Co-op Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

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Co-op Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas Show your loved ones how much you care this Valentine’s Day with the help of meaningful gifts from the Co-op. From fair trade chocolates to healing essential oils, the Co-op has…

Co-op Community Collaboration: Black History Month Events

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By Robin Seydel La Montanita Co-op is pleased to once again be a sponsor of New Mexico’s 2015 Black History Month Celebrations. Black History Month organizer and much loved local, performing artist Catherine McGill writes, “The…

Bag Credit Organization of the Month: ¡Explora! Science Center and Children’s Museum

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Anyone who has a child or children, has ever done child care for a friend or family member, or is a child at heart and loves the fun of learning and experiencing the world around us…

Notes From the Gallup Team: Integrity in All We Do

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By Marquel Forster, Gallup Staff Here we are at the start of another wonderful year! This past year has given us much to be grateful for, and we are also looking forward to new opportunities and…

Drinking Nuclear Waste in Albuquerque: They hope you’ll stay silent

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By Dave McCoy, Citizen Action Sandia National Laboratory (SNL) and the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) are trying to pull off what some people would call an environmental crime. SNL wants to leave high level nuclear,…

Flash in the Pan: Fat and Flavor

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By Ari Levaux The dark, cold days are here and fat is in season. The just past holidays and the accompanying onslaught of rich feasts present an opportunity to think about fat, and there is much…

GMOs in the News: EPA Approves Dow’s “Enlist Duo”—AGAIN!

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By Stephanie Davio, Beyond Pesticides Despite overwhelming opposition, last fall EPA gave Dow AgroSciences the green light to release Enlist Duo™ on a new wave of genetically-engineered (GE) crops in six states (IL, IN, IA, OH,…

How to Keep Those “Eat Better” New Year’s Resolutions

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By Katherine Mullé New Year’s is a time of new resolutions and new goals. Whether you simply feel a little sluggish from all the extra indulgences over the holidays, or you want to make positive and…

Fresh Winter Produce: Veritable Vegetable and Our Shared Values

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By Ro D’Atillo, Nob Hill and Valley Produce Team Leader One thing that makes La Montanita’s produce department and its wide variety of organic produce different from the natural foods and corporate chain supermarkets is the…

New Mexico Organic Farming Conference: February 20-21, 2015

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By Joanie Quinn, New Mexico Department of Agriculture, Organic Program The Executive Director of the Rodale Institute, “Coach” Mark Smallwood, will headline this year’s New Mexico Organic Farming Conference to be held February 20-21 at the…