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It is worth it to chop your own burgers

I am going to tell you how to make the best burger.

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Record drought saps California honey production

Record drought saps California honey production

In this Wednesday, July 16, 2014 photo, Gene Brandi inspects one of his beehives in Los Banos, Calif. The state is traditionally one of the country’s biggest honey producers, with abundant crops and wildflowers that provide nectar that bees turn into honey. But a three-year drought has left …

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4 at slaughterhouse behind beef recall indicted

4 at slaughterhouse behind beef recall indicted

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California slaughterhouse involved in a massive beef recall processed cows with cancer while U.S. livestock inspectors took lunch breaks and later distributed the diseased cattle, according to federal charges announced Monday.

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4 at slaughterhouse behind beef recall indicted

4 at slaughterhouse behind beef recall indicted

File - In this January 13, 2014 file photo, cows wait to be butchered at Rancho Veal slaughterhouse in Petaluma, Calif. A federal grand jury has indicted four officials at the Northern California slaughterhouse at the center of a massive beef recall, alleging they slaughtered cows with cance…

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Living roofs take root in wine country

Living roofs take root in wine country

Odette Estate is part of a small but blossoming trend of green-roofed wineries.

August 12, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Living roofs take root in wine country

Living roofs take root in wine country

In this photo taken Wednesday, July 16, 2014, the living roof atop the Odette Estate winery is shown in Napa, Calif. Odette Estate, which opened recently, is part of a small but blossoming trend of green-roofed wineries. Their roof combines 8,500 square feet of planted living roof with 2,500…

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Living roofs take root in wine country

Living roofs take root in wine country

In this photo taken Wednesday, July 16, 2014, winemaker Jeff Owens opens a set of doors beneath the living roof at the Odette Estate winery in Napa, Calif. Odette Estate, which opened recently, is part of a small but blossoming trend of green-roofed wineries. Their roof combines 8,500 square…

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Living roofs take root in wine country

Living roofs take root in wine country

In this photo taken Wednesday, July 16, 2014, Christian Oggenfuss stands near solar panels on top of the living roof at the Odette Estate winery in Napa, Calif. Odette Estate, which opened recently, is part of a small but blossoming trend of green-roofed wineries. Their roof combines 8,500 s…

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Living roofs take root in wine country

Living roofs take root in wine country

In this photo taken Wednesday, July 16, 2014, a grape vine frames the living roof atop the Odette Estate winery with the Silverado Trail in the background in Napa, Calif. Odette Estate, which opened recently, is part of a small but blossoming trend of green-roofed wineries. Their roof combin…

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Living roofs take root in wine country

Living roofs take root in wine country

In this photo taken Wednesday, July 16, 2014, barrels of wine are moved with offices and a lab in the background made out of shipping containers beneath the living roof at the Odette Estate winery in Napa, Calif. Odette Estate, which opened recently, is part of a small but blossoming trend o…

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Savvy gardeners celebrate monsoon rain

Savvy gardeners celebrate monsoon rain

Many gardeners abandon plots in summer but there are advantages.

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Program teaches Tucson youth healthy living, leadership skills

The 4-H program is open to youth ages 12 to 19. 

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The secret life of beekeepers

The secret life of beekeepers

Tucson man has what it takes to become a successful beekeeper.

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Coffee to keep you cool

Coffee to keep you cool

Crazy coffees: Chemistry set, nitrous, chile, mesquite or corn.

July 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Education Notes: 4 appointments at TUSD

Education Notes: 4 appointments at TUSD

A weekly roundup of education-related news. 

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Sabino High grad receives agriculture scholarship

Sabino High grad receives agriculture scholarship

Maya Wallace wins $1,000 to use to attend University of Arizona.

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Ask the Garden Sage

Ask the Garden Sage

Growing fava beans, trimming bird of paradise and watering mature citrus trees

June 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Urban-farming supporters decry proposed Tucson code changes

Urban-farming supporters decry proposed Tucson code changes

Tucsonans weighed in once again on the city’s plans to update what’s allowed and what’s forbidden when it comes to planting gardens or raising chickens within city limits.

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Ask the Garden Sage: Keep kissing bugs out of your house

Ask the Garden Sage: Keep kissing bugs out of your house

I am finding kissing bugs in my house. Is there any way to prevent them from getting in and biting us?

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16 NWS SCHOOLS

16 NWS SCHOOLS

Tilapia is a popular fish to raise in aquaponic systems. 

April 30, 2014 9:26 pm

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