Through July 14

Annual Wood Show

Tome Gallery, 2930 Hwy. 47, Los Lunas

Wood from the Río Grande bosque to the far reaches of Africa turned into a beautiful array of art and furniture. 505.715.1560,


July 13, 9 am

Celebrando las Acequias

Mission Embudo, Dixon, NM

Agenda includes a presentation about repartimiento, discussion of issues facing Embudo Valley acequias including drought. Afternoon break-outs. Lunch served to attendees. For info, contact Estévan Arellano: 505.579.4027,


July 13, 9:30 am-4:30 pm

Wise Woman Retreat for Women with Horses

Abiquiú, NM

A retreat for women who have a desire to embrace their inner wisdom through the horse. No horse experience necessary. Healing Through Horses: 505.685.0596,,


July 15-17

Southwest Marketing Network Conference

Inn of the Río Grande, Alamosa, CO.

11th annual conference for farmers, educators, administrators, nonprofits, agencies and policy makers to explore Farm to School programs and related issues of distribution, food safety, increasing local production, sustainable production practices, education and civic engagement. 7/15, 1 pm: afternoon tour of traditional farms in the San Luis Valley followed by local foods dinner.


July 19-21

Fiestas de Taos

Taos Plaza, Taos, NM

Honors the feasts of St. Anne and St. James. Music & dance performances, parades, Fiesta Queen, commemorative mass and more. Free.


July 23, 6-8 pm

Vegan Baking Class

Los Alamos Co-op Market

Shop with the chef. $15 members; $20 non-members. Registration required. 505.695.1579,


July 28 Submission Deadline

Arte de Descartes XIII

Stables Gallery, Taos, NM

Artists are invited to create, from remnants and odds & ends (90 percent recycled) something for this juried show opening Aug. 24 of “art from discards.” Download entry form at (events page). Info: 575.751.9862

Aug. 3, 9 am-4 pm

Annual Garden and Home Tour

Venues in and around Taos, NM

Lots of ideas for small-scale waterwise gardening. 575.751.0191,


Aug. 3

Places with a Past Tour

Las Vegas, NM

Tour seven homes and buildings as well as United World College’s Montezuma Castle during this event, which kicks off Las Vegas Heritage Week. 505.425.8803


Aug. 4-11, Oct. 6-13

Vital Yoga with Meta

Ghost Ranch, Abiquiú, NM

Personal enrichment and instructor certification program. $995. 505.685.4333,


Aug. 7-11

Gallup InterTribal Ceremonial

Red Rock State Park, Gallup, NM

For more than 90 years, members of the Navajo Nation and tribes such as the Apache, Hopi and Zuni have gathered for this contest powwow. The weekend also includes the All-Indian Invitational Rodeo, a parade featuring Native dancers and World War II Code Talkers, an art & craft fair and the queen’s pageant. 505.863.3896,


Aug. 9

Sustainable Grazing Practices to Mitigate Drought

Mesteño Draw Ranch, Mountainair, NM

On-farm learning opportunity to see what fellow New Mexicans are doing to maintain land health and profitability during drought. Presented by Holistic Management Intl. Registration required. $20. Info:


Aug. 15 Deadline

NM Healthy Families Award Nominations

Nominate a family with good communication skills, strong family values and stability within their home. The 2013 award celebration will be on Nov. 4. Sponsored by the NM Coalition for Healthy Families. Nomination form on NMCHF website. 505.417.7586,,


Oct. 25-26

8th Annual Traditional Agriculture & Sustainable Living Conference

Salazar Center for the Performing Arts, NNMC, Española, NM

Keynote speakers: Dr. Vandana Shiva, Ph.D., Dr. Greg Cajete, Ph.D. Panel discussions, workshops, demonstrations, entertainment and more. Presented by the Pueblo of Tesuque, Four Bridges Traveling Permaculture Institute and the Sostenga program of NNMC.


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 or visit to download the book’s introduction for free. Available at Bookworks in ABQ and online.

Río 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 Río Grande. 505.466.1767, toll free: 866.466.1767,

Veterans Green Jobs Academy

Northern NM College, Española

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
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,,




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