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Eat Local for Less

In a world where big agriculture is king and cheap food is in high demand and production, making sustainable food choices is a challenge. For college students and others living on a limited budget, eating consciously becomes an even greater … Continue reading

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A Quest for Locally Grown Food on Navajo Land

Growing up, I spent a large portion of my hot summer days and three-day weekend breaks visiting relatives near the Four Corners region and accompanying my mother on business trips throughout the Navajo reservation. Recently, my curiosity for locating local … Continue reading

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Local Agriculture: Continuing the Tradition

Respect, gratitude, and awe are all true emotions that have been evoked among nations throughout the world in regards to one volatile, unpredictable, yet vital resource: water. The culture that has been developed throughout New Mexico is no exception. In … Continue reading

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Viable Growers’ Markets in Rural New Mexico

Nestled in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of northern New Mexico is the small town of Las Vegas and the short distance of 78 miles away is Taos. These vibrant, small communities are situated in and around … Continue reading

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LOBO Growers’ Market

There are currently more than 7,200 growers’ markets in the United States, and they are becoming progressively more popular as consumers realize the benefits of both eating and buying locally. University of New Mexico Sustainability Studies students in the SUST-364 Growers’ … Continue reading

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