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    Volume Discount Month

    October is Volume Discount Month! Now, three times a year, La Montanita celebrates its owners by offering a volume discount shop. October, as Co-op month, is one of those times. Once during the month do a…

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    Maize Maze at Rio Grande Community Farm

    Freak Out of Fractals: This Year’s Maize Maze at Rio Grande Community Farm By Kemper Barkhurst Rio Grande Community Farm has sponsored an annual cornfield maze in Albuquerque since 1997. This year’s maze promises to be among…

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    Ancestral Pesticides Exposures Linked to Multigenerational Disease

    By Beyond Pesticides Staff Edited and reprinted with permission from the journal Beyond Pesticides, July 28, 2014 New research from Michael Skinner, Ph.D.’s laboratory out of Washington State University finds that—yet again—exposure to pesticides may have…

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    Happy Birthday Westside!

    Happy Birthday Westside! Save the Date! We invite you to join us on October 25 at our Westside store to celebrate one year. We will celebrate with cake, grilling on the patio, a puppet show, live…

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    Veteran Farmer Project Update

    Great Growing, Delicious Food By Robin Seydel The members of the Veteran Farmer Project have been busy weeding, harvesting, weeding, selling at the VA growers’ market, weeding, selling at the Railyard market, weeding—get the picture? While…

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    Reduce Food Waste by Gleaning Green

    Gleaning Green: Food for Free by Ari Levaux The voice on the phone gave me directions to a house in a residential neighborhood. The way she spoke made me feel vaguely like James Bond receiving an…

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    Shop & Save Sept 17 – 30

    Shop & Save Sept 17 – 30 Produce Sale Regular California Organic Celery Per Pound 0.79 1.99 California Organic Gala Apples Per Pound 1.99 3.99 California Organic Red Leaf Lettuce bunch 1.49 2.99   Meat Sale…

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    Owner Deals Sept 17 – 30

    Owner Deals Sept 17 – 30 Grocery Sale Regular Aptera Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil 34 oz 9.99 16.99 Sadie’s Local! Salsa 16 ozSelect Varieties 2/$7 4.59 Gimme Organic Seaweed Snacks .35 oz Select Varieties 2/$3…

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    2014 Annual Co-op Member Meeting

    2014 Annual Co-op Member Meeting We welcome all our members to our Annual Membership Gathering on October 18 at 6PM at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, 2401 12th Street NW. Hear about how our Coop is…

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    Can YOU Afford Organic Food? Yes!

    By Valerie Smith, Nob Hill Store Manager As a store manager for La Montanita, I often hear people say that organic is too expensive. Of course, my knee-jerk impulse is to object to both “too” and…

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    Santa Fe Co-op Offers an Education in Cheese

    Santa Fe Co-op Offers an Education in Cheese Beginning this month, Jade McLellan, our Santa Fe Cheese Department head will offer classes on the history, varieties, and methods for making cheese. While you won’t make cheese…

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