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Celebrating And Saving New Mexico's Chile

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KUNM Call In Show 9/1 8a:

New Mexico produces the majority of chile in the U.S. according to the New Mexico Chile Association, and the crop brings millions the state. This fruit has become an integral part of our economy and our culture. Yet the industry faces serious challenges, with declining acreage and labor shortages.

What is the history of chile in New Mexico? What would you like to know about this plant that is so important to our state? What does chile mean for you and your family? Join the conversation. Email callinshow@kunm.orgor call in live during the show.


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