Alibi V.27 No.4 • Jan 25-31, 2018 
Travis McKenzie and his Van Buren Middle School students in their garden

Food Interview

Travis McKenzie Brings Gardens to APS

The Teacher of the Year hopes for more growth, bigger food budgets

Over the years, Travis McKenzie has worked with many nonprofit organizations to educate young people about food and farming with after school programs, summer camps and field trips, and now he teaches a gardening elective at APS' Van Buren Middle School.
Jan Laird

Weekly Specials

Minus the Souper Bowl, all of the events in this week’s Weekly Specials are classes of some sort, because you can always afford to gain some new skills.

Chowtown Restaurant Guide

Get Out There

It’s summer in Burque and myriad patios await your presence. Snap the kids out of their bought air-and-video game trance for an outing that culminates in the joyful consumption of healthful and delicious paletas—no, really!—or invite some colleagues and comrades out to smash the swanky local rooftop bar scene with you. If you’re looking for a more pastoral vibe, get your farm-to-table on in Albuquerque’s resplendent North Valley. Here are a handful of our favorite patios in The Duke City. Don’t neglect to slather on some sunscreen and install a rideshare app (such as Uber, Lyft or zTrip) on your smartphone ... in case you over-hydrate.

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