Soil: Care and Feeding for Crop Success


The Carbon Economy Series presents Rodale’s Elaine Ingram: March 12-13 By Iginia Boccalandro Can you imagine if you could grow anything you wanted with the soil in your yard? If you could use less water, produce…

Soil Restoration in the Southwest


By Amanda Bramble, Ampersand Sustainable Learning Center One doesn’t have to go far anywhere in the Southwest to see that soil erosion is a problem. Roots are exposed, head cuts start then grow, any organic material…

What’s on Your Plate?


What’s on Your Plate? By Eleanor Bravo, Food and Water Watch Santa Fe Passes GMO Labeling! Now its Albuquerque’s Turn What’s on your plate? Because there are no laws requiring genetically modified organisms (GMOs) be labeled,…

Food Value Chains Redux


This month as we look at the Co-op Distribution Center’s activity, we revisit a topic touched on in our first installment—food value chains. Part of what makes the CDC unique is their approach to their suppliers…

24th Annual Earth Fest


For two dozen years it has been our great pleasure to create a community celebration that, in keeping with the cooperative principle of community education and concern for community, provides an opportunity for us all to…

Connection News February, 2014


February, 2014 Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s volume discount month, and we have great recommendations for cut flowers, sweet deals for your sweet heart, tips for clean eating, news on the New Mexico Organic Farming Conference, class…

Connection News January, 2014


January, 2014 Carbon Economy Series, Updates on Bosque Development, What’s Gluten Free all about?, Vegan & Gluten Free Super Bowl Food, and so much more… Read the digital edition Or Download a PDF