We’re Going Phenol-Free

La Montañita Co-op's new phenol-free receipt paper compared to the more common variety

La Montañita Co-op is switching to phenol-free register receipt paper.

As a leader in the local foods movement, La Montañita Co-op will be switching to this phenol-free receipt… Read more

Corrales Annual Garden Tour

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Mark your calendars for the 6th Annual Corrales Garden Tour on Sunday, June 7. Sponsored by Corrales MainStreet in cooperation with the Sandoval County Master Gardeners, the self-guided… Read more

Cleaning Up Our Act: Avoiding Endocrine Disruptors

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By Katherine Mullé

Let’s be honest—as women, we all have moments where we fuss over our appearance. Whether it’s over frizzy fly-away hairs, dark under-eye circles, or some… Read more

Raw Coconut Curry Soup

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Adapted by Adrienne Weiss from Café Gratitude

This refreshing, rich golden soup combines a variety of flavors. The melding of sweet, spicy and salty ingredients creates a uniqueRead more

Bloom into Spring: Flower Essences

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By Ulonda Faye Mills, Santa Fe Co-op

Do you know that our Co-op sells flower essences from Flower Essence Services (FES) and Siddha Flower Essences in California, as well as Healing… Read more

Dealing with the New, Normal Future

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By JR Riegel

California’s new water rules have made quite a splash in the news recently, and though they have been hailed by many as a great change, they only impact a portion of California’s… Read more

Protecting Organic Integrity

Amy's Organic Garden owner Amy Hicks can be found this May 5, 2011 morning, harvesting the greens at her farm in Charles City, VA. Ms. Hicks' farm participates with Fall Line Farms a local food cooperative in the Richmond, VA area that offers a wide variety of household food staples and specialty items on an ever changing inventory of fruits, vegetables, meats, soaps, eggs, cheeses, flowers, honey, pastas, sauces, syrups, baked goods, mushrooms, flour and grains. Suppliers post what they have on a Lulus Local Food online listing and customers (who pay seasonal dues) can make their selection. Then every Thursday suppliers team up with other suppliers to deliver orders to, one of several pick-up points, designated by the customer in or around the Richmond area. USDA Photos by Lance Cheung.
La Montañita Joins National Action to Challenge USDA Change to Organic Rule

By Paige Tomaselli, Center for Food Safety, and Robin Seydel

On April 8, organic stakeholders, including… Read more

“Donate a Dime” Organization of the Month: Many Mothers

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Every month, La Montañita sponsors a local community-based organization through our Donate a Dime bag credit program.

Many Mothers (MM) is an all-volunteer organization that … Read more

Mediterranean-Style Cashew-Cucumber Dip

Cashew Cucumber Dip

From Isa Chandra Moskowitz

For a lovely spring luncheon or picnic, this thick and fresh tasting dip is a dairy-free variation on the classic Greek cucumber yogurt dip, tzatziki. CoolRead more

Mandatory Not Voluntary GMO Labeling: The Fight Continues

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By Eleanor Bravo, Food and Water Watch

Rep. Mike Pompeo is expected to re-introduce HR 4432, or what we call the “Deny Americans the Right to Know (DARK) Act” any day now… Read more