Student Project Showcase – August 27th
All university and community members are cordially invited to attend the 2011 UNM Summer Foodshed Field School student media and poster presentations! This free event will be held Saturday, August 27th from 9:30am to 1pm in the Hibben Center on UNM Main Campus. Students will present their media and poster projects, which examine and celebrate the current state of our foodshed. The event will conclude with a delicious lunch of local foods. Please RSVP by August 21st to Terry Horger at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Local Food Festival and Field Day – October 9th
The Local Food Festival will take place on October 9th from 11am to 4pm at the Gutierrez-Hubbell House in the South Valley. Enjoy local produce and value-added products. Participate in hands-on workshops and cooking demonstrations. Listen to live local music and watch short films. The UNM Foodshed Field School students will be at the festival presenting their posters on various topics related to New Mexico’s diverse foodshed.
Burque Bioneers Conference – October 21st
The ‘Burque Bioneers Conference will take place at the National Hispanic Cultural Center on October 21st from 9am to 4pm. The conference will highlight national speakers from the annual Bioneers Conference, Breakdown to Breakthrough: Reimagining Civilization in the Age of Nature in California, and will bring in numerous local speakers for hands-on workshops, panel discussions and presentations. Local speakers will cover topics pertaining to permaculture, sustainable agriculture, seed saving, homesteading, community building, alternative transportation and water. We will present an overview of the 2011 Foodshed Field School and our students will show some of their short media pieces at this conference.