Classes/Events

Here are the remaining 2017 Home Grown New Mexico education classes/workshops/events in Santa Fe.  These classes are also posted on the community calendar in red. Follow us on Instagram, visit us on Facebook and here at homegrownnewmexico.org. We hope that you will join us for some of these great classes. Questions? Please contact Home Grown New Mexico at homegrownnewmexico1@gmail.com.

If you like, you can download the 2017 class/event schedule:
2017-hgnm-classevent-schedule

 


AUGUST

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Sunday, August 6th—9 am to 3 pm
KITCHEN GARDEN & COOP TOUR-Fundraising Event!

See five inspirational kitchen gardens in Santa Fe. Pick up ideas that you can use at your gardens or just enjoy these beautiful, edible and functional landscapes.
Location: various locations around Santa Fe, NM
Fee: FREE to members/ $25 per person for non-members

For more information on this event and to buy tickets, go to: https://homegrownnewmexico.wordpress.com/2017-kitchen-garden-coop-tour/

Please sign up through Eventbrite:

Eventbrite - KITCHEN GARDEN & COOP TOUR


berriesAugust 27th —12 noon to 2 pm
Small Fruit Perennial Gardening-Berries, Grapes and more!
Come learn how to diversify your garden to include perennial vegetables, edible flowers, fruiting shrubs and nut trees! The southwest can be a challenging environment for gardeners so we will explore techniques for success and abundance.
Instructor: Permaculturalist, Jeremiah Kidd, owner of
San Isidro Permaculture
Location: Jeremiah’s property:
29 Hidden Valley Road • Santa Fe, NM
Fee: FREE for members/$5 suggested donation for non-member

Please sign up through Eventbrite:

Eventbrite - Small Fruit Perennial Gardening-Berries, Grapes and more!


SEPTEMBER

mozzSunday, September 10th—12 noon to 2 pm
Cheesemaking-Mozzarella
Learn how to make mozzarella cheese and take some home!
Instructor: Diane Pratt/Duskin Jasper
Location: 2520-B Camino Entrada (Santa Fe Area HomeBuilders Association-next to Habitat ReStore on south side
Lab Fee: $10 for members and non-members

Space is limited to 12 people-Waiting list will be available.

Please sign up through Eventbrite:

Eventbrite - Cheesemaking-Mozzarella


savorySunday, September 24th—12 noon to 2 pm
Culinary Herbs in the Garden & the Kitchen
Deborah will bring in various trusty herbs from her garden and talk about how they behave in the garden and in the kitchen. She will provide a few herb- based recipes and some tastes of the herbs themselves.
Instructor: Deborah Madison
Location: The Railyard Community room -behind SITE Santa Fe
Fee: FREE for members/$5 suggested donation for non-member

Please sign up through Eventbrite:

Eventbrite - Culinary Herbs in the Garden & the Kitchen


OCTOBER

potluck-01Sunday, October 1st—4 pm to 6 pm
Fall Harvest Potluck
Come to our Fall Harvest Potluck. Share some food from your gardens with like minded gardeners and listen to our guest speaker. Bring a dish.
Location: TBD
Fee: FREE for everyone!
Guest Speaker: TBD
Fee: FREE for everyone

Please RSVP through Eventbrite:

Eventbrite - Fall Harvest Potluck

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The following events are done-you missed them.

 

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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

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Sunday, March 19th—12 noon to 2 pm
Evolution Gardening/Revisiting the Victory Garden in the 21st century
Mike Reed will revisit the concept of the Victory Garden but in a 21st-century context, which will involve careful design and ethically nuanced applications adapting Permaculture concepts to a backyard setting. Come learn what works and what doesn’t.
Instructor: Permaculturalist, Mike Reed
Location: Mike Warren’s house:
747 Old Las Vegas Highway • Santa Fe
Fee: FREE for members/$5 suggested donation for non-member

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Sunday, March 26th—4 pm to 6 pm
Spring Fling Potluck-FREE!
Avery Aguilar from the Santo Domingo Pueblo will give a presentation on Native American Pueblo gardening techniques. Find out what Home Grown New Mexico classes and events are being held in 2017. Share some food and listen to our guest speaker. Bring a dish.
Guest Speaker: Avery Aguilar from Santo Domingo Pueblo
Location: 2520-B Camino Entrada (Santa Fe Area HomeBuilders Association-next to Habitat ReStore on south side • Santa Fe, NM
Fee: FREE for everyone!


Sunday, April 2nd—12 noon to 2 pm
Bloomy Rind Cheese Class
Learn how to make a bloomy rind cheese like Brie. We will delve into the delicious and mysterious realm of bloomy-rinded
cheeses. We’ll discuss the defining characteristics of bloomy rinds, do a hands-on demo and taste comparsions.
Instructor: Lilith Spencer
Location: Alessandra and Steve Haines house:
52 Mansion Drive • Santa Fe, NM
Lab Fee: $10 for members and non-members

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Sunday, April 23rd—12 noon to 2 pm
Veggiekraut & Curtido Workshop
We will create a version of sauerkraut that uses additional vegetables and spices to make what is called “Veggie-Kraut” plus Curtido, a Salvadoran side dish.
Instructor: Terry Buhl
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


MAY

Sunday, May 7th—12 noon to 2 pm
Warm Season Heirloom Vegetable Gardening
Cool Season crops are finishing up and warm season crops are just starting. Learn which warm season heirloom varieties grow here and how to prepare for planting them in the garden.
Instructor: Jannine Cabossel/The Tomato Lady
Location: Jannine’s micro-farm:
56 Coyote Crossing • Santa Fe, NM
Fee: FREE for members/$5 suggested donation for non-member

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Sunday, May 21st—12 noon to 2 pm
Zuni Bowls
A unique and beautiful way to capture water off your property. Find out about Zuni bowls as a way to capture water. Learn all about them, how they work and learn how to make them. Zuni Bowls are an erosion control structure built from rock that stops erosion with the use of rock bowls, creating a place where water can drop sediment and infiltrate the ground.

Instructor: Permaculturalist, Reese Baker, owner of
The RainCatcher
Location: Reese’s house:
2053 Camino Lado • Santa Fe, NM
Fee: FREE for members/$5 suggested donation for non-member


JUNE

Sunday, June 4th—12 noon to 2 pm
Artisan Vinegars
Learn to make your own Artisan vinegars. We will discuss how to make and age wine vinegars, cider vinegars, malt vinegars and fruit vinegars and shrubs (drinks).
Instructor: Alessandra Haines
Location: Alessandra and Steve Haines house (park on street): 52 Mansion Drive • Santa Fe, NM
Fee: FREE for members/$5 suggested donation for non-member


Sunday, June 25th —12 noon to 2 pm
Cheesemaking: French Chevre
Learn how to make French Chevre cheese from goat’s milk—Bring a container to take home some cheese curd.
Instructor: Dianne Pratt
Location: 2520-B Camino Entrada (Santa Fe Area HomeBuilders Association-next to Habitat ReStore on south side • Santa Fe, NM
Lab Fee: $10 for members and non-members

Space is limited to 12 people-Waiting list will be available.

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JULY

July 9th—12 noon to 2 pm
Organic Pest Control in the Vegetable Garden
What’s bugging you? Come find out what’s currently eating your crops besides you and how to deal with them!
Instructor: Jannine Cabossel/The Tomato Lady
Location: Jannine’s micro-farm:
56 Coyote Crossing • Santa Fe, NM
Fee: FREE for members/$5 suggested donation for non-member


Sunday, July 23th—12 noon to 2 pm
Grow more in less space with Square Foot Gardening
Learn how to maximize your garden space with less work, less weeding and less watering!”
Instructor: Pamela Goff
Location: Pamela Goff’s home:
6761 Camino Rojo (park on street) • Santa Fe, NM
Fee: Free to members/ $5 suggest donation for non-members

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