The smell of roasting green chile is now the official aroma of New Mexico


New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed a bill declaring the smell of green chile roasting in the fall as the official aroma of the state. The Governor signed Senate Bill 188 at Monte Vista Elementary School in Las Cruces. The bill was introduced by New Mexico Sen. Bill Soules, who said that the children at Monte Vista Elementary were the ones who came up with the idea behind the bill.

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