March 2017

What’s Going On? – Santa Fe – March 2017


March 2–4

Mountain West Seed Summit

Hotel Santa Fe

The vanguard of a burgeoning movement to reclaim seed sovereignty in local communities and create a sustainable food future.,


March 3, 9 am–3 pm

Renewable Energy Day

The Roundhouse, State Capitol

The Future of Sustainability in NM: Global carbon reduction starts at home. Presentations, displays. 505.490.1915,


March 3, 9 am–3 pm

Development without Displacement Symposium

Genoveva Chávez Center

Interactive activities, speeches and panels focused on solving SF’s housing and equity crisis. Speakers include Dr. Estevan Rael-Galvez. Free. Presented by the nonprofit Chainbreaker. 505.989.3858,


March 5, 4–8 pm

Greenhouse Grocery Pop-Up

Skylight, 139 W. San Francisco

Talks by chef/author Deborah Madison, Grassland Farming by Nancy Ranney, Kid’s Korner with Tajali Sheppaerd, Live music, Street Food Institute fare, raffle, more. $15 singles/$20 households. Free to new members. Tickets:


March 6–7, 7 pm

Banff Mountain Film Festival

The Lensic

Ignite your passion for travel and adventure. Explore remote locations and mountain cultures. $18/night or $32 both nights. 505.988-1234, A fundraiser for the SF Conservation Trust.


March 9–11

NM Farmers’ Marketing Assn. Conference

SF Community College

Annual conference.,


March 11, 9:30 am–12 pm

SF Citizens’ Climate Lobby

Higher Education Center

1950 Siringo Rd., Rm. 135

Monthly meeting. Working for climate change solutions that bridge the partisan divide.


March 11, 10–5 pm; March 12, 10–4 pm

Santa Fe Home Show

SF Convention Center

Innovative solutions for better living. 505.982.1774,,


March 16, 10 am–12 pm

Fiber Art: Concept and Technique

NM History Museum

Meem Community Rm.

Panel discussion with Jane Sauer, Teri Greeves, Kay Kahn and Sarah Nolan. $29. Preregister by 3/10:


March 17, 1–4 pm

Writing as Part of the Therapeutic Process

Mesa Vista Wellness

A workshop led by Ann Filemyr, Ph.D. of Southwestern College. $54. Student discount available. 505.983.8225,


March 17, 18, 8 pm; March 19, 2 pm

Chasing Down the Snakes — A Serious Comedy

Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie

Professional actors, musicians, dancers, poets, artists and writers use their talents to take a stance for Mother Earth and her children.


March 21, 6 pm

John Nichols

Collected Works Books

202 Galisteo

Presentation of Nichols’ latest book, My Heart Belongs to Nature: A Memoir in Photographs and Prose. 505.988.4226


March 23, 6 pm

Bill DeBuys & Tony O’Brien

Collected Works Books

202 Galisteo

SF Writers Lab: Words & Images from the acclaimed writer and photographer. 505.988.4226


March 30, 6 pm

Social Justice Series

Collected Works Books

202 Galisteo

Mexicanos, Migration and the Politics of Exclusion. Authors Deborah Boehm, Sally Horton and Angela Stuesse discuss immigration and migrant work in America. 505.988.4226


April 1–2

SF Art Business Summit

Form & Concept, 435 Guadalupe St.

Building Creative Entrepreneurship in the City Different. Professional development event for artists and art educators. Practical business strategies for entrepreneurs that help grow the local economy with a skilled talent base. $245. Presented by Bridges to SF and the Arts Business Institute. 3/31, 7 pm: Reception at Blue Rain Gallery, 130 Lincoln. 410.977.2915,


April 20

2017 Business Expo & Job Fair

SF Convention Center

If you are hiring, seeking advice, growing your business, job-seeking or developing your network, this event is for you. Presented by the SF Chamber of Commerce.


Sundays, 10 am-4 pm

Railyard Artisan Market

Farmers’ Market Pavilion

1607 Paseo de Peralta

Local artists, textiles, jewelry, ceramics, live music. 505.983.4098,,


Sundays, 11 am

Journey Santa Fe Conversations

Collected Works Books

202 Galisteo St.

3/5: Daniel Tso (Navajo) with attorney Denise Fort on anti-fracking in Chaco Canyon; 3/12: Entrepreneur/author/former gubernatorial candidate Alan Webber discusses political principles to get NM moving in the right direction; 3/19: Political blogger Joe Monahan will offer an overview of the current political scene and legislative session; 3/26: Sen. Jerry Ortiz y Pino will discuss what 60 days of legislative labor produced. Hosts: Alan Webber and Bill Dupuy. Free.


Tuesdays, March 28–April 11, 3:15–5:15 pm

Global Warming Classes

St. John’s Methodist Church

1200 Old Pecos Tr.

Current and predicted effects, adaptation and mitigation. Instructor: Steven Rudnick. Renesan Institute. 505.982.9274,


Sat., 8 am-1 pm

SF Farmers’ Market

1607 Paseo de Peralta (& Guadalupe)

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


Sat., 8 am–3 pm; Sun., 9 am–4 pm

Winter Market

El Museo Cultural

555 Cam. de la Familia

Art, antiques, folk and tribal art, books, jewelry, beads, glass, rugs, vintage clothing, etc. 505.250.8969


Medicinal Plants/Herbal Medicine

Milagro School of Herbal Medicine

Registration open for foundations of Herbal Medicine Certificate Program begins April 18. Includes study of local plants, medicine making, therapeutics and more.,


Santa Fe Recycling

Reduce, reuse and recycle. City residential curbside customers can recycle at no additional cost and drop by 1142 Siler Road, Building A to pick up free recycling bins. For more information, visit or call 505.955.2200 (city), 505.992.3010 (county), 505.424.1850 (SF Solid Waste Management Agency).


Sustainable Growth Management Plan for SF County

Hard copies $70, 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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