Saturday, September 10, 2011

Alibi's Locovore Market Report:

the Weekly Alibi's food section would have reviewed Mountainair's market last Saturday, afterthought to the main course, but, apparently, not having noted market hours arrived too late ....

"Locovore Market Report: Socorro packs its pleasant historic plaza.... But the clock had struck 10 a.m., and this critic had important business elsewhere in the universe—the Mountainair market, to be specific—so we didn’t have time to indulge in a leisurely marketside brunch.

Nor did we have time to stop at the truck stop at the Lemitar exit, just north of Socorro, which is reported to serve very good green chile.

Alas, when we got to Mountainair at 11 a.m., they were packing up. Like at most small markets I’ve been to in New Mexico, you have to get there early for the good stuff. So with empty bellies... we headed for home.

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Watch and Pass It On: Who Will Grow Food for Future Generations?

To create a revitalized, healthier, and safer U.S. food and farm system we need to cultivate a new generation of farmers and ranchers – and quickly. The current farm population is aging rapidly, and while there are many people that want to farm and ranch they face tremendous obstacles entering this field. In the coming Read the Rest...

Since content does not post itself and the Mountainair Farm & Garden Market (IRL, steering committee, mkt management, etc) is less than forthcoming providing content, virtual MFGM will fire them and make do with op-eds, news, images, videos and educational articles from the feed reader and mail bag. Less time consuming and more efficient.