HERE & THERE

 

Nov. 16 Application Deadline

No. Rio Grande Natl. Heritage Area Grant Funding

Eligibility: Tribal and local governments and other local and private entities working to conserve cultural, historical, archeological and natural resources in Rio Arriba, Santa Fe and Taos counties.

Info or application package: riograndeoffice@windstream.net, 505.753.0937, www.riograndenha.org

 

Nov. 3-4, 9 am-5pm

Dixon Studio Tour

Art & Craft. Meet the artists and see examples of their work at the Collected Works Show: Nov. 2, 5:30-7:30 pm at the Toolshed (1/2 mile from the hwy. 68/75 intersection). 505.579.4671, www.dixonarts.org

 

Nov. 9-11

Move to Amend Southwest

Denver, Colorado

End corporate rule. Legalize democracy. Regional gathering of activists and supporters. Carpools available. 707.269.0984, alanna@movetoamend.org, https://movetoamend.org/events/denver-co-move-amend-southwest-regional-convergence

 

Nov. 10, 2 pm

Rooted Lands-Tierras Arraigadas Screening

Mora County Commission, Mora, NM

Documentary screening as part of the oil & gas work session by the Mora County Commissioners. Preview: http://vimeo.com/47455957, www.drillingmoracounty.blogspot.com

 

Nov. 10 Deadline

NM Agritourism Survey

Help establish agritourism opportunities in our region to help grow agriculture, increase opportunities for local food entrepreneurs and keep traditions alive.  http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/NMAgritourism

Mid-Region Council of Governments Agriculture Collaborative: 505.724.3619, localfoodnm@mrcog-nm.gov, http://wwlocalfoodnm.org

 

Nov. 14, 6-8 pm

Business Recycling Recognition Celebration

GreenWorks Building, 125 N. Main St., Las Cruces

Presented by the LC Green Chamber of Commerce. RSVP: carrie@nmgreenchamber.com

 

Nov. 15, 5:30-7 pm

Business Recycling Recognition Celebration

Silco Theatre, 311 N. Bullard St., Silver City

Presented by the SW Green Chamber of Commerce

 

Nov. 30, 6-9 pm

Silent Auction & Fundraising Dinner

Anthony’s at the Delta, Espanola

Proceeds benefit Tewa Women United doula program. Speakers: pioneering birth educator Penny Simkin and aboriginal midwife Katsi Cook. Music by Indigifemme. Tickets $125. www.TewaWomenUnited.org

 

Dec. 1-2

Northern NM Birth Summit

Northern NM College, Espanola

This summit will recognize and elevate the sacredness of birth by listening and integrating childbirth experiences from doulas, midwives, mothers and fathers. Explore ancient and modern wisdom from diverse northern NM traditions. Panel discussions, talking circles, music, vendors. Info: www.yvksummit@gmail.com; Presented by Tewa Women United: www.Tewa WomenUnited.org

 

Dec. 7

Taos Feeds Taos Benefit Concert

Hosted by Taos band Last To Know and KTAOS. Free admission with 5 or more cans of food donation. Info: 575.751.7999, email: tft@taosfeedstaos.org, taosfeedstaos.org

 

The Home Farming Revolution for Drylands

New book by Zoe Wilcox and Melanie Rubin is now available. A step-by-step guide to help you convert any plot of land into a micro-farm. Email info@homefarmingrevolution.com or visit www.homefarmingrevolution.com to download the book’s introduction for free. Available at Bookworks in Albq. and online.

Incubating NM Rural Food Producers

Free one-year project aimed at helping small food producers looking to expand. USDA and South Valley Economic Development Center have partnered to help small food producers in NM gain access to larger markets, received business training and assistance. Benefits of the program include: Access to SVEDC partners in areas such as marketing, distribution, micro-lending and business assistance; Access to SVEDC retail buyers such as Whole Foods, John Brooks and more. For info, contact Brandom@svedc.org, 505.301.3689. www.svedc.org

 

Rio Grande Return

Gifts from the River

Locally produced salsas, jams, honey, chocolates, soaps, lotions, incense and more. Supports local farmers, producers and the conservation of the Rio Grande. 505.466.1767, toll free: 866.466.1767, www.riograndereturn,com

 

Veterans Green Jobs Academy

Northern NM College, Espanola

Workforce training and specific degree programs to support military veterans in fully accredited academic certificate and degree programs in areas of environmental science related to renewable energy, hazardous materials response, forestry, sustainable agriculture, wildland fire science, construction trades and others. A partnership with the NM Dept. of Veterans Services. For more info, call Dr. Biggs at 505.747.5453 or visit www.nnmc.edu/vetacademy.htm.

 

NM Green Chamber of Commerce

The NM Green Chamber of Commerce, with chapters around the state, has a business directory that is a great resource for conscious consumers looking for locally owned and environmentally friendly businesses in their area.  Contribute to a sustainable future by supporting businesses in your city/town that are striving to be leaders in green business practices. Info: 505.859.3433, info@nmgreenchamber.com, http://nmgreenchamber.com/members?page=2

 

 

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