Fourth annual Pecan Treasures Food Show results

The fourth annual Pecan Treasures Food Show was held Friday with 15 delicious entries.

County dogs in need of home

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Russell Anglin Two Quay County residents are looking for homes for a number of dogs under their care. Frank William Coles and Dorene Clark currently have 17 stray dogs living in their front yard. Coles and Clark said dogs are frequently dropped off on their county road by previous owners. Clark and Coles provide food […]

Nativity event to raise food

The Mission of Tucumcari presents The Nativity, a display of old and new nativity scenes, Saturday and Sunday, noon to 8 p.m. at 220 S. Jackson at the intersection of Jackson and Aber streets. The entrance fee per person is one or more non-perishable food item which will benefit the Ministry of Hope.

Healthy living matter of choice

Tom Morris The United States Department of Agriculture identifies five food groups: fruits, vegetables, grains, meats and legumes, and milk. The following information will guide you to making more healthy choices when consuming foods from these five food groups:

Our page — Aug. 11

Mesalands assists in food crisis Mesalands Community College’s staff members recently collected over 300 items of food to assist in the humanitarian hunger crisis that exists in the region of Columbus. On Aug. 6 the donated items were taken to the Roadrunner Food Bank and the Community Action Agency in Las Cruces who then distributed […]

Tucumcari food cooperative set for third delivery

Russell Anglin The Tucumcari Food Cooperative is set to conduct its third monthly food delivery July 30 at the Quay County Fairgrounds. David Swenson, president of the board, said approximately 65 buyers have joined the co-op since it started delivering food in April. Members pay an annual $15 fee to order food. The buyer’s club […]

Obesity matter of personal responsibility

Baxter Black Many of us in the food producing business are watching with a suspicious eye Michelle Obama’s pending federally funded efforts to combat obesity in children. Our skepticism is justified because every special interest group from global warming to UFO conspirators somehow wind up casting blame on modern agriculture. Nevertheless, obesity apparently is a […]

Restaurants also serve ‘Southwestern hospitality’

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyons Those of us who are proud to call Tucumcari home are pleased many people have little trouble finding good places in which to eat and even food prepared for various eating habits or problems we have developed. As I sat in one of our restaurants Saturday morning, I […]

Area residents developing food Co-op

Thomas Garcia Area residents have joined together to create Tucumcari Food Cooperative, which plans to offer organic food to area shoppers. The Co-op’s mission is to provide high quality, natural and organic products at the lowest prices possible, according to a press release. “They will be offering a different type of natural food for the […]

Grocers oppose reintroduction of food tax

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By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor Local grocers don’t believe reinstating a food tax is the solution to solving a shortfall in state revenue. The statewide food tax was abolished six years ago by New Mexico Legislature with Gov. Bill Richardson’s support. But a 42-member task force appointed by Richardson in November appears to be […]