Celebrating Faith and Sustainability: Annual Fall Harvest Gathering

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New Mexico Interfaith Power and Light (NMIPL) Sat. Nov. 15, 2014, 2-4 pm First Unitarian Church, ABQ Come at 1:15 to tour the new Platinum LEED Sanctuary and learn how First Unitarian installed solar through a…

Welcome to the Virtual Coffee Shop for Agrarians!

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by Courtney White, Quivira Coalition Last month’s Quivira column featured the place of cooperatives in regenerative agriculture. This month’s article focuses on featured speaker, Dorn Cox, founding member and board president of Farm Hack… Pull up…

Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

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Print VEGAN SHEPHERD’S PIE Total Time: 1 hour, 45 minutes Serving Size: 12 A twist on traditional Shepherd’s Pie, this dish from Adrienne Weiss combines both sweet and white potatoes. The curried lentil filling is sandwiched…

Patronage Dividend Goes Electronic

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By Robin Seydel We have some exciting news this year! For the first time ever our annual patronage dividend will be available to member-owners at the cash register of their favorite La Montanita Co-op location. Many…

We Give Thanks for Their Service: New Mexico Veterans Integration Center

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By Elinor Reiners, NMVIC Program Director The mission of the New Mexico Veterans Integration Centers is to respond to the needs of veterans, with focus on those who are homeless or experiencing a housing crisis, through…

OptiHealth Visits Kyzer Farms

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OptiHealth Visits Kyzer Farms Recently, this group visited our pork producer Robert Kyzer and his farm. Here’s the thank you card he got after the visit. At the Co-op, we love to foster a sense of…

Annual Board of Directors Elections—Your Vote is Your Voice!

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Participate in Cooperative Economic Democracy—One Member One Vote. By Ariana Marchello, Board of Directors, Election Committee Chair Democratic Member Control is the second of the seven cooperative principles. The annual Board of Directors election is one…

Staying True to Our Principles

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Principle 6: Cooperation Among Co-ops By Robin Seydel At La Montanita, our dedication to the seven cooperative principles has never wavered. In all our decision making processes, our actions, the utilization of Co-op resources and our…

Community Funding for Gaia Gardens: Buying the Farm!

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By Poki Piottin For the past 3 years, Gaia Gardens, a nonprofit, one-acre, certified organic urban farm has been providing an important community garden experience for people in Santa Fe. The Gaia Gardens property is now…

Westside Birthday Bash!

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The Westside celebrated its first birthday this past weekend! We grilled on the patio, enjoyed live music from some great bands, saw some awesome costumes for the costume contest, and ate delicious birthday cake! A year…