Sanchez Farm Project

We’d been in New Mexico less than 2 months when Jen got involved with local community growers and volunteered me (Tree) and my trusty BCS to till up a plot in Sanchez Farm, a community garden that is beginning to take shape in the South Valley.

Below are pictures of me tilling an area for planting rasberries, fruit trees and some garlic. John Shipley (in the red shirt), a farmer originally from Missouri, along with La Plazita Institute – a not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating authentic sustainable opportunities for cultural practices and economic, educational and community development – is spearheading the effort to make the Bernalillo county-owned property a beautiful, welcoming space for gathering, growing food and enjoying open space.

Check out New Mexico’s clear blue sky! Having grown up in the northeast, I still can not get over it.



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4 Responses to Sanchez Farm Project

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  3. sue says:

    i visited the sanchez farm on wednesday august 20 and had the opportunity to meet many of the folks who farm this piece of land. they are wonderful folks who cherish the land, who appreciate what the land can bring forth with hard work, love and devotion. the sponsors, volunteers and students are reaping the benefits in so many ways. the various crops were harvested and prepared tastefully for all to enjoy on wednesday night. even entertainment was provided by native americans. bravo to those who prepared: salads, stew, potato salad, apricot pies, salsa…. may you all continue to do gods work.

  4. Thanks for stopping by, Sue. Your kind words and support are appreciated.

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