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ACF of Yavapai County recognizes 2020 Shining Stars

The Arizona Community Foundation of Yavapai County invites the community to view, like, and share the Facebook videos that five nonprofits have created showcasing their work and impact in Prescott and the Verde Valley. These nonprofits—known as ACF of Yavapai County’s ‘Shining Stars’—will have a chance to receive funding based on the number of ‘likes’ …

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1980 Groundwater Management Act

Arizona’s Groundwater Management Act, passed by state lawmakers in 1980, remains one of the most stringent groundwater codes in the county. It addresses concerns about how to support water supply needs for economic development and residents’ quality of life in areas of the state with a high reliance on groundwater. Five active groundwater management areas …

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Prescott Farmers Market celebrates National Farmers Market Week

Prescott Farmers Market (PFM) will celebrate National Farmers Market Week next week, August 2 – 8, 2020. National Farmers Market Week is a celebration started by the U.S. Department of Agriculture that highlights the important role farmers markets play in the nation’s food system.    Normally, farmers markets across the country recognize National Farmers Market …

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Arizona dairy farms pivot from restaurants to food banks as COVID-19 shifts demand

Thousands of gallons of wasted milk. Unpredictable, zigzagging prices. Abrupt dips and surges in demand. The past four months have been a roller coaster for Arizona dairy farms, as the COVID-19 pandemic dramatically changed the way some of their biggest clients did business. The ride isn’t over yet: Arizona is a COVID-19 hotspot, meaning impacts …

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