Santa Fe Farmers’ Market: Fall Fiesta!

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Celebrating Local Food, Culture and Community October 11 the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market Pavilion Enjoy a beautiful evening of delicious local food, honor fine local producers, and share the joy of community with the local agricultural…

Cheese Classes Continue!

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Cheese Classes Continue! Jade McLellan, our Santa Fe Cheese Department head will continue her workshop series on cheese on the third Thursday of the month, for the next three months. While you won’t make cheese at these…

Local Food Festival and Field Day

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Local Food Festival & Field Day Discover the Many Faces of Local Food Sunday, October 12, 2014 from 11am-4pm At Gutierrez-Hubbell House 6029 Isleta Blvd. SW, 87105 By Tiffany Terry, MRCOG Agricultural Collaborative At the sixth…

Kombucha: “The Tea of Immortality”

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By Amylee Udell Kombucha now occupies an entire refrigerated section in the Co-op. Kombucha is sweet, fermented tea. It is fermented by a SCOBY, a Symbiotic Colony of Bacteria and Yeast, also known as the mother…

Maize Maze at Rio Grande Community Farm

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Freak Out of Fractals: This Year’s Maize Maze at Rio Grande Community Farm By Kemper Barkhurst Rio Grande Community Farm has sponsored an annual cornfield maze in Albuquerque since 1997. This year’s maze promises to be among…

Ancestral Pesticides Exposures Linked to Multigenerational Disease

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By Beyond Pesticides Staff Edited and reprinted with permission from the journal Beyond Pesticides, July 28, 2014 New research from Michael Skinner, Ph.D.’s laboratory out of Washington State University finds that—yet again—exposure to pesticides may have…

Happy Birthday Westside!

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Happy Birthday Westside! Save the Date! We invite you to join us on October 25 at our Westside store to celebrate one year. We will celebrate with cake, grilling on the patio, a puppet show, live…

Veteran Farmer Project Update

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Great Growing, Delicious Food By Robin Seydel The members of the Veteran Farmer Project have been busy weeding, harvesting, weeding, selling at the VA growers’ market, weeding, selling at the Railyard market, weeding—get the picture? While…

Reduce Food Waste by Gleaning Green

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Gleaning Green: Food for Free by Ari Levaux The voice on the phone gave me directions to a house in a residential neighborhood. The way she spoke made me feel vaguely like James Bond receiving an…

Gallup’s Giving it Away!

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Gallup’s Giving it Away! The Co-op is going to raffle off a $100 gift card and give the proceeds to the Community Pantry (our local food bank) as part of their annual fundraiser. There’s a facebook…