Press and Media

Travel Awaits
“How to spend a day in Tucson, Arizona”
Desiree Rew, October 11, 2018

AAA Traveler Worldwise
Two of a Kind: UNESCO Creative Cities of Gastronomy

New York Times
“36 Hours in Tucson”
Elaine Glusac, September 20, 2018

Arizona Daily Star
Some historic trees at Tucson’s Benedictine Monastery will be saved
Gabriela Rico, August 15, 2018

Fine Dining Lovers
“Tucson Arizona: A City Tasting Tour”
Amie Watson, May 16, 2018

Reforma | De Viaje
“Siete Facetas de Tucson”
May 2018

Le Devoir
“Tucson, ville créative de la gastronomie,” by Katherine Lefebvre
March 10, 2018

Arizona Daily Star
“City halts work after earth-movers grade Tucson’s birthplace site,” by Tony Davis
December 11, 2017

“Tucson group claims city began project on protected land,” by Alyx Dote
December 11, 2017

New York Times
Tucson Becomes an Unlikely Food Star,by Kim Severson
August 24, 2016

USA Today
Chasing the sources in Tucson’s budding food scene, by Ashley Day
August 19, 2016

The Guardian
“Tucson, Arizona, cultivates its foodie reputation – with a nod from UNESCO, by Kate Eshelby
July 17, 2016

Arizona Daily Star
Mission Garden Will Take You Back Centuries
May 7, 2016

Edible Baja Arizona online
3rd Annual San Ysidro Festival
May, 2016

Edible Baja Arizona, Issue 16
Our City of Gastronomy
A World City
January 2016

Edible Baja Arizona, Issue 15
Coyote Talking, November/December 2015
December 2015

The Plant Press, Arizona Native Plant Society
* Interpreting Ethonobotany at Mission Garden, Tucson, AZ, Part 1
(please see page 17)
Winter 2015
Mission Garden is recreated at the base of ‘A’ Mountain
September 2015

Edible Baja Arizona, Issue 12
Rise of the Clones
May 2015

Edible Baja Arizona, Issue 10
** A Gastronomy of Place
January 2015

Edible Baja Arizona, Issue 4
** Taste Memory. Dad’s sour-orange marmalade, memories, and migrations.
January 2014

Edible Baja Arizona, Issue 3
In Padre Kino’s Veggie Garden
December 2013

Arizona Public Media
A report featuring the Mission Garden Project
November 11, 2013

Tucson Weekly
Growing Tucson’s History
Mission Gardens

August 29, 2013
An article by Chelo Grubb

Arizona Daily Star
Big Jim: The Mission Gardens

August 16, 2013
An article by Big Jim Griffith

Founding member of FOTB Board, Diana Hadley, finalist for
Arizona Cox Conserves Heroes Award

August, 2013

Zocalo Magazine
January 2013–story located on page 8
By Teya Vitu

Summer at Mission Garden – why we need your help now!
Every donor has their own reason for contributing to Friends of Tucson’s Birthplace. Discover yours here.

2012 Annual Report
In our first year as developers and operators of Mission Garden, we accomplished more than we originally thought possible.

Evidence for Large-scale Agave Cultivation in the Marana Community
Suzanne K. Fish, Paul R. Fish, and John H. Madsen

Position Paper-Final
January 2013
By Friends of Tucson Birthplace Board Members

Mission Garden’s New Tree of Life
July 2012
By Raul Ramirez

** Tasting History (video)
November 2012
By Dena Cowan and Jesus M. Garcia

Arizona Daily Star
These volunteers could succeed where Rio Nuevo failed

August 12, 2012
An article by Josh Brodesky

New York Times
** Seeds of an Era Long Gone

November 21, 2012
An article by Michael Tortorello

The Importance of the Historical and Cultural Assets of Tucson and the Santa Cruz Valley
By Friends of Tucson’s Birthplace

KVOA 4 News
Raising Money to Cultivate History

December 5, 2011

La Estrella de Tucsón
Proyectan nueva vida donde se originó Tucsón

November 25, 2011
An article by Rhonda Bodfield

Arizona Daily Star 
Fruit trees re-create Tucson’s birthplace

December 6, 2010
An article by Tom Beal

Tucson Weekly
Putting Down Roots

April 29, 2010
An article by Dave Devine