Raw Milk Recipes & Resources

Raw Milk Recipes & Resources

Without getting into the politics and polarized perspectives about the benefits and dangers of raw milk, I thought it would be fun to pull together a few recipes and resources to share with you all in honor of having our very own local dairy as well as eating locally and all of the new research and recipes that result from sourcing our…
Blue Corn Posole

Blue Corn Posole

Posole is a staple here in New Mexico. It's one of those things that I've eaten ever since I can remember. It's also one of those things that, until now, I've never made myself. I know, I know. But now, yes, I've officially purchased my very own blue corn posole and thrown it into a pot for the very first…
Local Perspective – My Healthy Green Family

Local Perspective – My Healthy Green Family

I am very pleased to introduce you all to Leona from My Healthy Green Family as our local perspective of the day! Leona is an incredibly inspirational woman who is producing a phenomenal amount of her family's food on just two acres of land! Her post Raising Our Own Food in a Food-Dependent Society outlines the importance of knowing where…
Local Bite Mini Challenge ::: Week One ::: One Item

Local Bite Mini Challenge ::: Week One ::: One Item

Welcome to our Local Bite Mini Challenges! Your challenge this week is to pick one new-to-you, locally grown item from the Farmers Market, local Co-op, road-side stand or UPick Farm and enjoy it however you see fit!  Then, come back here and comment (or join the conversation in our Facebook group), letting us know what item you picked and how…
Local Bite Challenge – Kick Off

Local Bite Challenge – Kick Off

Welcome to the kick off of the Local Bite Challenge! This challenge has been many months in the making and I hope that you are as excited about it as I am! Let's dive right in, shall we? New Mexicans currently spend less than one percent of all cash receipts for food on local food. More than 99% of cash…
Local Bite Nerves

Local Bite Nerves

This whole Local Bite Challenge we have coming up in a couple of days has been in the works since I first had the idea last Fall...which has given me lots of time to plan and design what I hope everyone will consider to be some very cool details mixed with a variety of options and aspects that appeal to…
Transitions

Transitions

I'm writing you today from the semi-comfort of a hotel room instead of at my own desk in my home. See, we are out of town for a week visiting Washington DC for a conference my Partner is attending. Sprout and I are along for the ride, which is strange and new and different and wonderful all at the same…
Local Bite Challenge (An Introduction)

Local Bite Challenge (An Introduction)

We live in a time that allows us to ship exotic items from all corners of the earth to our local grocery stores and sometimes even to our doorstep.  While this is convenient, fun and delicious, it hasn’t always been this way.  For thousands of years, we were limited to eating the items that could be sourced locally.  Not only…
This Moment – Spring Weekend

This Moment – Spring Weekend

{this moment} A Friday ritual. A single photo - no words - capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. If you're inspired to do the same, leave a link to your 'moment' in the comments for all to find and see. xoxo, M