Tucson came in as the 31st worst city, based on quality of life.
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Tucson is a foodie town. But rather than artisan breads and local avocados drawing crowds of tourists, it’s the relationship between diverse plants and people that earned it the distinction of being the first UNESCO City of Gastronomy in the United States in 2015.
The UNESCO distinction came as a result of Tucson’s long agricultural history and its wide-ranging efforts to preserve its food heritage and increase access to healthy, culturally appropriate foods for all residents. And a recent report from the University of Arizona Center for Regional Food Studies, on the “State of Tucson’s Food System,” delved further into how the city can use its UNESCO designation to further improve its food system.
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Jesus Bonillas Jr. and Guillermo Gallegos, both Tucsonans, invested $2 million dollars into the food hall concept through their company called the Common Group, which focuses on real estate projects in under-served areas.
The building used to house the American Meat Co. which served as a Tucson staple for 62 years until closing in 2015.
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From Auction Nation, TUCSON, AZ International Airport Concessionaire Restaurant Auction
Start Date: Week of 5/1/17
End Date: May 9, 2017 7:00 pm
Preview Times: Preview is now through Tuesday 5/9/17 from 9am to 5pm
Location: 1441 E. 17th St Tucson, AZ 85719
Load Out Times: Wednesday 5/10/17, Thursday 5/11/17 and Friday 5/12/17 from 9am to 5pm