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

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

Seed Catalogs: Where Purple is the New Green


Seed Catalogs: Where Purple is the New Green

By Ari Levaux

Few pieces of reading material can fuel ambition like a seed catalog. They arrive in the mail during the darkest days of the … Read more

Can’t be Beet Vegan Devil’s Food Cake

Beet Cake

Beets not only lend a rich color to this dazzling dessert, but make it decadently delicious and healthy as well. This recipe could also make a lovely bundt cake!… Read more

What is “Eating Right?”


by Ruby Lathon, PhD

We all know we should “eat right” if we want to be healthy, but unfortunately, a lot of folks don’t know what that really means. I’ve been studying the notion… Read more

Heart-healthy Foods for National Heart Month


Heart-healthy Foods for National Heart Month

By Katherine Mullé

February is National Heart Month! Unfortunately for our hearts, according to the Centers for Disease Control and… Read more