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AFSC farmers in the news!


AFSC farm trainees harvesting spinach for grocery store

AFSC's farmer to farmer training program in Anthony, NM is now selling to the local Food City grocery chain. AFSC staff and farmers are interviewed. The co-op AFSC is incubatng is called "Sol y Tierra Growers". Watch this short news clip:

Openings in the 2015 Farmer Training Program

Are you interested in becoming a small scale organic farmer? Are you currently farming but want more training to grow year round? AFSC has openings in the year long, farmer to farmer training program in Espanola, NM.

Stop the Deportation of Ana Karina Vivar!

Please take action to support our AFSC New Mexico colleague and his family.


Please make two calls today to stop the deportation of Ana Karina Vivar who was picked up yesterday in Santa Fe and is in ICE custody in El Paso to be deported:

Revitalizing sustainable farming in New Mexico

Don Bustos

Don Bustos

New Mexico farmer Don Bustos offers this introduction to sustainable agriculture in northern New Mexico on the occasion of the publication of the new training manual, Farming for a sustainable community.

Easy summertime recipe shared by New Mexico farmer

Angelina NM farmer

Angelina participated in AFSC's farmer-to-farmer training program.

Granja para Manana (Farming for Tomorrow)

  Jedrek Lamb, a graduate of the AFSC-NM Farmer Training Program is spotlighted in the June 2013 issue of Local Flavor, a Santa Fe publication focusing on New Mexico’s food culture.  In the article, Jedrek credits Agri-Cultura Farmer Cooperative, and La Plazita Institute, both partners of AFSC-NM, as guiding him to reconnect with nature and traditional agricultural practices.

Acequia Blessing

Sponsored by AFSC-NM, the entrega or procession of San Ysidro y Maria de la Cabeza took place on May 18th in Albuquerque’s historic South Valley neighborhood.  Devoted to the church and enduring farmers, San Ysidro and his wife Maria are sainted in the Catholic tradition as the guardians of rain and waterways nourishing spring plantings. This year’s blessing ceremony was featured in the Albuquerque Journal on May 19, 2013.

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