Meet the Hemptress

Originally published in Taos News Ruth Fahrbacht bought a hemp guitar strap from a vendor in Kit Carson Park back in 1997 and loved its durability and strength. “It was not like any other strap I had owned,” she said. From that moment on, she started researching and learning as much as she could about…

Not just horsing around: the healing power of equines

Originally published in Taos News Photos taken from Equine Spirit Sanctuary’s website Horses and kids tend to do well together. Equine-assisted therapy produces exceptionally good results due to the social and responsive nature of the horses and the natural curiosity of kids. “There is just something about the horse,” said Ruth Bourgeois, owner and director of…

Chef Dillon Tisdel: “food is the great connector”

Originally published in Taos News Photo taken from Chef Tisdel’s website  Chef Dillon Tisdel is a big advocate of plant-based food. Inspired by Ayurvedic teachings and macrobiotic philosophy (eating grains and local vegetables, and avoiding highly processed foods and most animal products) Tisdel uses a holistic approach in both her kitchen and her life. “I…