Good Food Delivers
The beauty of Catron County is undeniable but collectively, we live in a ‘food desert.’ This official term characterizes a location where fresh fruits and vegetables are further than a 10 mile drive. However, in the last year we in Pie Town and the surrounding communities have been fortunate to participate in the Azure Co-op, an organic food co-op which delivers locally to Pie Town, Quemado, and Datil.
The Azure Standard Co- op, out of Oregon brings bulk grains, flours and beans, fresh, chilled and frozen produce and prepared foods to a designated drop off point in each of these towns. Although some may object to the somewhat higher cost of Azure’s food because of organic standards, when both time and gasoline are factored into the equation, along with the higher grade of food available and thus better health, ordering through Azure Standard is very sensible. Azure puts out a very thick