesa in 2009, Dennis McClung sketched out a plan for the broken swimming pool in their new backyard.Make it a greenhouse.One year later, the “Garden Pool” was finished....

Gardeners tend to their plots at the Benedictine Monastery Garden in Tucson, Ariz. (Photo by Holly Regan/Arizona Sonora News)

Community gardens take root in Arizona

HRegan April 21, 2015

  More and more Arizonans are getting back to their roots through community gardening. Community gardens in Tucson, Phoenix, Mesa, Flagstaff and other cities across the state are in full bloom,...

Arizona refugee food programs aid melting pot

Arizona refugee food programs aid melting pot

HRegan March 3, 2015

Refugees are settling into Arizona life with the help of a universal staple of life: food. Groups throughout the state are giving refugees the opportunity to share their cultures and traditions with...

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