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Dija Know… Joe’s Restaurant Newsletter -155 Summer 2020

Posted by on Jun 8, 2020

“Dija Know…” Joe’s Newsletter #155 SUMMER 2020 Sheila   (archives available at JoesDining.com)   Yes, Joe’s is open – both Patio & curbside !!! and sometimes inside,  check with the Governor   ◆ It’s summer!  And Joe’s is open both inside and out.  Yes, we are observing common sense procedures.  And you can bet that behind the masks are smiles. It’s been a heck of a Spring.  We’ve been rocked personally, nationally and globally like never before....

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Dija Know… Joe’s Restaurant Newsletter -153 Winter 2019

Posted by on Nov 26, 2019

“Dija Know…” Joe’s Newsletter #153, WINTER 2019 Sheila   (archives available at JoesDining.com)   Stately lord or lady of the Plain, the American Bison Photo by Karen Novotny, local artist.  Yellowstone 2010   ◆  Monday Dec. 2nd be sure to join us for what has become a wonderful annual event – the fund-raiser for our favorite charity – the Listening Horse Therapeutic Riding Program.  Gus, Laurie, Kathy and Oatey will be in house to answer your questions about the program, to...

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Dija Know… Joe’s Restaurant Newsletter -152 Autumn 2019

Posted by on Sep 3, 2019

“Dija Know…” Joe’s Newsletter #152, AUTUMN 2019 Sheila   (archives available at JoesDining.com) Local organic sun-ripened, heirloom tomatoes – oh my!   ◆My favorite Santa Fe season is giving way to my runner-up season, Autumn.  Who doesn’t love Fall in Santa Fe?  The Farmer’s Market is exploding with veggies and fruits bursting with color and begging to be a part of your meal.  Roland is there every Saturday to pick the very best and to gossip with our local growers.  Unfortunately...

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Dija Know… Joe’s Restaurant Newsletter -151 Summer 2019

Posted by on Jun 16, 2019

“Dija Know…” Joe’s Newsletter #151, SUMMER 2019 Sheila   (archives available at JoesDining.com)   Roland visits Grant Wilson at Lotus Farms, our new supplier located in Tijeras.   ◆Joe’s has a new supplier of sustainably raised chickens. We are excited to announce that the Wilsons of Lotus Farms in Tijeras are doing everything the right way – following the lead of the rock star of sustainable farming, Joel Salatin. ◆It’s been long and slow in coming this year but summer is...

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Dija Know… Joe’s Restaurant Newsletter -150 Spring 2019

Posted by on Apr 11, 2019

“Dija Know…” Joe’s Newsletter #150, SPRING 2019 Sheila   (archives available at JoesDining.com)   Desertification, the biggest threat to our food supply.   ◆April can be taxing.  If you get a refund – yay!  Celebrate with a burger.  If you had to pay, let us give youa break.  It’s Joe’s 7thAnnual Burger Week starting April 8ththru the 15th.  Any 2-topping Beef Burger is yours for just 8.99 (regularly 12.00).  This is not just any beef.  It is from Berry Ranch up in...

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Dija Know… Joe’s Restaurant Newsletter -149 Winter 2019

Posted by on Jan 20, 2019

“Dija Know…”Joe’s Newsletter #149, winter 2019Sheila   (archives available at JoesDining.com) ◆This issue seems to have unfolded as the protein and fat issue.  You’ll see why later.  In the meantime we welcome the whimsical, fun and engaging works of 3 new artists:  Chris Pennington (main dining room), Nancy Nickerson (RedRoom) and Russell Thornton (the ramp). Yes, they are all for sale! ◆ We pay at one end or the...

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Dija Know… Joe’s Restaurant Newsletter -148 Winter 2018/19

Posted by on Dec 6, 2018

“Dija Know…” Joe’s Newsletter #148, winter 2018/19 Sheila   (archives available at JoesDining.com)   I’m pretty sure my gift is in that sled.   ◆ As Hanukkah ushers in the blessed season (Dec 3)we who live in Santa Fe have much to be grateful for.  Times when I do get cranky about Santa Fe, I just have to look at the weather and disaster reports from other places both in the US and across the globe, and I can’t imagine living anywhere else!  We even have snow this year!!! ◆ ...

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La Montanita Co-op

Posted by on Dec 2, 2018

La Montanita Co-op Santa Fe 913 West Alameda St. Santa Fe, NM 87501 505-984-2852 Monday–Sunday, 7am–10pm Our Santa Fe location brings local and organic food to New Mexico’s capital. The historic city combines a mix of old-world charm with a contemporary vibe, and the Co-op is much the same; it brings local food grown with traditional, sustainable, centuries-old practices to a modern community rich with culture. Website: Article in Pasatiempo Nov 23rd...

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Camino de Paz School and Farm

Posted by on Dec 2, 2018

CAMINO de PAZ FARM is the setting in which our school is fully integrated. The farm is structured as a teaching center for our students, the local community and the broader sustainable farming community. Camino de Paz Farm has market gardens, animal husbandry and processed foods divisions. Sustainability is key to what the farm is about. It means that we are soil builders and water conservers. We use as few outside inputs as possible, especially fossil fuels. website:  Article in Local Flavor November...

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Dija Know… Joe’s Restaurant Newsletter -147 Autumn 2018

Posted by on Oct 7, 2018

Dija Know… Joe’s Restaurant Newsletter -147 Autumn 2018 Putting along the Nivernais Canal in France   ◆ We took a real vacation recently.  Two years of planning took us to France with our dear Canadian friends.  It was to celebrate our mutual 30th.  We returned refreshed and full of ideas!  I can tell you what you already know – the food…oh the food!  We rented a boat and navigated it down the canal for ten days stopping in the small towns along the way, picking up local foods –...

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Dija Know… Joe’s Restaurant Newsletter -146 Summer 2018

Posted by on Jul 28, 2018

“Dija Know…” Joe’s Newsletter #146, summer 2018 Sheila   (archives available at JoesDining.com)   Russ Thornton’s fertile imagination puts Zozobra in charge of chile roasting.   ◆ What could be more seasonal and peculiar to Santa Fe than our own flammable Zozobra roasting New Mexico’s inimitable chile?!  Russel Thornton’s fantastic rendering of Zozo is available as a greeting card – see it at the red counter along with other local artists’ cards offered for sale.  Russ will be...

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Monte Vista Organic Farm

Posted by on May 20, 2018

Monte Vista Organic Farm Dave & his Family have been supplying us since 1996 with Heirloom Tomatoes for Pizza Etc and many more items to Joe’s Dining since 2002. Ask about their CSA -Program   .   Facebook Website Phone (505) 753-6817

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Dija Know… Joe’s Restaurant Newsletter -145 Spring 2018

Posted by on May 20, 2018

Dija Know… Joe’s Restaurant Newsletter -145 Spring 2018 . At the top of the world.  Roland, Aline and Sheila touring Berry Ranch near Raton in May. (notice the abundance of rich green grass compared to the rest of drought stricken NM this year) . ◆   We recently had the pleasure and rare privilege of touring the ranch of one of our suppliers, Berry Beef Ranch.  Landon Berry (6thgeneration Berry family rancher), his father, Patrick and their friend and business partner, Matt Oakeley, hosted us at the...

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Berry Beef

Posted by on Apr 16, 2018

Berry Beef “From our family’s ranch, to your family’s table!” . . . In 1896, the “Quarter Circle B brand” was first registered with the Territory of New Mexico. At this point in time, New Mexico was not even a state. Six generations later, the tradition continues. Landon Berry, is a sixth-generation cattle rancher on the fertile grassland of Johnson Mesa located just nine miles east of Raton, New Mexico. The mesa stands approximately 8,600 feet above sea level and it has been said that...

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Jody Ellis

Posted by on Mar 29, 2018