Eating well can be hard to do — but not because of a lack of options. Farmers markets make finding fresh-picked produce (and a variety of locally made specialty foods and products, like hummus and bath soaps) convenient in and around the East Valley.
This year, like every year since 1996, thousands of lights will sparkle down Chandler Boulevard in Ahwatukee Foothills and the entire community will be welcome to attend a festival to kick off the holiday season, but there has been several times over the years when the future of the Festival of Lights wasn’t so certain.
Fall comes to Desert Botanical Garden with a pumpkin patch, country entertainment and carnival games, along with a hay bale maze, games and hayrides. Food and beverages are also available from the Market.
For Kachina, of all the streets in Ahwatukee, to have fast and reckless driving is just sad. I should add littering, for at the southern end of Kachina Drive one can often see cans and bottles as well as fast-food packaging tossed out to the side of the road.