The MANY Benefits of Buying Bulk


By Robin Seydel

If anything symbolizes the various benefits of the Co-op shopping experience, it’s the bulk department. While most chain stores now sell a few things in bulk, it … Read more

Polish Mushroom Soup


This hearty soup made with an assortment of mushrooms, such as crimini, porcini, maitake and shiitake, is a rich, earthy take on traditional “Old World Polish Mushroom Soup.”… Read more

“Donate a Dime” Organization of the Month: National Dance Institute NM


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

By Miya King-Flaherty, NDI

National Dance Institute New … Read more

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


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… Read more

Ocean-based Fish Farming at Odds with Organic Standard


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)… Read more

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


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… Read more

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


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 … Read more

High Altitude Baking


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… Read more

Vegan Boeuf Bourguignon


Vegan Boeuf Bourguignon

Total Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes

Serving Size: 8

From Adrienne Weiss

Garlicky seitan bathed in a red wine reduction takes center stage in this hearty rendition

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


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,… Read more