Category Archives: Permaculture

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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Creating an Urban Homestead Workshop, Sunday, April 3

Workshop alert! This Sunday, April 3, join us for a fun morning learning how to create an abundance of food, medicine and wildlife habitat using Permaculture design principles. We’ll cover design and layout, plant selection, soil health, water, bees, and … Continue reading

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Building an Earthen (Cob) Oven

As resident bread baker, I’ve wanted to build a cob oven for years. I finally got started in early 2010. Then I got a bad concussion that injured my neck, and I had to put the project on hold for … Continue reading

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Freedom to Farm Event This Friday, January 21

This Friday, January 21, at 7pm, come to the UNM Student Union to learn what you can do to preserve your right to farm, save seeds and feed your community. See the flyer below for more details. Freedom to Farm … Continue reading

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Last Workshops at Sunstone for the Year this Week!

Our workshop series is rapidly coming to a close for the year. It’s been a fun season meeting so many people! Here are details for the last workshops I will be teaching in 2010. This Wednesday, October 13, I will … Continue reading

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Cool Albuquerque Events This Weekend for Beekeepers and Gardeners and Food Activists

There are three cool events happening this weekend: 1. Beekeeping: Saturday there is an amazing event sponsored by the NM Beekeepers Association in Santa Fe. Beekeeper Randy Oliver is in town, and it’s sure to be an informative day of … Continue reading

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