Great Greens: A Wearing and Eating Season


By Robin Seydel

Whether you celebrate St. Patrick’s day with a wearing of the green or not it’s plain to see that the world is wearing its new spring green.  Everywhere, sprouting… Read more

Soil Carbon: The New Holy Grail of Regenerative Agriculture


By Ann Adams, Holistic Management International        

For those of us following the growth of sustainable agriculture, particularly in the last 10 years, it’s been… Read more

Regenerative Organic Agriculture and Climate Change: A Down-to-Earth Solution to Global Warming


By Mark Smallwood and the Rodale Institute Staff

Repinted here is the opening of the Executive Summary from Rodale Institute’s white paper, “Regenerative Organic Read more

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 program.

By Ellen Burgess, Open Space Alliance

Do you enjoy a walk in the … 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