Monthly Archives: April 2013

2013 Expo & Growers’ Market

Thanks to all who contributed to the success of the 5th Annual Sustainability Expo & Lobo Growers’ Market! Over 70 vendors and thousands of customers enjoyed a gorgeous spring day on Cornell Mall on the day after Earth Day. UNM … Continue reading

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Back to Basics

Bread has been a staple of the human diet for thousands of years. Traces of leavened bread have been found that date all the way back to 4000 BCE in Egypt and it can be found, in one form or … Continue reading

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Big Beer and a Little Brew

Chances are you’ve heard of an ecological footprint, a tool that quantifies energy consumption and waste production in terms of land area. But have you ever heard of a “beer footprint”? The idea is the same except that instead of … Continue reading

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Biodynamics in New Mexico

After what is quite possibly the longest city bus ride of my life and a short walk later, I am in front of the little yellow house with the big tree and the chain-link gate. It’s a cool but sunny … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of Lizette, the Dairy Goat

Well, hi there!  I bet you weren’t expecting to see me here, but no worries, if you hear me out, I promise I won’t disappoint. My name is Lizette, and I am a Sable Saanen dairy goat at South Mountain … Continue reading

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Ready, Set, Brew

Brewing beer has become a lost art with the rise of massive, international breweries whose products are shipped and readily available at any part of the globe. For a true beer lover, why not ditch the mass-produced and mediocre brews … Continue reading

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Your Neighborhood Herb Store

Herbalism is the medicinal use of herbs and plants. It concentrates on how wellness is deeply connected to diet and lifestyle. Herbs can help the body in almost every way and during most illnesses. It is a simple method of … Continue reading

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Planting Seeds for Community Needs: Project Feed The Hood

The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings. – Masanobu Fukuoka, the One-Straw Revolution – Quoted by “Lo,” a Feed the Hood farmer You may have seen Project Feed … Continue reading

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Final Film Screening

Join us for Farmageddon, the final screening in our spring Food Film Series. The film is free and open to the public. Food and refreshments will be provided, and discussion will follow. Thank you to all who made the film series … Continue reading

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Preventing Youth Hunger in New Mexico

An Interview with New Mexico Appleseed’s Jennifer Ramo Most of us are aware that New Mexico is a state burdened by poverty. However, we may not be aware just how much poverty affects children and their access to food. Child … Continue reading

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