If you know something that will help others, please let us know and we will add it to the list (form).
(P.S. There is a lot more out there then this small starter list includes. So add away!)
- Efficient Irrigation
- How to Grow in Tucson
- Locally adapted species
- Insect control/ecosystem management
- Nutrient sources & water harvesting
- Harvesting and processing
- Training & Workshops
Watering Trees and Shrubs – An information pamphlet on efficient watering techniques by the UA Cooperative Extension Service
How to Grow in Tucson
Know when to plant dozens of vegetables in Tucson. Based on many years of experience by Tucson Organic Gardeners.
When to plant vegetables, based on experience of Community Food Bank
3rd Edition by Pima County Master Gardeners handbook for gardening in the low desert. Not specifically organic. $10 at the Cooperative Extension office.
The premier source of seeds that are adapted to Tucson.
Desert Harvesters Native Tree list
Valuable list of native tree species that are also edible and/or medicinal.
A classic 1929 book on the use of trees as a food source for both animals and humans. 20 trees are covered.
Major source of biological control – insects, beneficial nematodes, and much more.
Primer on small-scale composting in the desert by Pima County Cooperative Extension Service
Many valuable services including periodic public millings of Mesquite beans.
The Community Food Bank Garden Program provides education, resources, and leadership opportunities to individuals interested in growing their own food.
Las Milpitas de Cottonwood is a community farm that provides educational opportunities, capacity building, and a beautiful physical space for area residents to grow their own food.