Monthly Archives: April 2013

Planting Seeds for Community Needs: Project Feed The Hood

The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings. – Masanobu Fukuoka, the One-Straw Revolution – Quoted by “Lo,” a Feed the Hood farmer You may have seen Project Feed … Continue reading

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Final Film Screening

Join us for Farmageddon, the final screening in our spring Food Film Series. The film is free and open to the public. Food and refreshments will be provided, and discussion will follow. Thank you to all who made the film series … Continue reading

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Preventing Youth Hunger in New Mexico

An Interview with New Mexico Appleseed’s Jennifer Ramo Most of us are aware that New Mexico is a state burdened by poverty. However, we may not be aware just how much poverty affects children and their access to food. Child … Continue reading

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Protecting the Squash Sister

Squash plays a fundamental role in the story of the Americas. Squash historically served as one of three Native American staple crops, along with beans and corn. Together, these three crops are known as the “Three Sisters.” In addition to … Continue reading

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Growing Food Security

When asked, most people will tell you that they believe there are two weeks of groceries available in their local supermarkets. Because of efficiency planning by the few large food distributors there is now just 3 days of food available … Continue reading

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Cactus-Fed Beef

New Mexico is home to many different types of agricultural resources, which may come as a surprise to those who know New Mexico as a desert or a dry climate. New Mexico has a weathered history of experiencing droughts. Droughts … Continue reading

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The Martinez Apple Orchard: Fresh Family Food

They can be tangy, sweet, sour, tart, crisp, soft, and shiny. Apples are much more than a fruit falling from a tree. They may be considered Mother Nature’s candy. Apples in the grocery store may be coming all the way … Continue reading

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