There is a growing demand for locally grown food in New Mexico, but farmers here are getting older. The average age is 65. However, there are programs that aim to inspire and train up-and-coming young farmers.
The town of Jerome is known for a lot of things: a raucous past, ghosts, wine and historic homes. Many of those homes have been available as short term vacation rentals – until now. Officials recently told homeowners they’re in violation of Jerome’s planning and zoning regulations.
Last month, a college student in Georgia challenged young people to post videos of themselves defacing the American flag. Then an Eastern Arizona man responded by posting a video on Facebook calling for people to get a flag and display it proudly.
Remember the big storms we had last fall? Those are examples of emergency situations where our local government works around the clock to ensure safety. Well, most often those problems aren’t handled in government office buildings.
Half a million people who bought a cactus-based drink from a Scottsdale company will soon be getting checks in the mail. This comes after a lawsuit alleging that the company Trivita touted bogus health claims.