35 people influencing 221,506 acres, gathered at the SpeakEasy Garden in Albuquerque’s South Valley on November 14th, 2017 to learn about Holistic Management and sustainable food systems. The day began with an overview of Holistic Management by HMI Program Director Kathy Harris, followed by a brief ... Read More
Happy Thanksgiving from HMI!
We know that healthier soil and nutrient-dense food is something we can all be thankful for. But as another Thanksgiving approaches, we want you to know how thankful we are for all of you! From the farmers and ranchers who inspire us every day with their dedication to their land and to ... Read More
Demand for Local Food Continues to Grow
As consumers continue to clamor for local foods, restaurants, grocery stores, and even some big box stores are scrambling in their efforts to provide more local foods to their customers. While local food availability has improved in the last few years, it can still present a challenge for some, ... Read More
Local Cantaloupe Only, Please
During my weekly trek to the grocery store on Saturday, I decided that I wanted a cantaloupe. Being in New Mexico, we have close proximity to most major cantaloupe producers in the area; including California, Colorado, and Texas, so I assumed that freshness and availability would not be an ... Read More
Changing the Way We Think About How Food is Grown
Nutritionists typically suggest that in order to lose weight, we have to change the way we think about food. The same can be said about changing the way we think about how our food is grown. While many of us have become more mindful about what we’re putting in our bodies, how many of us have ... Read More
Another Study Confirms the Benefits of Organic Food
Recent research from an independent study conducted for the European Parliament confirmed what most of us already know...that growing and eating organic food is beneficial, to both the consumer and the planet. The study measured some of the major differences between organic and non-organic food ... Read More
Just What the Doctor Ordered
At HMI, we are active supporters of a fresh, local, healthy and sustainable food system, which can strengthen local economies while also providing consumers with foods high in nutrient density. But what about the health benefits of locally sourced foods? We've all read accounts from those suffering ... Read More
What Type of Agriculture Will You Support in 2017?
There’s been a lot of media attention lately on Regenerative Agriculture. The term Sustainable Agriculture is also being used, and there is the old standby, Conservation Agriculture. Each of these terms are attempting to describe a type of agriculture that conserves, sustains, or regenerates the ... Read More