Check out the July 2011 Green Fire Times article that field school students and instructors wrote. The article, entitled Orphans of the Land, describes how students seek to connect to the land and learn invaluable knowledge from their agricultural mentors (both young and old) throughout the state of New Mexico.
Five ways to get involved in your local foodshed
1. Join a CSA
2. Support your community's farmers' markets
3. Become a member of the nearest co-op grocery store
4. Start an edible [home, community or school] garden
5. Volunteer your labor at a local farm or ranch