SANTA FE

 

Jan. 2, 5:30-7 pm

Santa Fe Green Drinks

BODY of Santa Fe, 333 W. Cordova

Informal networking event for people interested in local business, clean energy and other green issues. A mixture of people from businesses, NGOs, academia and government. Find employment, make friends, hear presentations, develop new ideas. Meets the first Wednesday of every month at different locations. Hosted by the Santa Fe Green Chamber of Commerce. Info: 505.428.9123 or Glenn@nmgreenchamber.com

 

Jan. 5, 10 am-12 pm

Citizens Climate Lobby

Joe’s Diner, 2801 Rodeo Rd..

Monthly meeting, first Saturday of every month. Help create the political will for a stable climate. 10-11 am: discussion of local actions; 11 am-12 pm: Citizens Climate Lobby conference call with guest speaker Dr. Robb Willer. Info: 505.570.7586 or maria@myearthprints.com

 

Jan. 8, 3-5 pm

Eldorado/285 Recycles

Eldorado

Eldorado area recycling advocacy group monthly meeting. All welcome. Info: 505.570.0583, joseigner@gmail.com

 

Jan. 11, 7-9 pm

Sustainable Tourism Lecture

SF Community College, Jemez Room

Public lecture by Daniel Mirabal and Maria Boccalandro. $10. Workshop on Jan. 12-13. 505.819.3828, www.carboneconomyseries.com

 

Jan. 12-13

Responsible Models for Tourism and Development Workshop

SF Community College, Jemez Room

Sustainable tourism, global trends and strategies for how services and products scan meet the triple bottom line of people, planet and profits. Presented by urban planner Daniel Mirabal and sustainability project coordinator Maria Boccalandro. One day: $175; Both days: $300. 505.819.3828, www.carboneconomyseries.com

 

Jan. 15

Children and Youth Day

NM Legislature – State Capitol

The NM Forum for Youth will host youth from across the state to give young leaders a chance to see how they can make their voice heard. Info: moneka@nmforumforyouth.org

 

Jan 16, 5:30-6:30 pm

Railyard Explorations: History, Culture and the Santa Fe Railyard

Railyard Park Community Room

Enrique Lamadrid will discuss Nuevo Mexico and the Coming of the Railroad: Dreams of Steam and Nightmares of Getting Left Behind. Free. Info: 505.316.3596 or info@railyardpark.org, www.railyardpark.org/events-calendar

 

Jan. 16, 6:30-9 pm

Drawing from Experience

Academy for the Love of Learning, Seton Village

A free evening of exploration in interactive art making with Academy faculty Chrissie Orr and Jessica Lawless. RSVP to programs@aloveoflearning.org or 505.995.1860. www.aloveoflearning.org

 

Jan. 17, 8:30-11 am

NM Angels Women’s Entrepreneurial Education Workshop

SF Business Incubator, 3900 Paseo del Sol

Learn from industry experts how to ensure your company stands out in the marketplace and how to define your strategic advantages. Having the right business model and learn how to build a finance team. $25. RSVP: www.nmangels.com/events

 

Jan. 19, 1-3 pm

Food Justice” for Thought

Warehouse 21, 1614 Paseo de Peralta

A free, open and thought-provoking community dialogue with NM food lovers and activists. Support GE food labeling and other sustainable food initiatives in the January-March NM legislative session. Info: RioGrandeFoodRevolution@gmail.com, www.facebook.com/events/400708063341354

 

January 19-20, 2013

Art and Social Transformation Intensive

SF Art Institute

A two-day workshop exploring best practices in planning and leading community engagement through creative and artistic practices. Intended for artists, organizations, cultural workers and community members. Facilitated by Molly Sturges and Chris Jonas. Presented by Littleglobe and the SF Art Institute. $125 sliding scale. 505.424.5050, ckosak@sfai.org

 

Jan. 21, 8 am-12 pm

NM Local Food Day

NM Legislature – State Capitol

Join Farm to Table and many others at the 2013 Legislature in support of local foods and products. If you are interested in participating, contact Kathleen Gonzalez at Kathleen@farmtotablenm.org

 

Jan. 21-Feb. 13, 5:30-8 pm

Business Development Workshop Series

WESST Enterprise Center, 3900 Paseo del Sol #361

Eight 2 ½ hour session offering start-ups and existing businesses expert guidance in starting smart and planning for growth. $159 for the entire series. Info: 505.474.6556, rperea@wesst.org

 

Feb. 6

School Nutrition Day

NM Legislature – State Capitol

Join the NM School Nutrition Association and others for a celebration of our school meal programs and nutritional education programs in our schools

 

Feb. 7, 5:30-6:30 pm

The Historic Ties between the Jicarilla Apache and Santa Fe

Railyard Park Community Room

A presentation by Dr. Veronica Tiller. Free. Info: 505.316.3596 or info@railyardpark.org, www.railyardpark.org/events-calendar

 

Feb. 8

COAL, A Musical

The Lensic

A staged reading, inviting wisdom, heart and courage into the story of climate change. Presented by Littleglobe Center for Community Engagement. Tickets: $10. www.coalmusical.com/COAL.html

 

Feb. 19, 6 pm

New Mexico AgFest

SF Convention Center

An opportunity for legislators to learn about NM agriculture. AgFest was created over 20 years ago by the NM Farm and Livestock Bureau for producers and agricultural groups to mix and mingle with legislators in a relaxed atmosphere. Approximately 800 people attend annually. There will be 45 agri-producer and educational organization booths. Tickets limited. For info, contact Benjamin Segovia: benjiesegovia@nmfarmbureau.org

 

Feb. 20

James Hansen

The Lensic

Climate scientist Hansen will present the latest climate information and the movement for the revenue-neutral carbon tax. 505.988.1234, www.ticketssantafe.org

 

Tuesdays and Saturdays, 8 am-1 pm

Santa Fe Farmers’ Market

1607 Paseo de Peralta (& Guadalupe)

Northern NM farmers & ranchers bring you fresh greenhouse tomatoes, greens, root veggies, cheese, teas, herbs, spices, honey, baked goods, Southwestern body care and much more.

 

Sundays, 10 am-4 pm

Railyard Artisan Market

Farmers’ Market Pavilion, 1607 Paseo de Peralta

Live music, food and over 30 artists. www.artmarketsantafe.com

 

Saturdays, Approx. 2 pm

Meet Your Farmer

Joe’s Dining, Rodeo & Zia

A lunch experience. An opportunity to ask questions about farming, enjoy a local meal and meet farmers who grow NM foods. Vendors from the farmers’ market have an after-market lunch and meet the community. Info: Sheila@joesdining.com

Saturdays, 4 pm

Unicopia Green Radio

KTRC – 1260 am

A weekly show with Faren Dancer. Our culture is requiring a major shift in how we relate to the Earth. Our fossil fuel-based economy is poised for transition to a renewable future. Each show explores the issues, politics, science, and the evolution of consciousness impacting the balancing of life on our planet.

 

Santa Fe Creative Tourism Workshops, Classes and Experiences

http://santafecreativetourism.org/

 

Designing Your Well-Lived Future Workshops

Are you a single, working parent or retiring Boomer looking for community and a simpler, walkable lifestyle? Join a series of planning/design sessions aimed at developing floor plans, shared amenities and cluster possibilities where residents get more from sustainable designs. Tour a cohousing community and develop ideas of alternatives to current suburban choices. For more info, contact Brian Skeele: 505.310.1797, brianvida@nm.net or visit www.sustainablesantafe.com

 

7th Edition of “Day Hikes in the Santa Fe Area”

Features 56 destinations, new reconfigured hikes with maps and photos, safety tips, resource guide. Available in local bookstores.

 

Unwanted Mail and Phone Books

Opt-out of unwanted phone books, catalogs, credit card solicitations. Free service will help SF shed thousands of pounds of waste and dollars in costs. http://santafe/catalogchoice.org

 

Borrow a Kill-A-Watt Device

Main Library and Southside Branch

Electricity Measuring Devices may be checked out for 28 days www.santafelibrary.org or call any reference desk.

 

Save A Ton Recycling Campaign

The city of Santa Fe and the SF New Mexican have launched a campaign to double recycling in Santa Fe in one year. Santa Feans score way below state and national averages. For a city with its own recycling facility that envisions becoming a Zero Waste community, we can do better! Find info on the Save A Ton campaign at www.sfnewmexican.com and click on Green Line or on Facebook. 505.955.2209

 

Sustainable Growth Management Plan for SF County

Hard copies $20, CDs $2. Contact Melissa Holmes, 505.995.2717 or msholmes@santafecounty.org. The SGMP is also available on the county website: www.santafecounty.org/growth_management/sgmp and can be reviewed at SF Public libraries and the County Administrative Building, 102 Grant Ave.