Olive Oil: Heart Healthy and Delicious


By JR Riegel

Everybody knows how delightful it can be to bite into the crunchy crust of some fresh bread just dipped in olive oil, salt, and pepper. It’s a simple combination, but the rich and complex flavors of olive oil do wonders when they’re allowed to come to the fore. Read More

Co-op Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas


Co-op Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Show your loved ones how much you care this Valentine’s Day with the help of meaningful gifts from the Co-op. From fair trade chocolates to healing essential oils, the Co-op has lots of great gift options that are sure to be appreciated and enjoyed by your loved ones. Check out the ideas below, or visit your nearest Co-op location to see the full selection of all the wonderful Valentine’s Day gifts your Co-op has to offer! Read More

Co-op Community Collaboration: Black History Month Events


By Robin Seydel

La Montanita Co-op is pleased to once again be a sponsor of New Mexico’s 2015 Black History Month Celebrations. Black History Month organizer and much loved local, performing artist Catherine McGill writes, “The New Mexico Black History Organizing Committee’s mission is to preserve the rich cultural heritage that African Americans have made to the state of New Mexico and the United States. Read More

“Donate a Dime” Organization of the Month: ¡Explora! Science Center and Children’s Museum


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

Anyone who has a child or children, has ever done child care for a friend or family member, or is a child at heart and loves the fun of learning and experiencing the world around us knows what a treasure we have in our N.M. Explora Science Center and Children’s Museum. A special place for children of all ages, its creative exhibits make learning fun and provide opportunities for inspirational discovery through interactive experiences in science, technology and art.  Read More

Notes From the Gallup Team: Integrity in All We Do


By Marquel Forster, Gallup Staff

Here we are at the start of another wonderful year! This past year has given us much to be grateful for, and we are also looking forward to new opportunities and blessings in the New Year. Now is our time to reminiscence and be happy for the good things that we have enjoyed. It’s also time to plan for our future. Read More