The Mission Garden Project is run by the non-profit, Friends of Tucson's Birthplace. Located west of downtown, it features Sonoran Desert-adapted fruit orchards and vegetable gardens interpreting 4,000 years of agriculture in Tucson. Video by: Mamta Popat / Arizona Daily Star
Mamta Popat has been a photojournalist with the Arizona Daily Star since 2003. She covers a wide range of topics including daily life, news, border issues and Pac-12 sports. She's the only vegetarian in the photo department.