Considering the electrical box on the Plaza, identity theft, gambling, time, temperature and why people are seeking political office.
It’s so frustrating to know that Roman Polanski makes great movies—at least in part because he’s such a creep. But so it goes, and here is The Ghost Writer: a classic-seeming new thriller with the recriminative gall to be an inside joke about how we’ve let the real world turn into something like a Roman Polanski movie.
It didn’t take an MBA to identify the bottleneck in Kenneth Baltz’ egg supply chain. He needed more chickens. With the help of a pair of small, local loans, the 60-year-old semi-retired farmer had them. Eight hundred more of them, in fact—plus a new 6,000-square-foot pen to protect his investment from the coyotes that frequent the farm he and his wife, Judy, own just north of Abiquiu.
In the three years that SFR has published its locavore’s guide to Santa Fe, the local food movement has continued to feel like it’s tilting toward a full-blown renaissance. But the movement has also found some inevitable friction. Food is a key component of the economy, and the progress of a local food movement is tied to the progress of a local economy movement.