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Food Forest Course Series

Food forests are designed by mimicking the interactions and relationships found in natural forest environments.  They provide food and community resources.  Invest in a new way of growing and learn skills to implement at home. April 13 Intro ($25) April … Continue reading

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Bucket Composting

Saturday, February 15th 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Great for those with small spaces or a yen for the speedy in composting. presented by the Bernalillo County Master Composters Bokashi composting in a closed container offers anyone, especially city dwellers, … Continue reading

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Basics of Backyard Composting

Saturday, February 8th 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Back by popular demand. We’ve added a class to match the community’s enthusiasm for creating good soil! presented by the Bernalillo County Master Composters Learn in one workshop the basics of two … Continue reading

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Basics of Backyard Composting

Saturday, January 25th 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm presented by the Bernalillo County Master Composters Learn in one workshop the basics of two essential tools for the coming Spring: how to improve your soil and how to use the resources … Continue reading

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Opening Reception

Saturday, January 11th 3:00 – 5:00pm High School Art Students respond to the value of Open Space within their city. A variety of media and interpretations that express the dialog these students have with Open Space properties such as the … Continue reading

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Return of the Sandhill Crane Celebration Weekend

November 16 & 17 The signal that marks the end of summer sounds a little like the blow of many trumpets high in the sky above us. It is the sound of Sandhill Cranes migrating to their wintering grounds in … Continue reading

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Connected Webs

November 2nd – December 29th Connected Webs is an exhibit of weavings that illustrate the connections among plant, animal, people and place. The Weavers of Las Aranas Tapestry Study Group draw from the lands of the Southwest for their hand-dyed … Continue reading

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2013 Fall Festival and Maize Maze

It’s fall again, and time for the Rio Grande Community Farm’s 2013 Fall Festival & Maize Maze! The city’s non-profit partner farms Los Poblanos fields, part of the 366 acres of Open Space’s farmlands. They have all sorts of fun … Continue reading

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The 19th Annual Día del Río:

A Celebration of the Rio Grande   Saturday, Oct 19, 2013 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM Durand Open Space 4812 Isleta Blvd, SW Albuquerque,  NM 87105 505-452-5216 Please arrive promptly at 8:30am to sign in and enjoy refreshments provided our generous sponsors. … Continue reading

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Contemplative Collage

Saturday, October 26th 1:00 – 4:00 pm     $30 Fee Join us for a creative as well as meditative process in which students  make a collage and are introduced to techniques for drawing out stories  and wisdom from it.  Dante Jericho, … Continue reading

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