Category Archives: New Mexico

Permaculture Drylands Magazine Now Online

Friends over at the Permaculture Institute in Santa Fe have posted the Permaculture Drylands Magazine on their site for free! Check it out. http://www.permaculture.org/nm/index.php/site/Beekeeping/ Thanks, Scott & Arina!

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Farmer Protection Act -Action Needed in New Mexico to Protect Farmers from GE Crop Contamination

Thank you to everyone who called your senator. The Farmer Protection Act was tabled for this legislative session. BUT we still need your help! I’ve copied an email from Miguel Santistevan who worked diligently with many others to get this … Continue reading

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Looking Back and Giving Thanks

2009 was the first year since moving to New Mexico in late 2007 that we had abundantly producing gardens. It was a joy to have vegetables, fruits and herbs from the garden again. The grocery store just can’t compete with … Continue reading

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Autumn at Sunstone

The sun shines brilliant the golden autumn leaves of the Cottonwood tree. A storm hides the Sandia Mountains usually visible in the background. Though this photo doesn’t do the apricot tree justice (it’s a day or two before prime color), … Continue reading

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Leaf Peeping in the Manzano Mountains

We took a break from sheet-mulching new garden beds and headed up to the Manzano Mountains to see Fall in action. We hiked about 2 hours on the 4th of July Campground Trail which led us along the edge of … Continue reading

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Call for Artists: Logo Design for Rio Grande Valley Farmers Guild

The Rio Grande Valley Farmers Guild seeks an artist to create its logo. Guidelines are available here. If you are a logo artist, we’d love to see your work. – Jen (Treasurer of RGVFG) About the Rio Grande Valley Farmers … Continue reading

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Friends in Dry Places

Since moving to New Mexico, I’ve encountered so many friendly, welcoming people that my faith in humanity, if it was every in peril, is consistently restored. I received many a warm welcome from other New Mexico herbalists, one of whom … Continue reading

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