Soil: Care and Feeding for Crop Success

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The Carbon Economy Series presents Rodale’s Elaine Ingram: March 12-13 By Iginia Boccalandro Can you imagine if you could grow anything you wanted with the soil in your yard? If you could use less water, produce…

Soil Restoration in the Southwest

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By Amanda Bramble, Ampersand Sustainable Learning Center One doesn’t have to go far anywhere in the Southwest to see that soil erosion is a problem. Roots are exposed, head cuts start then grow, any organic material…

Endive

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Endive belongs to the chicory genus, which includes several similar bitter leafed vegetables. Species include endive (Cichorium endivia), Cichorium pumilum, and common chicory (Cichorium intybus). Common chicory includes chicory types such as radicchio, puntarelle, and Belgian endive. There is considerable confusion…

Kohlrabi

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Kohlrabi has been created by artificial selection for lateral meristem growth (a swollen, nearly spherical shape); its origin in nature is the same as that of cabbage,broccoli, cauliflower, kale, collard greens, and Brussels sprouts: they are all bred from, and are the same species as…

Romanesco

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Romanesco superficially resembles a cauliflower, but it is light green in color, and its form is strikingly fractal in nature. The inflorescence (the bud) is self-similar in character, with the branched meristems making up a logarithmic spiral. In this sense the bud’s form approximates a…

What’s on Your Plate?

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What’s on Your Plate? By Eleanor Bravo, Food and Water Watch Santa Fe Passes GMO Labeling! Now its Albuquerque’s Turn What’s on your plate? Because there are no laws requiring genetically modified organisms (GMOs) be labeled,…

Local

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Local Back in the mid 1980’s when Saturday mornings saw Albuquerque’s only farmers market, held in the parking lot of the local country music dance hall, La Montanita Co-op embarked on a journey to support local…

Deli

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Deli A healthful, delicious, and time-saving way to delight family, friends and special guests. Download our Deli Catering Menu with lots of terrific new menu items, delicious choices, and pricing information. All menu items are available in large…

Produce

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Produce Best in Town Year after year, our produce is voted “Best produce in town” by local newspapers. We specialize in organic and locally grown produce. Our selection is colorful, fresh and abundant. Our Produce Mission…

Grocery

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Grocery With over 10,000 carefully chosen products, we think you’ll find everything you need. Choose from the best known highest quality national and international brands and locally produced staples and specialties. Product Selection We carefully select…