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Silver Leaf Branches Out With The Farm Stand

By Devin D. O’Leary Silver Leaf Farms has been a locally owned source for fresh produce in Corrales for the past 12 years. The farm grows USDA Certified Organic and pesticide-free vegetables for local farmers’ markets, fine restaurants, premium grocers and schools located throughout the Albuquerque/Santa Fe area. The folks behind Silver Leaf Farms have […]

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Anderson Parcel Could Be Good Move for Growers’ Market

Although the Village has been in negotiations for years to buy the three-acre Gonzales tract next to the bank, a different, lesser-known two-acre parcel next to the post office may be acquired as early as next month. The vacant land adjacent to the post office’s property line would be used to relocate the Corrales Growers’ […]

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The adorable “lesser Goldfinches,” a name with which I take issue, are eatingevery Nyjer seed I can afford and more….as the temperature plummets. In thepast, I seem to recall their leaving for a few weeks as cold hit, but now I amhonor bound to keep them going. Ravens fly in low from the river each […]

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Cottonwood Tree Removal Necessary for Safety and Liability Purposes

By Diane Joy Schmidt A beloved cottonwood that graced Corrales Road at Uva Road to the west was cut down onSeptember 7th. Irate tree lovers left notes and flowers on the stump for weeks, includingprominent cardboard signs, one read ‘murderer.’ A final note provocatively asked “WTF?”Did this impressive tree have to be completely cut down? […]

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News-y

“The tumult and the shouting dies…” Right? We are post-election, post-WorldSeries and sniffing around food-ish notions for this month’s major event.But first, I did indeed enjoy my early vote on Halloween. No line, a row ofsmiling poll workers, banter with the guy at table no. 7, a swift filling of the ballot,fully masked, cheers and […]

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Long-time Dem Retires From State House 23, GOP Seizes Opportunity

After State House Rep Daymon Ely decided to step down from the seat earlier this year, Republicans saw an opening to flip the House District 23 seat held by Ely since 2016. Republican Alan Martinez bested Democrat Ramon Montano for the Democratic House seat in a 54-46 percent margin. Ely, a Corrales lawyer, told the […]

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From the Horse’s Mouth: Old Traditions, New Directions

By Steve Komadina This is a column that talks about horses and the Corrales connection. Itwas started as an initiative of Corrales Horse and Mule People(CHAMP) to help horse and non-horse owners to think about living in ahorse-oriented community. What will the New Year bring for our Corrales horse heritage? Ourpopulation as a world and […]

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Arts Center Proposal Brought before Village Council

The ACE (Arts, Community, Education) Center Committee presented a proposal for a visual arts and performing arts center to the Village Council on Sept. 27. The Committee is eyeing the Jones property behind the library. If greenlit by the Village and funded by various sources including grants, the center is estimated to cost between $6-8 […]

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Concerns for Comprehensive Plan to Address Are Many

Nearly two months after Mayor Jim Fahey issued a call for public input for a much-delayedrevision of the 2009 Corrales Comprehensive Plan, just one response had been submitted.It was a heart-felt plea for relaxation of Corrales’ bed-rock policy restricting residential density tojust one dwelling per acre (or no more than one home on two acres […]

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Harvest Festival 2022 Deployed 400 Volunteers For a Big Success

After a two-year hiatus, the ever-popular Corrales Harvest Festival returned last month drawingrobust attendance and -hopefully- profits to fund local causes. Expenses for the traditional two-day event September 24-25 are still coming in, so organizerswith Kiwanis Club of Corrales did not know in mid-October what funds will be available forgrants. “We did great!” said the […]

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