Tag Archives: local food

Farm & Table Restaurant: Bringing the Taste of Community to Your Table

Restaurants are typically a difficult business to get into. A successful restaurant must have three important things to thrive. First, a restaurant must have a comfortable environment that is warm and welcoming for all customers. Secondly, a restaurant should have … 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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Shifting Gears: Updating Ethics for Sustainable Eating

As I walk down the bread aisle, I scan the prices for whole wheat loaves, eventually taking a Trader Joe’s brand loaf off the shelf for $3.50. Not too bad, I think, stowing the loaf in my cart next to … 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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ABQ Stew

ABQ Stew: New Mexico’s Food for Thought will contain a compendium of student research on New Mexico’s diverse food system and food value chain. As a part of the SUST-364 Growers’ Market Practicum course, University of New Mexico Sustainability Studies … Continue reading

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