Years ago, we posted our first article on the historic Steam Pump Ranch and Oro Valley Farmers Market on North Oracle Road not far from Catalina State Park. The ranch was started in 1874 by German immigrants George Pusch and Johann Zellweger. In order to make the ranch viable, they … Continue reading
We have numerous Farmers’ Markets around Tucson. Here you will find a lot more than just farm-fresh fruits and vegetables. The list of goodies ranges widely from market to market, but I know you can find free-range, grass-fed Angus beef…Continue reading
Friends of ours recently traveled to Apple Annie’s in Willcox for some fruits and veggies for canning. I am ever fond of Elaine’s Bread and Butter Pickles. I grew up in a small farming town in northern Utah and, once we moved to Tucson, found myself missing the pick-it-yourself produce … Continue reading
Below are Saguaro Fruit Recipes and Additional Learning Resources gathered from a recent Study Program presented by the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. For the Slideshow on our recent Saguaro Fruit Harvest experience see our post here. Connie’s Punched-up Punch 1 gallon prickly pear juice 1 C sugar (opt) 12-oz. can orange … Continue reading
Not too long ago I posted an article about our Behind The Scenes Tour of the new Warden Aquarium at the Desert Museum. In that piece I included a photograph of two young gentlemen, perhaps 5 and 7 years of age, with their hands in the Touch Tank learning about sea life up close and […]Continue reading
Specialty Market at La Encantada Visit the website 2905 E. Skyline Dr. TucsonContinue reading
Maynard’s is located in the historic Tucson Train Depot a few yards from where Wyatt Earp killed Frank Stillwell after the Gunfight at the OK Corral.
No point in going to elaborate, detailed descriptions of their extensive menu.