Alibi V.18 No.27 • July 2-8, 2009
›› Food News The Slippery Silk Road American consumers and growers are left in the dust as China goes organic Even as demand for organic food continues to explode, organic farmers in America are getting thrown under the beet cart they helped build. The Chinese are taking over the market share, especially of vegetables and soy, thanks to several American-based multinational food corporations that have hijacked the organic bandwagon they only recently jumped onto. Courtesy of National Hispanic Cultural Center Bosque Chile Festival
Entertainment, educational sessions, food trucks, beer and wine, artisans, chile roasting, chef demos and more.
Food 2nd Annual Chuck Wagon Hootenanny Fundraiser Saturday, Aug 18: 5pm El Rancho de las Golondrinas
Gather around the campfire and eat all the "chuck" from an authentic 1890s chuck wagon. Attendance is limited to the first 200 adventurers to purchase tickets.
Food Lavender Delights Afternoon Tea Sunday, Aug 19: 1-2:30pm Fragrant Leaf Tea Boutique
A lovely afternoon with a three-course afternoon tea showcasing fragrant and savory lavender, accompanied by two teas.
Food Beef Jerky and Beer Pairing Thursday, Aug 23: 4pm Tractor Brewing Four Hills
Try five different incredible flavors from Badlands Jerky paired with five delicious beers and ciders.
Food Grapes For a Cause Saturday, Aug 25: 10am-8pm Vivac Winery Dixon Tasting Room
Live music from Reina Cobb and Friends featuring Ben Brock and wine and donations accepted for Habitat for Humanity.
Food Albuquerque Tomato Fiesta Sunday, Aug 26: 11am-3pm Albuquerque Garden Center
A celebration of tomatos featuring a garden trade fair, plant clinics from master gardeners, sales of heirloom tomatoes, cooking demos, food, live music by Alpha Blue Trio and kids' activities.
Food Rude Boy Brunch and Day Party Sunday, Aug 26: Noon Villa Hispana @ Expo NM
Enjoy live reggae, a full cash bar and food options with a portion of proceeds benefitting the Golden Applt Foundation.
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