Apr 4 - 10, 2013 
Vermiculture

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Vermiculture

Thriving and writhing at El Pinto

By Christina Hartsock
El Pinto is a busy place and therefore generates a lot of food waste. Owners Jim and John Thomas didn’t want to keep throwing all that biodegradable material into the trash, so about six years ago they started experimenting with a form of composting they’d learned about on a visit to Chihuahuavermicomposting. Composting with worms.

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Food Interview

Leaves and Asphalt

Stanley Crawford and the center of the universe

By Gail Guengerich

Stanley Crawford, novelist, memoirist and garlic farmer is telling me about the experience of driving back to his home near Dixon after a day of shopping, movie-going and dinner in Santa Fe. He talks of leaving the barrage of consumer goods and emerging into the Rio Grande canyon; the feeling of being suddenly surrounded by rocks and juniper and piñon.

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