Category Archives: South Valley – Albuquerque

Organic Chicken for Sale from Pint-Sized Farm

If you’re in Albuquerque, you know that finding locally raised chicken is difficult. Other than Pollo Real, there aren’t many options besides raising your own. We tend to just eat our roosters, so it’s not an issue for us, but … Continue reading

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Sunstone Herb Farm on NPR!

Jen on NPR! Check out Sarah Gustavus’ All Things Considered piece on Sustainability. We’re in Monday and Tuesday’s show. How cool is that!

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Urban Homesteading? Guerilla Gardening? Backyard Farming?

Take your pick. No matter the name, it’s a hot topic. We’re expecting 300 people at the Open Space Backyard Farming workshop tomorrow at the Gutierrez-Hubbell House here in the South Valley. I’ll be teaching Designing Your Urban Homestead from … 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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Summer Workshops at Erda Gardens

Friends at Biodynamic CSA, Erda Gardens, are hosting some cool summer workshops. Below is their schedule. Erda Gardens CSA members can take any of our homesteading workshops offered at Sunstone at a discount. Our regular fee is $15 the day … Continue reading

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Eggs for Sale

Enjoy the incomparable taste of eggs grown from a backyard flock. These are no anemic store bought eggs. Our happy hens freely range with our goats, dining on grains, goat milk, bugs and weeds so their yolks are deep yellow … Continue reading

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