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Stop the Deportation of Ana Karina Vivar!

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

URGENT ACTION ALERT FOR ANA KARINA VIVAR AND HER 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. http://www.abqjournal.com/main/200825/news/headline-320.html

Breaking bread for more organic school lunches in New Mexico

On Oct. 11, a number of New Mexico state senators enjoyed a harvest meal made with produce grown by farmers from AFSC’s training program. David Henkel of Santa Fe, N.M., who serves as recording clerk of AFSC’s Board of Directors, shared this account of the dinner.

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