Our Deepest Gratitude: Annual Membership Gathering Thanks

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By Robin Seydel During this time of year our thoughts turn to Thanksgiving celebrations and all the things for which we are grateful. In these meditations I feel incredibly blessed to have the opportunity to work…

Back To the Future: Cooperatives for Ecological Regeneration

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By Courtney White Cooperative Behavior “Food for People, Not for Profit”—as with many co-ops that started up in the late 60s and early 70s, this was the original slogan of La Montañita Food Cooperative, which was…

Quality Seed from Quality Farmers

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Family Farmers Seed Cooperative: Farmer Owned and Operated By Dan Hobbs and Members of the FFSC The Family Farmers Seed Cooperative (FFSC) is a farmer owned and operated cooperative with members in seven western states. Our…

Co-ops are Everywhere: Shifting the Focus of Business

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By Sarah Wentzel Fisher Co-ops often hide in plain sight. They are all around us all over the world. The take the form of electric companies, agricultural businesses, sporting goods stores, media outlets, banks, breweries, bookstores,…

Bag Credit Organization of the Month: Conservation Voters of New Mexico Education Fund

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By Liliana Castillo At Conservation Voters New Mexico Education Fund (CVNMEF), we believe that protecting our environment starts with the people of New Mexico. Our vision is for a New Mexico where decision-makers and public policies…

20th Annual Dia del Rio! Fall with the Open Space Division

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by Kent Swanson, Associate Planner, City of Albuquerque Open Space Division Ours is a city of contrasting landscapes, with vast desert scrublands giving way to the lush river forest of the Rio Grande bosque, and piñon/juniper…

Santa Fe Farmers’ Market: Fall Fiesta!

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Celebrating Local Food, Culture and Community October 11 the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market Pavilion Enjoy a beautiful evening of delicious local food, honor fine local producers, and share the joy of community with the local agricultural…

Cheese Classes Continue!

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Cheese Classes Continue! Jade McLellan, our Santa Fe Cheese Department head will continue her workshop series on cheese on the third Thursday of the month, for the next three months. While you won’t make cheese at these…

Local Food Festival and Field Day

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Local Food Festival & Field Day Discover the Many Faces of Local Food Sunday, October 12, 2014 from 11am-4pm At Gutierrez-Hubbell House 6029 Isleta Blvd. SW, 87105 By Tiffany Terry, MRCOG Agricultural Collaborative At the sixth…

Kombucha: “The Tea of Immortality”

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By Amylee Udell Kombucha now occupies an entire refrigerated section in the Co-op. Kombucha is sweet, fermented tea. It is fermented by a SCOBY, a Symbiotic Colony of Bacteria and Yeast, also known as the mother…