17May

Monsanto in Mexico | Breaking News: Mexican Supreme Court Upholds Lower Court Ban on Transgenic Corn

Monsanto in Mexico | Breaking News: Mexican Supreme Court Upholds Lower Court Ban on Transgenic Corn Photo by Pabolo Ramos Moderator’s Note: We have been waiting for news on this important case, the latest, ...

24Mar

Europe poised for total ban on bee-harming pesticides

The article below was published in The Guardian on Thursday March 23rd. Exclusive: Draft regulations seen by the Guardian reveal the European commission wants to prohibit the insecticides that cause ‘acute r...

10Mar

Foundation Thinking

The sunshine lingers, warming the soil.  Sunday brings us later sunsets with time to plant and play.  But what to plant next in these confusing days?  Apricots have bloomed and arugula is blooming for third ...

14Feb

Valentine’s Day

Today, Valentine’s Day, the hours of sunshine has increased one hour from a month ago. The kale, annual arugula and lettuce have fully awoken to bask in the sunlight.  Growing rapidly, they fill our plat...

20Jan

The Gift of Disintegration

The Gift of Disintegration On January 11th we emerged from the Persephone period in the Albuquerque area. Officially the sun rose at 7:14 and set at 5:15, which means there now is a full 10 hours of sunlight, e...

21Dec

Dream, Plan, Eat and Celebrate!

” Strive to be worthy of the possibilities that sleep in the clay of your heart.” — John O’Donohue Today is the eve of the winter solstice; the rebirth of the sun.  The frozen ground...

13Dec

La Canoa: Taste, Place and Memory: Toward A Poetics of Chili Eating

National Hispanic Cultural Center; Albuquerque, NM Cuatro Puertas hopes that you can attend the National Hispanic Cultural Center’s  presentation of Dr. Victor Valle, an Emeritus professor of Ethnic Stud...

19Oct

The Whole of Seed Returns

The Whole of Seed – offered by Cuatro Puertas, Albuquerque, NM Seed saving has reached stardom status.  Everyone wants to learn how to save their seeds, yet seed is only one link in an entire system.  T...