Posts tagged Arizona Public Media
Tucson Joins Food Tourism Network

This week, Tucson played host to representatives from Europe, Asia, and Mexico whose home cities each value and prioritize local food and gastronomy. Known as the Delice Network, the group works together to share their different strategies and methods of promoting food culture at the local level.

Tucson recently joined the ranks as the 27th member, with Chicago as the only other U.S. city. 

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Feeding Our Future: Incubating Food Start-Ups in the City of Gastronomy

The City of Gastronomy designation shines a new light on Tucson’s food scene. Independently owned food businesses are the largest-growing sector in Tucson’s economy, from food trucks to independent restaurants to salsa makers. The food industry accounts for 14 percent of all jobs in the city. But launching a successful food business takes more than just a good recipe, especially for low-income entrepreneurs.

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