2 GREAT EVENTS/CLASSES
Come to our Annual Seed Exchange this Friday, March 3rd and on Sunday, March 5th we have our 1st class-Making Sourdough Bread! Don’t miss them!!
Friday, March 3rd—5 pm to 7 pm FREE!
Home Grown New Mexico Seed Exchange
If you are looking for free seeds for your vegetable or flower garden, come to the Santa Fe Seed Exchange-new location!
Location: Santa Fe Farmer’s Market Pavillion Bldg 1607 Paseo De Peralta, Santa Fe, NM (park behind SITE Santa Fe)
Fee: FREE for everyone! No need to sign up-just show up!
Sunday, March 5th—12 noon to 2 pm
Sourdough Bread Making
Learn how to make sourdough bread! Learn the timeless craft of how to use flour, water, salt and sourdough culture to flavor and leaven bread. It’s as simple and nourishing as it gets. Don’t be intimidated by bread making any longer.
Instructor: Mike Warren
Location: 2520-B Camino Entrada (Santa Fe Area HomeBuilders Association-next to Habitat ReStore on south side • Santa Fe, NM
Fee: FREE for members/$5 suggested donation for non-member
Please sign up through Eventbrite:
The class schedule is up! We are ready to rock and roll. You can go to the CLASSES/EVENTS AT THE TOP OF THIS WEBSITE and see all the classes and events we are offering in 2017. CHECK OUT OUR MARCH EVENTS!
We have a great SEED EXCHANGE coming up on March 3 working with the Seed Summit organization that is having a workshop here in Santa Fe. The event is free and we will be over at the Santa Fe Farmers Market Pavilion building.
A ‘Sourdough Bread Making’ class on March 5, ‘Evolution Gardening/Revisiting the Victory Garden in the 21st Century’ class on March 19 and a ‘Spring Fling Potluck‘ will feature Avery Aguilar from Santo Domingo Pueblo. He will give a presentation on Native American Pueblo gardening techniques.
And that’s just the March line up! To see the whole schedule go here:
Once again we need you to sign up at the ‘Eventbrite’ badge so we know who is coming and prepare for them. Also if there needs to be any changes, we can contact you. The sign up is same as last year and worked well.
Most of the classes (cheese classes excepted) are free to members and don’t forget with your membership, the Kitchen Garden & Coop Tour is free to members too, so join soon so you don’t miss out on any of these great classes and events. Those of you who joined last year will get a renewal notice via email when your membership is due.
Linda and Jim Archibald’s potato basket
Hello everyone and welcome to a new gardening year! By now hopefully you are receiving you seed catalogs in the mail and deciding on your seeds for your 2017 gardens.
We here at Home Grown New Mexico have woken from our slumber and are now planning this year’s events. January is an exciting month where we are planning many NEW workshop/classes as well as some of the favorites like cheesemaking will be returning.
We can’t let the cat out of the bag yet but as soon as they are firmed up, we will tell you. It’s going to be a great year!
SeedBroadcast will be honoring
Tierra Viva: Farming the Living Earth, 2016 Biodynamic Conference
The Mobile Seed Story Broadcasting Station invites local seeds, seed keepers, gardeners, farmers, and inspiring seeds, as well as all Biodynamic Conference attendees to join in celebrating Seed Stories and Swapping Seeds. Come by to record your Seed Story, drop off some seeds, and pick some up too. We will have lots of seed saving how-to’s to distribute and we hope to bring people together to share their wisdom and inspiration of Seeds.
We will be parked in front of the Santa Fe Conference Center and there is no cost to participate in this SeedBroadcast event.
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Saturday, November 19
800am – 600pm: Mobile Seed Story Broadcasting Station
800pm – 930pm: Seed Exchange
Here is more information about SeedBroadcast and the Mobile Seed Story Broadcasting Station:
SeedBroadcasting from Tierra Viva: Farming the Living Earth
Seed-THE UNTOLD STORY
Jean Cocteau Theater
SEED THE UNTOLD STORY movie is coming to Jean Cocteau on Nov 16-24 . We should all go see this award-winning movie while it is here for a few days. This is right up our alley with building a sustainable, healthy community. Their goal is for SEED to inspire audiences to take action and become a champion of seeds.
SEED: The Untold Story is an eye-opening environmental documentary about the dramatic loss of seed diversity and the movement to restore the future of our food, from the creators of The Real Dirt on Farmer John & Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us?
Visit seedthemovie.com/santafe for more info on movie times and movie guests.
From their site: http://www.seedthemovie.com/
‘Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds — worshipped and treasured since the dawn of humankind. This documentary follows passionate seed keepers who are protecting a 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94 seed varieties have disappeared. A cadre of 10 agrichemical companies, including Syngenta, Bayer, and Monsanto, controls over two-thirds of the global seed market, reaping unprecedented profits. Farmers and others battle to defend the future of our food.’
Hope to see you there!
Here is an exciting event that is coming to Santa Fe. Check it out!
GET INSPIRED by incredible speakers from within and beyond
the biodynamic community doing groundbreaking work with the living earth.
DISCOVER how a living approach to agriculture can help us consciously collaborate with our planet to create healthy, living, vibrant landscapes and nourishing food.
LEARN practical skills in biodynamic and regenerative practices and explore biodynamic principles and philosophy, whether you are new to biodynamics or have been practicing for decades.
CONNECT with hundreds of farmers, gardeners, educators,
activists, and earth lovers at a farm field day, local food tasting,
film screenings, mixers, meetups, artistic performances, and music and dancing
Online registration closes November 1. But you can register at the event too.
Register now to save $50 off the full on-site registration rate and guarantee your space in pre-conference workshops. For more info and to register go to:
POSTED OCT 13, 2016
Sorry folks but there is a change to the previous post (which we changed to reflect this info for the ceremony/potluck locations and times for Amy Hetager.
MODIFIED OCT 13-NEW INFO BELOW!!
Date: Monday, October 24th, 2016
Time: 11:30-Ceremony at Sunnyslope Meadows Community Park (soon to be Amy Hetager Community Park)
Where: Sunnyslope Meadows Community Garden.
Address: 304 Avenida Aliso (it’s across from Alto Park and you can turn off W. Alameda onto Sicamorro then turn right on Cedar and then turn left). Get map here: sunny-slope-community-garden-map
The potluck location has been changed to Frenchy’s BARN due to the chairs/tables live there and it can be inside if the weather is cold.
Time: 12:00 potluck lunch
Where: FRENCHY’S BARN
Address: 1200 Agua Fria Rd. Please bring your food there after the Ceremony.
What to bring: Bring a food dish to share with others in celebration of Amy.
Sorry for any confusion. The Park Dept just changed things a little. BUT WE STILL WANT YOU THERE!!
Any questions? Call Jannine at 505-660-4986