Maize Maze at Rio Grande Community Farm

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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…

Ancestral Pesticides Exposures Linked to Multigenerational Disease

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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…

Happy Birthday Westside!

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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…

Veteran Farmer Project Update

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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…

Reduce Food Waste by Gleaning Green

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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…

Gallup’s Giving it Away!

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Gallup’s Giving it Away! The Co-op is going to raffle off a $100 gift card and give the proceeds to the Community Pantry (our local food bank) as part of their annual fundraiser. There’s a facebook…

2014 Annual Co-op Member Meeting

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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…

Compassion for All Species: Bag Credit Donations for Animal Welfare

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Bag Credit Donation of the Month: Animal Humane New Mexico and the Santa Fe Animal Shelter and Humane Society This month we want to focus on two wonderful animal welfare organizations: Animal Humane New Mexico and…

Can YOU Afford Organic Food? Yes!

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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…

Gallup Arts Crawl Tastings

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Gallup Arts Crawl Tastings Sat, Sept 13 from 5 – 9pm We’ll be having the first in a series of tastings at our Gallup store this Saturday. Chef Marko Bello of Eagle Cafe will be preparing…