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

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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 officials and regulators…

Ocean-based Fish Farming at Odds with Organic Standard

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By Cameron Harsh, Center for Food Safety In October, Center for Food Safety (CFS) released a comprehensive, scientific report detailing why ocean-based aquaculture (fish farming) can never be certified organic.  In advance of USDA’s publication of…

Albuquerque and Santa Fe Stand Up for Public Health Issues on Factory Farms

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City councils call on Congress to stop unnecessary use of antibiotics By Eleanor Bravo, Food and Water Watch Food & Water Watch and public health advocates, including La Montanita Co-op, applaud the City Councils of Albuquerque…

Your Co-op’s Got the Giving Spirit All Year Long

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By Robin Seydel As a community-owned organization, we feel it is part of our mission to support the community that supports the Co-op. To that end, the Co-op is continually looking for ways in which to…

High Altitude Baking

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From the King Arthur Flour Company The higher the altitude, the lower the air pressure. While this is an excellent environment for training athletes, it is a difficult one for baking recipes. Baking depends on the…

Vegan Boeuf Bourguignon

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PrintVegan Boeuf Bourguignon Total Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes Serving Size: 8 From Adrienne WeissGarlicky seitan bathed in a red wine reduction takes center stage in this hearty rendition of the classic French stew. This “special”…

Bake it Local! Your Co-op Carries Local New Mexican Flour

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By Sarah Wentzel-Fisher During the holidays, many of us hunker down in the kitchen and look for any excuse to fire up the oven. This year, when gear up for sugar cookies, ginger bread, fruit cake,…

Ownership is Membership: A Magical Combination

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By Martha Whitman We hit a magic combination for this year’s annual meeting. Between a good location (Indian Pueblo Cultural Center), good food (hard to go wrong there), and a guest speaker (Gar Alperovitz), we had…

ABQ Hour Exchange: How Can We Help Each Other?

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By Robert Allen, ABQ Hours Have you ever needed a helping hand with a chore but you didn’t know who to call? Or didn’t have the money to pay someone for help? Not everyone has family,…

Vegan Chopped Liver

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PrintVegan Chopped Liver Total Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes Serving Size: 8-10 From lrvonne NewmanThis amazing dish, the result of a simple to prepare recipe, will surely get a welcome reception. Lentils, walnuts and brown rice…