Ownership is Membership: A Magical Combination

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By Martha Whitman We hit a magic combination for this year’s annual meeting. Between a good location (Indian Pueblo Cultural Center), good food (hard to go wrong there), and a guest speaker (Gar Alperovitz), we had…

ABQ Hour Exchange: How Can We Help Each Other?

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By Robert Allen, ABQ Hours Have you ever needed a helping hand with a chore but you didn’t know who to call? Or didn’t have the money to pay someone for help? Not everyone has family,…

Vegan Chopped Liver

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PrintVegan Chopped Liver Total Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes Serving Size: 8-10 From lrvonne NewmanThis amazing dish, the result of a simple to prepare recipe, will surely get a welcome reception. Lentils, walnuts and brown rice…

Co-op Member Patronage Refund for 2014 Declared

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December 2014 Dear Member, Your La Montañita Co-op Board of Directors is pleased to announce a patronage dividend in the total amount of $425,000. This represents 1.69% of member sales for the fiscal year ending August…

Plan for a Peaceful Holiday

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By Dr. Cheryl Lentz Are you tired of always feeling you are putting out fires around this time of year? Do you feel you are always rushing from one holiday event to the next? Overwhelmed and…

Saving Green this Holiday Season!

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By Katherine Mullé The holiday season is a favorite time of year for many. As we are often swept away in a whirlwind of holiday parties, spending time with family, braving the mall for that perfect…

Shopping Your Values

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by Amylee Udell The recent controversy in our very own Co-op over Eden foods and whether to discontinue carrying their products due to the company’s refusal to cover contraception became very heated. Wherever you stand on…

Bag Credit Donation of the Month: Habitat for Humanity

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By Beth Goldman, Habitat for Humanity “My name is Maria and as a single mother raising three children, holding two or three jobs in order for me to sustain our home, living has been really hard….

20th Annual “Make A Child Smile” Holiday Giving Tree

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Celebrating Two Decades of Sharing, Caring, and Cooperation for a Brighter Future During each holiday season, Co-op members have shared resources and helped fulfill the holiday needs and wishes of children experiencing hardships in our communities. Every…

Butternut Squash Risotto

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PrintButternut Squash Risotto Total Time: 45 minutes Serving Size: 4 From Adrienne WeissRisotto is one of the most popular Italian dishes. Butternut squash makes this risotto extra special, adding a deep, rich sweetness highlighted by the…