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Organic turns 40

Rachel Bennett, produce manager at Durango Natural Foods. Forty years ago in Southwest Colorado, organic food was a small blip on the culinary radar. Maybe ...

Mystical Manure

Back in the late ’80s, I went to Guatemala on a credit card. I stayed on a farm full of young almond trees owned by a Californian not much older than I was. O...
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Editors Letter, Issue 18

I don't eat pot. I don't smoke it either. But for this issue, for strictly professional reasons, I ate a sugar-coated gummy bear laced with 10 mg of THC, the ps...
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A Co-Op Gets Serious

Management and bylaws are firmly in place for Montezuma County’s newly-organized Southwest Farm Fresh Co-op, and 20 eager growers are signed up and ready. It se...
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Editor’s Letter

There they were, as if recorded only yesterday. Entries in fountain pen ink, filling a hardcover journal. Each word, each entry and each page treated like somet...

HENOPAUSE

  If the writing industry ever tanks, my next career move (after professional dog-walker) will be opening a retirement center for senior chickens. T...