Monthly Archives: April 2014

SeedBroadcast Gives Us a Shout Out!

SeedBroadcast, a collaborative grassroots seed story project, posted a great overview of the 6th Annual Sustainability Expo & Lobo Growers’ Market. SeedBroadcast partnered up with University of New Mexico Lobo Growers Market and Sustainability Expo for a celebration of Earth … Continue reading

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2014 Expo & Growers’ Market

Thanks to all who contributed to the success of the 6th Annual UNM Sustainability Expo & Lobo Growers’ Market! Over 60 vendors and thousands of customers enjoyed the Earth Day celebrations on a sunny (and slightly windy) Albuquerque day on … Continue reading

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Let the Sunshine Feed You

The warm gentle rays wake you as the sun peeks above the Sandia Mountains. You look through your window and see a beautiful sunrise, crawl out of bed and start the tea kettle. You don’t want to use your fuel today … Continue reading

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Eating Local Species

If you have ever had a garden, or landscaped a front yard, you know that weeds sprout up everywhere, and it takes a good deal of work to remove them. Some of these unwanted plants, such as the goathead, are … Continue reading

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Food Trucks in ABQ

An idealistic concept without much success (yet) There are multiple reasons for aspiring business owners to be lured into the food truck industry – from the autonomy it provides and the thrills of an ever-changing menu, to the low start … Continue reading

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Get Healthy and Preserve Culture

“I was once told it takes 20 generations for a species to adapt fully to a place genetically,” says Roxanne Swentzell of The Flowering Tree Permaculture Institute in Northern New Mexico. Roxanne has started a study group of Pueblo People … Continue reading

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How to Bee-come a Beekeeper

There has been a lot of buzz about the honey bee lately. People are often captivated and amazed by the small insects officially labeled a “super-organism.” The intricacies of their lives, the efficiency and precision with which they work, and … Continue reading

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Why Raw Milk?

Have you ever heard of raw milk? Many people struggle to choose between raw milk and pasteurized milk due to their lack of knowledge between the two. There is misleading information about raw milk that causes controversy and confusion. Laws … Continue reading

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Olla Use for Home Gardening

Olla is a latin word meaning earthenware jar. Its first use in writing is in a medieval collection of ideas from 1535 called De Proprietibus Rerum: “A crocke hyghte Olla, for water boylethe therin whan fyre is there vnder, and vapour … Continue reading

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Red or Green?

A guide to enjoying New Mexico’s chile year-round New Mexico’s official state question is “Red or Green?” Red and green chile are the cornerstones of New Mexican cuisine. Chile has a rich history in the Land of Enchantment, but few … Continue reading

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