GVR Needle-Arts Club

Posted on February 13, 2019

“Idle Hands are the Devil’s Workshop”. This is the adage that many of our ancestors lived by. When their long day’s work was done, they always had some form of stitching nearby for their “free” time. For many years, Vicky Mournian and I attended stitching festivals around the country. We always noticed no matter where, […] Continue

Nutritious Nuts for a Healthy Community

Posted on February 6, 2019

The only tree nut native to North America, the pecan is as naturally wholesome as it is delicious. Good thing there’s a plentiful supply of pecans in Green Valley! In fact, Green Valley Pecan Company boasts a rich history not only in harvesting this nutrient-rich nut, but also in cultivating a healthy, active community. The […] Continue

A Progressive Food Heritage and History Tour

Posted on January 25, 2019

The Presidio District Experience Celebrating Tucson’s UNESCO City of Gastronomy designation, the tour includes stops at four locations in the historic Presidio District of Downtown Tucson.  Participants experience Tucson’s complex food heritage and the fusion of Old and New World ingredients while hearing great stories of Tucson’s history in some of it’s more historic locations. […] Continue

Green Valley Recreation Computer Club

Posted on January 15, 2019

The Green Valley Recreation Computer Club provides exchange of information, classes, tech support, one-to-one assistance, and on-site equipment to those members of Green Valley Recreation, Inc. who share an interest in PC and Mac computers, tablets, smartphones, and Microsoft, Linux, and Apple software. Yearly membership is only $25.00/individual or $35.00/family. Please visit our website at ccgvaz.org and follow […] Continue

Park-to-Park Hike along the Anza Trail

Posted on September 26, 2018

Tumacácori National Historical Park News Release To recognize and commemorate the 50th anniversary of the National Trails Act, Tumacácori National Historical Park will offer hikers the opportunity to walk the four-mile stretch of the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail between Tumacácori and Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, catching a free ride back to […] Continue

Green Valley Pecan Company is Expanding

Posted on July 31, 2018

The temperature is about to drop at Green Valley Pecan Company. After nearly two years of planning, the company recently broke ground on the construction of a refrigerated warehouse. The new building—consisting of 40,000 square feet—will also have the capability to be used as a freezer. While a large refrigerated building might sound like an […] Continue

Pecan Harvesting at Green Valley Pecan Company

Posted on April 10, 2018

Ask locals to identify something special about the region, chances are they’ll say “the pecan orchards.” Spanning more than 7000 acres in the Sahuarita and Green Valley area, the Green Valley Pecan Company’s farm has become a defining sight in the community, with the trees marking the change in seasons. Perhaps the most exciting time […] Continue

If Your Game Is Golf

Posted on February 21, 2018

If you are looking to work on your golf game, there are few better places than Green Valley. It can be argued that the year-round weather in southern Arizona is the best in the country. Most days through the winter will have highs between 60-80 degrees and with the 2500 ft. elevation our summer temperatures […] Continue

9th Annual Sahuarita Pecan Festival

Posted on February 12, 2018

Green Valley Pecan Company hosted the 9th Annual Sahuarita Pecan Festival on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 at the Green Valley Pecan farm. Families and friends celebrated Veterans Day at the Festival with horse-drawn wagon rides, pecan cracking contests, tractor pull contests, and Veteran recognition events, including a flyover by the 162nd Wing and a special […] Continue

Green Valley Among the “Best Places to Retire”

Posted on January 15, 2018

The folks who live in Green Valley, AZ have known for many years that it is one of the best places to retire. The marvel of this great community has typically been promoted by word-of-mouth from friend to friend and neighbor to neighbor. Now it seems as though others are taking notice. Continue

Green Valley: Birding Basecamp Extraordinaire!

Posted on December 19, 2017

Just about every birder with a life list in North America knows that Southeast Arizona is birding Disneyland. If they haven’t been, they are probably planning a trip. At the very least they have been subjected to countless enthusiastic “You gotta goooooo!” admonishments from fellow bird nerds. Continue

Free Yourself in Tucson

Posted on December 18, 2017

Green Valley, Arizona is in a prime location to enjoy all that Tucson has to offer, just 30 minutes away. Residents of Green Valley often take advantage of the easy drive to access unique attractions, arts and culture, cuisine, nightlife, and the vibrancy of Tucson’s revitalized downtown. Continue