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


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… Read more

Cold and Flu Remedies


Don’t get caught! Start this new year off strong by taking extra care of your immune system. Whether you’re in search of a new healing tea or the perfect homeopathic remedy,Read more

How (and why!) to Shop the Co-op—Getting the Best Value For Your Food Dollars


By Robin Seydel

My mother always said, “you get what you pay for.” Passing decades have seen an erosion of that understanding and a fascination with all things “cheap.” Not… Read more

Recipe: Chipotle Almond Truffles

Chipotle Almond Truffles

These creamy truffles have a subtle, smoky bite from the chipotle powder. If a more fiery chocolate is desired, add up to 1/2 teaspoon additional chipotle powder. Regular chili powder… Read more

Veteran Farmer Project Update: Moving the Farm and Upcoming Classes


By Robin Seydel

Our Thanks!

As many of you have noted, we have packed up and are in the process of moving our farm. We had three wonderful years downtown between Gold and Silver and 1stRead more

The La Montanita Fund: Local Investing Provides Capital for Food System Growth


By Robin Seydel

In 2015, the La Montanita Fund marks its fourth year of operation. Over the years, we have climbed up our steep learning curve, and what an exciting hike it’s been! … Read more

The MANY Benefits of Buying Bulk


By Robin Seydel

If anything symbolizes the various benefits of the Co-op shopping experience, it’s the bulk department. While most chain stores now sell a few things in bulk, it … Read more

Recipe: Polish Mushroom Soup


This hearty soup made with an assortment of mushrooms, such as crimini, porcini, maitake and shiitake, is a rich, earthy take on traditional “Old World Polish Mushroom Soup.”… Read more

“Donate a Dime” Organization of the Month: National Dance Institute NM


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

By Miya King-Flaherty, NDI

National Dance Institute New … Read more

Our Food System is Broken: Let’s Do Something About It


By Sally Fallon, edited by Iginia Broccalandro

We all know that our food system is broken. The question is: how do we solve the mess? Clearly, attempts to change the opinions of federal… Read more