Community Calendar

2019  SANTA FE Community Calendar

Below are community events put on by other organizations who we are friends with or events by us, Home Grown New Mexico. Please check back as more community events are added often. The events in red are Homegrown New Mexico events/classes

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SEPTEMBER

Saturday, Sept 14th
Simple Greywater Systems

Time: 9–12 noon
Class number: CRN 21771
Fee: $39
Instructor: Amanda Bramble
Location: Santa Fe Community College

Register by calling 505-428-1676

Make use of your household wastewater. Greywater is an important resource that can be used safely for creating gardens and wildlife habitats in our dry climate. This class covers New Mexico greywater code, appropriate soaps for use in these systems and basic gravity-fed greywater systems at Ampersand Sustainable Learning Center, including mulch basins, infiltration chambers and pumice wicks.

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Saturday, Sept 14th-FREE
Compost Clinic by Santa Fe Extension Master Gardeners
Time: 9–11 a.m.
Location: Santa Fe Extension Master Gardeners,
County Fairgrounds, 3229 Rodeo Rd., Santa Fe

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Monday, Sept 16th, 2019
Sacred Plants, Sacred Planet

Location: Body and Soul Series (held at the Mine Shaft Tavern Amphitheater)in Madrid
To Register or for more info: call 505-780-0535 or
email: amanda@ampersandproject.org

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Sunday, Sept 22nd
12 noon to 2 pm
Jammin Jellies
Most of us don’t have root cellars today, but we have modern equipment and ingredients that extend shelf life and make excit- ing new recipes possible that Mom & Grandma only dreamed of. Tired of that boring grape and strawberry jam the supermarket sells? Attend this workshop and discover a whole new world of tasty fruit spreads!

Instructor: Teri Buhl
Location: Santa Fe Area Home Builders Association building
130 Siringo Rd (east of St. Francis) • Santa Fe
Fee: $10 for members/$20 for non-members

Please sign up through Eventbrite below:

Eventbrite - Jam On!

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Sept 26
Lecture: The Mycorrhizal Symbiosis
Time: 3–4:30 p.m. (SFBG)
Location: Santa Fe Botanical Gardens-715 Camino Lejo, Santa For more info: Santa Fe Botanical Garden

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September 29
Chaos Cafe
Time: 4-6:30+To Register or for more info: call 505-780-0535 or email: amanda@ampersandproject.org

Create with us a community of sharing and dialogue. Chaos Cafe acknowledges our unpredictable global climactic balance and the resulting precariousness of our local economies and ability to meet our needs.

We gather to be present with our predicament, engaging our hearts and minds, and compassionately looking towards the future.

4pm Ampersand seasonal show and tell

4:30 Presentation (20 minutes, rotating topics and presenters) and facilitated group discussion

6:30 Potluck

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October 19
Backyard Compost Workshop
Time: 3pm to 5pm

We can grow our community resilience by turning kitchen scraps into fertile soil!

Get the low-down on worm farms, hot composting and long-term low maintenance piles.  We will discuss composting toilets and how to break down other unusual organic materials.

All organic matter can go back to the Earth.

Ampersand has been composting on site for over 15 years. Come see our systems and determine what will work for you.

Make soil, sequester carbon, make friends with microorganisms.
$15 to $20 suggested donation

Email to register: amanda@ampersandproject.org

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Sunday, October 20
Slow Food Santa Fe
Exploring Chiles with Lois Ellen Frank
Time: 1 – 3 pm
Location: Santa Fe School of Cooking • 125 N Guadalupe St, Santa Fe
Cost: Tickets $50 per person
To purchase tickets for Exploring Chiles: CLICK HERE!

This class is NOT a Chile 101 class, but an event designed especially for Slow Food Santa Fe. Participants will explore chile’s unique culinary history, taste different varieties, discuss particular uses of different chiles, and see if we can taste the difference between Northern New Mexican chiles and those grown down south. We will prepare and sample different red and green chile sauces. This will be an interactive demonstration class.

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October 27
Chaos Cafe
Time: 4-6:30+To Register or for more info: call 505-780-0535 or email: amanda@ampersandproject.org

Create with us a community of sharing and dialogue. Chaos Cafe acknowledges our unpredictable global climactic balance and the resulting precariousness of our local economies and ability to meet our needs.

We gather to be present with our predicament, engaging our hearts and minds, and compassionately looking towards the future.

4 pm-Ampersand seasonal show and tell

4:30-Presentation (20 minutes, rotating topics and presenters) and facilitated group discussion

6:3-Potluck

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Oct 29
Gardening Good Enough to Eat
Time: 7-9 pm
Class Number: CRN 21765
Fee: $29
Instructor: Bob Pennington
Location: Santa Fe Community College

Register by calling 505-428-1676

These days, everyone is trying to figure out how to stretch the family budget a little further. Planting your own “eat-ables” has never been more important. Bob Pennington talks about how to raise a successful vegetable garden. Learn to
plant and how to sneak edibles in-between flowers and other garden plants. Bring your questions. Even at this altitude and with our soil, you can grow your own food.

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NOVEMBER

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DECEMBER

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