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Meet Some of the Farmers from Spaces of Opportunity

Meet Some of the Farmers from Spaces of Opportunity

In Phoenix, overlooked by South Mountain, farmers are growing rows of vegetables, citrus trees and nopals, or prickly pear cactus, on a 19-acre urban farm. In the heart of south Phoenix lies Spaces of Opportunity, a collaboration of Desert Botanical Garden, Tiger...
Challie Facemire Q&A

Challie Facemire Q&A

Meet Challie Facemire, Program Director for the Central Arizona Conservation Alliance Central Arizona Conservation Alliance (CAZCA) was founded in 2012 as an ongoing initiative of Desert Botanical Garden. Together with regional partners, CAZCA developed a long-term...
Ryan Thayer Q&A

Ryan Thayer Q&A

Desert Botanical Garden is excited to announce Ryan Thayer has joined as the first executive director for Spaces of Opportunity. Spaces of Opportunity is a 14-acre incubator farm, family garden and on-site farmers market in south Phoenix that provides affordable...

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