Packing the BEST School Snacks!

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School Snacks: Stay on Track and Pack the Best By Susan Clair How can it be that the new school term is starting already? Didn’t we just celebrate the summer solstice and figure out what to…

Co-op Connection News Aug, 2014

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Co-op Connection News August, 2014 La Montañita, in business since 1976, represents several generations of good food, family, and cooperation. Read about many of the families who have multiple generations working at La Montañita, and so…

Organic Pest Management

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Hands on Organic Integrated Pest Management: Farm Walks Scheduled for August and September By Joanie Quinn, NMDA Organic Program Squash bugs, grasshoppers, flea beetles, aphids, borers, hornworms, codling moths and bagrada bugs will be front and…

Life is a Bowl of Cherries

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Life’s a Bowl of Cherries In late June, the Co-op Distribution Center learned that the Nichols Ranch and Orchard, near La Luz, NM, had extra produce. The fruit was ready to harvest, but Nichols Ranch owners…

Labeling GMOS in ABQ!

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Albuquerque Approves Memorial for GMO Labeling By Eleanor Bravo, Southwest Organizer Food and Water Watch On May 19, Albuquerque City Council voted unanimously in favor of a city memorial calling for the mandatory labeling of genetically…

Growing the Local Food System

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La Montañita Fund and Nolina’s Heavenly Organics By Nolina Bryant I wish to express my gratitude to the La Montañita FUND loan for my farm. Thanks to the loan I could manage the cash flow to accomplish…

Suing Europe Over Pesticide Ban

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Sum Of US: Suing Europe Over Bee Saving Pesticide Ban Stop the Bayer/Syngenta Lawsuit Bayer is suing the European Commission to overturn a ban on the pesticides that are killing millions of bees around the world….

Summer Skin Care

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Summer Skin Care By Valerie Smith, Nob Hill Store Team Leader I’m frequently told that I have beautiful skin– and while the flattery is nice, my skin looks like it does because I take care of…

Co-op Connection News July, 2014

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Co-op Connection News July, 2014 We are independent! At La Montanita we believe true independence comes from vibrant connections to our community, environment, and economy. As a co-op, we rely on our neighbor farmers, regional ranchers…

Coyona Peruvian French Roast from Equal Exchange

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Peru Naturals Exclusively at La Montañita Co-op for $7.99/lb Bringing the coffee farmers’ private reserve coffee to co-op shoppers Cooperativa José Gabriel Condorcanquí of Coyona, Peru by Tom Wilde, Equal Exchange Over the years visiting with…