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Last Chance Chile

I hate to break it, but we're kind of butting up against the last call for chile this season, as most roasters seem to close out their supply at the end of October. With that in mind, here's who we know is still roasting:

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Added by Sophie on October 13, 2014 at 5:30pm — 8 Comments

Morning Fix: Far From Any Road

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Added by Phil_0 on March 14, 2014 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

Morning Fix: He's Bigfoot!

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Added by Phil_0 on February 12, 2014 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Morning Fix: El Mickey Mouse

  • Hey kids, if you don't pass this test you don't pass.  By the way, it's full of errors. 
  • Cherry, silver and …
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Added by Adelita on May 10, 2013 at 6:25am — 9 Comments

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  • Even around Halloween, toxic waste is not cool.
  • ARCA greenhouses get…
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Added by Self Serve on November 4, 2009 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Green Chile Trade: Sharing The Love



A year ago, I express mailed a particularly good batch of freshly roasted green chile to a former New Mexico coworker and friend who is now living in Alaska. She was JONESING for the chile. A few weeks ago, she returned the favor: freshly caught Alaska salmon. Tonight, I combined her special package with my own recent batch of freshly roasted. The result? Sublime.



Do you have stories of sending green chile and having friends return… Continue

Added by Don Brown on August 26, 2009 at 8:30pm — 5 Comments

Would You Wait Five Hours for Fresh-Roasted Chile?

God knows what many of us would do for a freshly-roasted batch of New Mexico chile -- but waiting five hours in the hot August sun?



That was the case today at the new Sunflower Market at San Mateo and Academy. Before I entered the store for other items, I had to visit the spectacle in the south-side parking lot: no fewer than 25 people waiting in line, all of them with shopping carts full of burlap bags of chile waiting to be roasted. Some… Continue

Added by Don Brown on August 15, 2009 at 6:45pm — 8 Comments

New Mexico, A Hot Bed For The Emerging Green Economy

New Mexico is a “Hot Bed” for the emerging Green Economy. It’s a garden bed nurturing the seeds of change to fruition. I have been on a job search for five months in the Land of Enchantment, and during this time I have found a myriad of self employed people and businesses built on the foundation of sustainability. My searches have been focused primarily in Albuquerque and the surrounding region, and my Google searches have brought me to people and businesses through out the entire state. For… Continue

Added by Dominic Knipfing on April 12, 2009 at 3:39pm — No Comments

GreenBuilt Tour Coming!

One of my favorite rites of spring is coming next month - The GreenBuilt Tour put on by the U.S. Green Building Council-New Mexico Chapter. This is a tour of homes with sustainable features like passive or active solar systems, xeriscaping, low-water use, high insulation, etc. There will be 25 homes in Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Taos on this year's tour, which will take place on Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17.



This year, USGBC-NM is having a kick-off event at the Albuquerque… Continue

Added by Gail Rubin on April 6, 2009 at 12:03pm — No Comments

Red or Green or GMO?

What is FOOD SECURITY?...



The 2008 New Mexico State Legislature approved funding for development of a genetically-modified chili pants and seeds. And, in the Nov. 4th General Election, if you voted for the Education Bond - you unwittingly endorsed programs to implement production of these genetically altered and patented crops. That means, if you grow a plant, save the seeed and plant it again - You OWE Monsanto (or the corporate patent holder of that seed)



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Added by Crista on December 6, 2008 at 10:42am — 9 Comments

Geneticaly Modified Green Chile....

Why mess with perfection?



The New Mexico State Legislature has approved funding

to develop genetically-modified chile.

Is there anything wrong with our chile now that it

requires modification? Isn't it wonderful just as it

is, delicious and nutritious and flavorful?



Genetically-modified seeds automatically become

the property of its creators.



Want to learn more?



Come on out to the UNM SUB Ballroom

on December 13th at… Continue

Added by Cyrus on December 4, 2008 at 1:16pm — No Comments

WESST Opens New Business Incubation Center Dowtown

You might have heard of WESST, but aren't exactly certain about what they do. Recently I had the pleasure of meeting Linda Karr, Development Director of WESST, and toured their new WESST Enterprise Center scheduled to open in early December 2008.



About WESST

WESST is a locally headquartered non-profit that assists small businesses reach their goals and succeed. In the new… Continue

Added by Jen Marshall on November 22, 2008 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

Green Event Planning: considerations

As a budding green event planner, I've benefitted from attending / speaking with current green event planners that have paved the way. Some events addressed every element down to the types of soy based inks they used when printing. Other events didn't even consider putting out a recycling bin for guests. The following list outlines considerations when throwing an event that is 'green'. Please add comments / ideas so collectively we can make a robust… Continue

Added by Jen Marshall on November 15, 2008 at 8:00am — No Comments

Red or Green (Jobs)?

Added by Cyrus on October 13, 2008 at 4:11pm — 3 Comments

T-Shirt Contest Should Fit you to a "T" This Weekend!

Get hot not only with your weekend chili, but also with your designing nature and pen. Monroe's is sponsoring a T-Shirt Contest. Your unique design could win you a 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place prize. Complete your design and drop it by Monroe's Restaurant. Who knows? "Tamale" you may be the winner.





Contest ends when the Balloon Fiesta begins!…



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Added by Rep Ayre on September 13, 2008 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Green Drinks

Every month, green-friendly people meet at One Up (previously Carom Club) downtown on the second Tuesday for happy hour. I've been the past three months - gets a good mix of local government, alternative energy, green building, etc. folks. Last night we had around 10-15 people, but the month before drew around 30+.

For more info: http://www.usgbcnm.org/events.shtml

Added by Jen Marshall on August 13, 2008 at 8:11am — 4 Comments

Helping Joy Junction, Helping Myself

It’s always good to “get out there” and do something good for your community. Even if it’s super hot outside and the work is a little bit more rigorous than you’re used to. There’s just something about the feeling you get after you’re done, knowing that you got off your ass and instead did something positive for others. Add to that the fact that this certain gratifying feeling can get addicting, and it usually makes it easier for you to roll out of bed that next Saturday morning and venture… Continue

Added by Juan on August 12, 2008 at 12:30pm — 6 Comments

Going Green (with envy)

With all the focus on “eco-celebs” it can be easy to forget the millions of low-income citizens who only wish they could afford the environmental peace of mind flaunted by their favorite movie stars. Hollywood has good intentions, but I’m pretty sure the film actor’s guild will not be responsible for saving the planet.

Let’s estimate, and say that roughly ten percent of Americans are moving forward into the new green economy, this means 90 percent are left behind in the grey pollution… Continue

Added by Cyrus on May 6, 2008 at 2:58pm — No Comments

Local Recycling Options

The City of Albuquerque has had a recycling program in place for a number of years now. Ever recycled? Maybe today is a good day to start. Check it out.

Happy Earth Day Everyone!

Added by Señorita Ruth on April 22, 2008 at 7:06pm — 16 Comments

I ate at the Green Weenie

At $2.50 a pop, those "environmentally friendly frankfurters" touted in yesterday's Journal have got to be the cheapest lunch downtown. I stopped by the electric car hot-dog stand today with a friend to scope out the scene and can testify that it was a solid dawg experience.



Cart Parked in Downtown ABQ Serves Up Earth-Friendly Hot Dogs and Ice…
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Added by chantal on April 16, 2008 at 5:30pm — 12 Comments

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