Through Jan. 5, 2014

New World Cuisine: Histories of Chocolate, Mate y Mas

Museum of International Folk Art

Exhibit focuses on the mixing of food cultures in the Americas. 505.476.1200,


Through March 16, 2014

Cowboys Real and Imagined

NM History Museum

This exhibit explores NM’s contribution to the cowboys of both myth and reality from the 1600s to the present day.


June 1-2

Spring Festival and Children’s Fair

El Rancho de las Golandrinas, La Cienega



June 2, 10 am-5 pm

Savor the Flavor Festival

Museum of Intl. Folk Art, 706 Cam. Lejo

Locally owned NM food business will operate booths offering food for sample and sale. Presented by Delicious NM and the MOIFA. Cooking demos and a book fair. Free for NM residents and chidren 16 and under.


June 2, 1-3 pm

Outdoor Cooking

SF Community Farm (Agua Fria & San Ysidro Xing)

Lois Harvie will teach how to use your vegetables. Free or $10 donation. 505.473.1403,


June 2, 3 pm

Black Sheep Reading

Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie

Robert Covelli reads a compelling section of his novel. Free.


June 3, 5-8 pm

WildEarth Guardians Gathering

516 Alto Street

Info/RSVP: 505.988.9126, ext. 0. Free.


June 4, 3-5 pm

Eldorado/285 Recycles

Eldorado area recycling advocacy group monthly meeting. All welcome. 505.570.0583,


June 6, 5:30-7:30 pm

Business Awards Red Carpet Gala

SF Farmers’ Market Building

Recognizing accomplished SF businesses. VIPs, business and community leaders. $30 at the door or Info: 505.988-3279,


June 8, 22, 9-11 am

Let’s Grow

SF County Fairgrounds

Free gardening series offered every second Saturday through September, sponsored by the Master Gardener Association.



June 8, 9 am-4:30 pm

Embracing the Human Tsuanmi

Turn chaos and confusion into creative action. Training from the Emotional Sustainability Series led by Katherine Paras, L.P.A.T., mind-body healing consultant. $125. 505.690.0078


June 8, 1-3:30 pm

Color Therapy for Your Garden

SFCF, 501 Halona St.

Learn the benefits of using colors in the landscape to influence well-being. $45. Info:, registration:


June 9, 1-4 pm

Medicine from the Kitchen

Milagro Community Garden (Legacy & Rodeo Rd.)

Learn about herbal remedies with Jessie Emerson, RN. RSVP: 505.473.1403,


June 9, 1-4 pm

SF Botanical Garden Tour

From historic to panoramic.” Discover an intimate natural garden, a sculpture garden and a critter-defying garden. Tickets: 505-988.1234, $35adv./$40 at-the-gate.


June 10, 5-9 pm

Solarize the Tesuque Fire Station


Benefit dinner to support New Energy Economy’s campaign to install solar panels. Reservations: 505.995.9595,


June 13, 26, 5:45-7:15 pm

Local Organic Meals on a Budget

Kitchen Angels, 1222 Siler Rd.

Meals that can be cooked at home in harmony with the seasons. Classes run the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month through December featuring well-known local chefs, including Erin Wade (Vinaigrette), Ahmed Obo (Jambo Café), Roland Richter (Joe’s Dining), Kim Muller (formerly of Real Food Nation), Lois Ellen Frank (Red Mesa Catering) and Patrick Lambert (The Cowgirl) and many others. Advance registration required.


June 15, 10 am-2 pm

Arid Land Restoration

Instructor: Amanda Bramble. $50.

Ampersand Sustainable Learning Center, 505.780.0535,


June 15, 10 am-12 pm

Pollination and Bees Class

SF Skies (end of Cerrillos Rd.)

With Ken Bower. Food provided. $10 suggested donation. RSVP: 505.473.1403,


June 15, 3-11 pm

FantaSe Festival

DeVargas Park

Creative Santa Fe hosts a celebration of the re-opening of DeVargas Park, and a re-visioning of future development of Parque del Rio to promote walkability and sustainability. Free. Follows the Rodeo de Santa Fe parade.


June 15, 6-10 pm

Buckaroo Ball

Buffalo Thunder Resort, Pojoaque

Dancing to Asleep at the Wheel. Benefits nonprofits in SF County. Tickets: 505.988.9715, ext. 7020 or


June 16, 10 am-12 pm

Organic Pest Control

Frenchy’s Community Garden (Osage & Agua Fria)

Jannine Cabossel will teach how to control pests & diseases. Free. 505.473.1403,


June 19, all day

TrekWest Bike Ride

SF, Galisteo Basin-Tijeras Wildlife Crossing-ABQ

Join trekker John Davis as he rides Old Las Vegas Hwy, Hwy 41, Hwy 14 across the Galisteo Basin, Ortiz Mtns. and the East Mtns. (See story, pg. 11),


June 19-22

64th Annual Rodeo de Santa Fe

Tickets $17/$10: 505.988-1234, Rodeo parade 6/15, 3 pm.


June 20-23

Self-Care Bliss Weekend

Santa Fe Soul Health & Healing Center

Learn to generate health, prosperity and play in your daily life. Meet Self-Care Coaches and SF Soul practitioners who will offer presentations, workshops and demos, plus screenings of new documentary films. Expo booths. One-day pass: $99, weekend pass: $195. Registration: 505.474.8555,,


June 21- Aug. 23

Viva Flora! – Treasured Plants of NM

Community Gallery, SF Convention Center, 201 W. Marcy

Exhibit of artworks of over 35 local artists in a variety of media. Presented in partnership with the SF Botanical Garden and in celebration of next month’s grand opening of the garden at Museum Hill. Opening reception: 6/21, 5-7 pm. Free. Gallery hours: Tues-Fri, 10 am-5 pm. 505.955.6705,


June 22, 10 am-4 pm

Introduction to Permaculture

Instructor: Amanda Bramble. $50

Ampersand Sustainable Learning Center, 505.780.0535,


June 24 – 16 weeks

Bioponics Greenhouse Management

SFCC School of Trades and Technology

Accredited 24-credit degree launch. Revitalize local organic agricultural traditions to build food security in an ecologically, economically and culturally viable way. Info: Bioponics Institute: 760.391.0216,


June 25, 6:30 pm

Home Grown NM Monthly Potluck

Whole Foods on St. Francis (Community Room)

Cydney Martin will discuss food preservation classes and her role as SF County Home Economist.



June 28-30

2013 Santa Fe Studio Tour

Various Venues

Discover Santa Fe fine artists. Fri: 5:30-7:30 pm, Sat: 10 am-6 pm, Sun: 12-5 pm.


June 30

Wise Water Techniques

Instructor: Amanda Bramble. $60

Simple graywater and rainwater systems. Ampersand Sustainable Learning Center, 505.780.0535,


July 8-26

2nd Annual ArtFest

SF University of Art and Design

This festival brings together students and faculty from around the world for academic and artistic workshops, cultural activities and social events. Courses on creative writing, sculpture, Latin American and southwestern architecture and recording arts.


July 12-14

SF Intl. Folk Art Market

Museum Hill

Celebrating 10 years of bringing the world together. 505.992.7600,,


July 26-28

Rights of Nature Workshop

See newsbite, page 37.


August 30-31

Robert Mirabal: Music and Myth

Santa Fe Opera

Musician/storyteller Robert Mirabal, from Taos Pueblo, with a troupe of musicians and pueblo dancers.

Filming for a national PBS TV special. Tickets: 505.986.5900,


9 am-4 pm daily except Weds.

Community Farm Project

1820 San Ysidro, Village of Agua Fria

Volunteers of any age needed. 80 percent of the produce is given to the Food Depot and distributed to 120 organizations.,


Monday and Wednesday, 9 am-12 pm and Sunday, 11 am-2 pm

Urban Farming at Gaia Gardens

Learn to build soil, compost, transplant, build structures, tend chickens and ducks and help make a small farm hum. 505.796.6006,


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.


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:


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


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/


Borrow a Kill-A-Watt Device

Main Library and Southside Branch

Electricity Measuring Devices may be checked out for 28 days 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 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 The SGMP is also available on the county website: and can be reviewed at SF Public libraries and the County Administrative Building, 102 Grant Ave.



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