Local organizations work to feed Tucson’s homeless

In Pima County, 1,574 people are homeless, according to the Arizona Housing Coalition. Local organizations, Felicia’s Farm and Casa Maria are aiming to help feed Pima County’s neediest. Casa Maria, located at 401 East 26th Street, opened in 1981 and has served hungry Tucsonans 363 days a year. The soup kitchen originally only served around…

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Arizona dairy farmers preserve milk

A hundred cows at the Caballero dairy munch alfalfa under the spacious barn while fans and misters keep them cool during a 79-degree spring day.

The cool digs are not just about making cows feel comfortable, especially when temperatures hit 115 or more in the summer, said dairy owner Craig Caballero. New research indicates that ambient temperature affects milk production, and for Arizona farmers that means money.

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