PRCF Announces Grant Awards

April 1, 2022 By Sarah Klingenstein The Patagonia Regional Community Fund (PRCF) recently announced its 2022 grants totaling $23,600 to seven area nonprofits. In addition, donations this year from the Burton Family Foundation and the Mar-Walt fund added to these funds for a total of $130,700. This is the first year these additional grants have […]

Local School Program Expanding

March 5, 2022 By Sarah Klingenstein A STEM and creativity program that began several years ago at Patagonia Elementary School is expanding, as teachers develop and pilot a second module this year. ‘The Universe Within’ is homegrown, developed by the nonprofit Mat Bevel Company and the University of Arizona School of Mathematical Sciences.  It is […]

Elgin Wineries Wins Awards

March 5, 2022 By Kat Crockett Kent Callaghan of Callaghan Vineyards in Elgin won seven awards from the premiere panel of wine judges this year, all of them 2019 vintages, at the 2022 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition (SFCWC), which was completed on March 5. There were over 50 judges, reviewing approximately 5,800 wines from […]

N.C. Preserve Reopens

March 5, 2022 By Sarah Klingenstein The Nature Conservancy’s Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve has reopened to visitors, after having been closed for almost two years due to concerns over COVID19 safety. Preserve Manager Marty Lawrence is pleased that the public is back because, while he enjoyed the solitude for a bit, he soon realized he missed the […]