La Montañita Fund: Local Investing Provides Capital for Food System Growth


By Robin Seydel

In 2015, the La Montanita (LaM) FUND marks its fourth year of operation. And the project just keeps rolling along. We are pleased to have made loans to local producers… Read more

Senegalese Red Lentil Soup

Senegalese Red Lentil Soup

Reminiscent of curried soups of Senegal, this tasty potage combines lentils and sweet potatoes with cabbage and tomatoes for a delicious mingling of flavors and textures.… Read more

Veteran Farmer Project Update: Growing with Rio Grande Community Farm


By Robin Seydel

Last December, after farming at the Alvarado Urban Farm across from the Transportation Center for three years thanks to the generosity of the Downtown Action Team,… Read more

We’re Extending Volume Discount Month!


Due to the rough weather on Friday and Saturday, we’re extending February’s Volume Discount through March 8th. We don’t want anyone to get snowed out of their … Read more

“Donate a Dime” Organization of the Month: Open Space Alliance


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

By Ellen Burgess, Open Space Alliance

Do you enjoy a walk in… Read more

Remember the Bees: Keep up the Fight to Ban NeoNic’s


From the Organic Consumers Association and Sierra Club, Edited by Robin Seydel

Here in New Mexico February is the beginning of the growing season. Not only to we prune our fruit trees… Read more

Family Farmer Seed Co-op: Variety and Quality for Western Growing Conditions


By JR Riegel

February is the time when most folks decide what they’ll be growing in the garden and it can be a tough decision with all the seed companies and varieties available. These… Read more

Albuquerque’s Urban Waters


By Michael Jensen, Middle Rio Grande Urban Waters Ambassador

Water connects everything we do.

We drink it, bathe in it, wash our clothes and dishes in it. We water our yards and irrigate… Read more

Rounding Up Autism: Links to Glyphosate


Edited by Robin Seydel

MIT researcher Dr. Stephanie Seneff has researched biology and technology for over three decades, publishing over 170 scholarly peer-reviewed articles.… Read more

Marvelous Millet


Marvelous Millet

African Staple for Millennia: A Powerful Superfood

By Dr. Phyllis Hubbard

Why doesn’t anyone know about millet? What makes millet so special? Along with quinoa… Read more