Author Archives: Sunstone Farm

Free Organic IPM Farm Walks

NMSU and NMDA are hosting another series of Organic IPM Farm Walks. These are always a wonderful way to get an inside look at some local farms. There is no charge for these walks, but you must pre-register. You may … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events In Albuquerque

Happy new year, dear readers. It’s true. I’ve been remiss in posting. While you wait for more recipes and farm animal lore, here are some (mostly) FREE events happening here in Albuquerque. 1. Bug Love Wednesday, February 13th, 6-7:15 PM … Continue reading

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NM Native Pollinator Pocket Guides

My favorite entomologist, Dr. Tess Grasswitz, has published new and FREE guides to beneficials in New Mexico. They are available for download from NMSU’s website and have great photos and descriptions. Go to the above link and scroll to the … Continue reading

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I Wanna Go To Farm Camp!

How cool is it that such a thing as “farm camp” exists? No endless weeks of daycare, uniforms and kumbaya for the modern set. Now young’uns can learn about farm animals, growing food, and all sorts of things that were, … Continue reading

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2012 Herbalism 101 Workshop Series

Our 2012 Herbalism 101 series starts in just one month! Starting Sunday, May 20, we will meet one morning a month to explore the gardens, learn medicine-making skills, and learn how to use herbs for health and wellness. We’ll cover … Continue reading

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Cuckoo Marans Chickens

We get a lot of blog hits from people searching for information about Cuckoo Marans chickens, an older breed that is newly popular. There isn’t a lot of information about Cuckoo Marans out there, so I though I would add … Continue reading

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Goat Cheese Workshop – February 19

[As of 2/16, the class is FULL. If you didn’t get a chance to register, send us your email to be on the mailing list for the next goat cheese workshop!] If you’ve ever wanted to know how to make … Continue reading

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