Sept. 3, 3-5 pm

Eldorado/285 Recycles

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

 

Sept. 4, 6 pm

A Place at the Table

Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 107 W. Barcelona Rd.

Award-winning film about hunger in America and its impact on families. Brief discussion following screening. kc-sherlock43@yahoo.com

 

Sept. 6-7

Modernist Encounters and Contemporary Inquiry: Art, Appropriation and Cultural Rights

Hotel Santa Fe

Symposium with keynote address “Global Indigenous Modernisms” by Professor Ruth Philips. Panel discussions examine encounters among Native and non-Native scholars, curators and artists about the interpretation of Native art and cultural objects in collections and exhibitions, representation of indigenous cultures by artists and institutions, and the place of Native American art in the global art market. Presented by the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum and the School for Advanced Research. www.okeeffemuseum.org/2013-symposium.html

 

Sept. 6-8

Santa Fe Fiesta

Said to be the longest continually held community celebration in the US, the SF Fiesta includes a street festival, religious services, historical processions, a Children’s Pet Parade and the Historical/Hysterical Parade (9/8, 12:30 pm). 505.204.1598, santafefiesta.org, zozobra.com

 

Sept. 7, 3-5 pm

A Conversation with Deborah Madison

Whole Foods Community Room, Cerrillos Road

Conversation and tastings with Deborah Madison, who will talk about her new book, Vegetable Literacy. $12. Reservations: http://deborahmadison.eventbrite.com/, Info: 505.474.3896. Sponsored by Whole Foods SF.

 

Sept. 8, 10:30 am; Sept. 11, 11 am

Vitality Farm to Table Tour

Experience the decadence of healthy eating. An educational farm tour, 30 minute health & nutrition presentation, cooking demo, tasting and recipes, vitality produce bag of local, organic produce, 45-minute health consultation (private session). 9/8: Romero Farm, Espanola; 9/11: Green Tractor Farm, La Cienega. $100 for each tour. Registration: www.ValHolisticHealthCoach.com

 

Sept. 8, 10 pm

Stanley “Rosebud” Rosen

KSFR 101.1 FM

The Steve Terrell Show. Union songs, poetry, history!

 

Sept. 9, 4:30-6:30 pm Opening

In/Visible Borders: NM Photographers

SFUAD’s Marion Center for Photographic Arts

Exhibition of 19 photographers examines the contemporary NM landscape in terms of the cultural, political and economic realities of the 21st century. Joint exhibit of the SF University of Art and Design and the Santa Fe Arts Commission Community Gallery. Through Dec. 13. Free public lectures. www.santafeuniversity.edu

 

Sept. 10, 10 am

Cooking Demonstration

SF Farmers’ Market

The SF Culinary Academy will demonstrate the use of fresh, local, seasonal ingredients. 505.455.9177, ceci@santafefarmersmarket.com

 

Sept. 10, 10 am; Sept. 18, 4:30 pm

Vitality Restaurant Tour

Experience the decadence of healthy eating. An introduction of the selected restaurant, a 30-minute health & nutrition presentation, food tasting, 45-minute health consultation (private session). 9/10: Revolution Café; 9/18: Momo’s (Santa Fe). $50. Registration: www.ValHolisticHealthCoach.com

 

Sept. 14, 9-11 am

Harvest for Hope/Kids Day of Service

SF Community Farm, 1829 San Ysidro Crossing, Agua Fría Village

Kids & families can volunteer for 2 hours to harvest vegetables that will feed the less fortunate. The Whole Foods Foundation will provide a salad lunch for volunteers. Dr. Halina Krupa Krupa, holistic healthcare specialist will give a short talk about food combining and optimizing children’s learning. http://wfmharvesthope.eventbrite.com/

 

Sept. 15, 12-5 pm

SF Children’s Museum Fall Festival and Ice Cream Social

1050 Old Pecos Trail

Celebrate local abundance and see 3 new exhibits, including a traditional adobe oven built by Cornerstones Community Partnership. Sample foods harvested from the Earthworks Garden. Hands-on programs such as papermaking, recycled art, goat-milking and more. Local farmers and artisans will educate visitors. $5. 505.989.8359, www.santafechildrensmuseum.org

 

Sept. 15, 4:30-8 pm

12th Annual Stewart Udall Legacy Dinner

SF Conservation Trust 2013 Honoree: N. Scott Momaday. Presentation by the Wildlife Center of Española. Tickets: 505.989.7019, Info: 505.501.5826, www.sfct.org

 

Sept. 18 5:30-7 pm

Local Organic Meals on a Budget

Santa Fe School of Cooking, 125 N. Guadalupe

Chef Erin Wade of Vinaigrette re-imagines vegetable dishes. Complimentary appetizers & tastings. $22. Free for WIC and EBT recipients. Registration: 505.471.7780, http://localorganicmeals.com/santa-fe-cooking-classes.html. A variety of monthly classes are presented through mid-December by Kitchen Angels, Home Grown NM, SF Farmers’ Market Institute and the SF School of Cooking.

 

Sept. 18, 6-8 pm

Move to Amend Community Forum

Warehouse 21, 1614 Paseo de Peralta

National spokeswoman Kaitlin Sopoci-Belnap will discuss the history behind the recent decision and how to work to abolish “Corporate Personhood.” Free/donations accepted. Info: 505.501.5826, https://www.facebook.com/events/1407302892819239/, www.MoveToAmend.org

 

Sept. 20-22

Pojoaque River Art Tour

Pojoaque River Valley

20th anniversary tour of artists’ homes, studios and galleries “celebrates the New Mexican tri-cultural art experience.” Kick-off reception 9/20, 5-8 pm at the Than Povi Gallery next to Gabriel’s Restaurant in Cuyamungué. 19 studios featuring 33 artists in Pojoaque, Jacona, Jaconita, El Rancho and Nambé. Contemporary and traditional paintings, photography, jewelry, sculpture, ironwork, textiles, wood-turning, glass, weaving, ceramics. B&W banners and yellow highway signs along route. Tour maps available: www.pojoaqueriverarttour.com. Free. Info: 505.455.3496, mhornbuck@gmail.com

 

Sept. 21-22

Gathering for Mother Earth

Pojoaque Ben’s Gathering Grounds, Hwy. 502 (1.8 mi. w. of 285/84 interchange), Pojoaque, NM

A Gathering for All Cultures of All Ages” A call for community unity in support of earth-water wellness. 505.747.3259, www.tewawomenunited.org

 

Sept. 25, 10-11:30 am; Oct. 16, 1-2:30 pm

Nature Hike

SF Canyon Preserve (near Upper Canyon & Cerro Gordo Rd.)

Robert Martin, the Nature Conservancy’s stewardship ecologist, will lead a hike to this preserve, an oasis of flowers, willows, deer and beaver. Hikers will get an overview and historical perspective. Reservations required. 505.946.2029, Robert_martin@tnc.org

 

Sept. 27, 6:30-9:30 pm

WildEarth Guardians’ Gala

SF Farmers’ Market Pavilion

Annual benefit dinner, a celebration of all things wild in the American West. Featured speaker Derrick Jensen on biocentrism and the role humans play. Tickets: $100/person. 505.988.9126, ext. 0.

 

Oct. 4-6

Earth USA 2013

NM Museum of Art

Intl. Earthbuilding Conference. Podium presentations, poster session and workshops. Trade fair on the SF Plaza. 10/7: Tours to local sites. 505.310.3259, mike@adobeinaction.org, www.earthusa.org (See story, page 15)

 

Oct. 8, 7 pm

Paul Hawkin

The Lensic, 211 W. San Francisco St.

Commerce, Climate and Community: An Interactive Evening. Visionary, environmentalist, entrepreneur Paul Hawkin, presented by the SF Chapter of the NMGCC. Tickets: $30/$15. ($20/$10 SFGCC members) 505.988.1234, www.lensic.org, Info: www.santafegreenchamber.org

 

Oct. 12, 9:30 am-5 pm

Aboriginal Living Skills

SF Community College

Carbon Economy Series workshop on Fire Crafting with Matthew Brummett. Info: 505.819.3828, http://mattbrummett.com, http://carboneconomyseries.com

 

Oct. 12

Traditional Native Farmers Association Benefit

Location TBA

Reflections from Our Past/Envisioning Our Future”—Evening event with silent auction highlighting the work of TNAFA. Hosted by the Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples. Uplifting Indigenous art, Sustainable healthy agricultural products. Tickets: $50. Info: 707.825.7640, contact@7genfund.org, www.7genfund.org

 

Oct. 15 Application Deadline

2013 Recycling Business Recognition Program

Hosted by the NMGCC, the NM Recycling Coalition and the Partnership for Responsible Business. To be considered for Nov. 15 media event recognition of your business’s effort to reduce, reuse and recycle, fill out an online application. Nominees will only be accepted from the Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Silver City, Taos and Santa Fe areas where the NM Green Chamber hosts local chapters. http://nmgreenchamber.com/

 

Oct 17-19

Tiny Heroes: Celebrating the Beauty of Our Pollinators

La Fonda Hotel

Art exhibit by Katheryn Alexander and friends. Runs concurrently with the WAS conference . Opening reception with educational presentations 10/17, 5:30-7:30 pm. kathrynalexander@gmail.com

 

Oct. 19, 11am-4 pm

IAIA Open House/Indigenous Food Celebration

Institute of American Indian Arts Campus, 83 Avan Nu Po Road

Staff, students and faculty will prepare cultural favorites. Art demonstrations, Indigenous games and music. Showcase of student, staff and faculty work and programs. Free and open to the public. Info: 505.424.2310, www.iaia.edu

 

Nov. 2

NM Coalition for Community Rights Symposium

Location TBA

This symposium will gather organizers from across NM to look at issues facing communities such as water withdrawals, uranium and gold mining, drilling and fracking, factory farming, high tension transmission lines, banking threats to local economies, etc. With Thomas Linzey, CELDF senior legal council, and John Olivas, Mora County Commissioner. Catered lunch. RSVP to 575.666.2529 or KathleenDudley@nmccr.org. Info: info@nmccr.org, www.celdf

 

Registration Now Open

Milagro School of Herbal Medicine

2014 program. Bioregional and hands-on intensive 250-hour program. 8 months of study. 505.820.6321, info@milagroherbs.com

 

Through Jan. 5, 2014

New World Cuisine: Histories of Chocolate, Maté y Más

Museum of International Folk Art

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

 

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.

9 am-4 pm daily except Weds.

Community Farm Project

1820 San Ysidro, Village of Agua Fría

Volunteers of any age needed. 80 percent of the produce is given to the Food Depot and distributed to 120 organizations. sfcommunityfarm@gmail.com, www.santafacommunityfarm.org

 

Tuesdays and Saturdays, 7 am-12 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.

 

Wednesdays 11 am-5 pm

Farmers and Crafts Market

Poeh Tower, Pojoaque Pueblo (78 Cities of Gold Rd.)

EBT and WIC accepted. 505.455.9086

 

Santa Fe Creative Tourism Workshops, Classes and Experiences

http://santafecreativetourism.org/

 

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.