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 V.20 No.31 | August 4 - 10, 2011 
The Seeded Side of New Orleans

Have Fork, Will Travel

The Seeded Side of New Orleans

From garbage to garden in the Lower Ninth Ward

In the syrupy charm of New Orleans' Garden District or the debauchery of the French Quarter, you might think the city has recovered from the trauma of Katrina. Streetcars are running, music is playing and tourists have stumbled back with beads on. But in the poorest part of the city, which also happens to be the lowest part, it's a different story.

But despite the setbacks, Our School at Blair Gorcery in the Lower Ninth Ward is using composting and farming techniques to bolster their situation in a fragile economy.
Holy Cow owner Chris Medina
Mina Yamashita

Mina's Dish

Side Dishing

Albuquerque is busting at the seams with new eating spots. I salivate whenever I see a chain-link fence with a wind-whipped banner shouting, “Opening Soon!” But on the hunt for recently opened eateries, I also found an established treasure or two.

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EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, Oct 8)

Apples, Pumpkins, Autumn, Oh My!

Third Annual Apple and Pumpkin Fest

Apple picking and orchard tours, fresh apple cider, hay rides, choose a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch, green chile roasting, ristras, live entertainment and more.
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Today's Events

ABQ Corks and Brews at The Yards

Discover the products from the best local breweries, wineries, chocolatiers, musicans and food trucks.

South Valley Growers' Market at Cristo Del Valle Presbyterian Church

Dine and Glow at Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum

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