Monthly Archives: April 2017

Tabla de Los Santos

Many restaurants line Santa Fe’s downtown area, where locals and tourists gather for pleasant dining experiences. There are few that source locally and organically, like Tabla de Los Santos, a contemporary restaurant. Of the nearly six hundred restaurants in Santa … Continue reading

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Food Insecurity in New Mexico

In the state of New Mexico, many people suffer from food insecurity—lacking access to affordable, nutritious food. According to a study done by Feeding America, 358,770 people – or 17.2% of New Mexico’s population – are food insecure, although in … Continue reading

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Living with Nature

Permaculture. Now to some this means absolutely nothing, to some it is a kind of pastoral ideal that may or may not exist anymore, but to others, it is their way of life. Now for the readers in the former … Continue reading

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The only test you don’t need to study for: How to test your soil’s health

For anyone who has a desire to grow fruits, vegetables, and flowers, a critical detail that is often overlooked is soil health. Healthy soil has better potential for carbon sequestration, capturing carbon dioxide and storing it in organic matter. Additionally, … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Market and Walmart: The Sustainability Movement

At one point in time, Whole Foods Market and Walmart seemed entirely different enterprises, a natural food industry versus the largest retailer of common goods in the world. Whole Foods Market got its start in 1980 in Austin, Texas, when … Continue reading

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The Now, the Future, and the Challenges of Small Scale Growing in Albuquerque

“Where tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers therefore are the founders of human civilization.” – Daniel Webster The future of Albuquerque’s local agriculture can be seen in the present. This is evident by merely witnessing the transition from one … Continue reading

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Food Trucks and Breweries: A Symbiotic Relationship

Since the beginning of time, good food has often been accompanied by a good beer. One way to improve a fantastic meal is to pair it with a beer, complementing the two tastes, and making a meal better than it … Continue reading

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