Local Grower Spotlight: Jorge’s Story

Jorge is so devoted to feeding all creatures that when he harvests his homegrown vegetables for the farmers’ market, he always leaves a few behind for the garden animals to snack on. Jorge Felix Pinon grew up surrounded by fruit trees on his grandparents’ ranch in Chihuahua, Mexico. He has spent his lifetime cultivating his… Read More

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Partner Spotlight: The Native American Advancement Foundation

Hiv[h]ai is the O’odham word for sunflower. Kai means seed.   For Addy, teaching kids in the GuVo district of the Tohono O’odham Nation about growing food is about more than just having something fresh to eat.   “It’s about investing in long-term food sovereignty,” says Addy, “and reasserting our traditional food systems, our culture, and our language.”   Addy is the Garden Coordinator with the Native American… Read More

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