Author Archives: UNM Sustainability Studies Program

Studying our Foodshed From the Ground Up

This year’s Foodshed Field School instruction started from the ground up – literally.  Our group began by stepping outside the conventional food system and participating in a foraging activity on campus. After a few sweaty hours of gathering and mapping … Continue reading

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Round Two of the Field School

We are a group of 14 undergrad and graduate students, plus instructors from numerous departments and programs, who will spend the month of June traveling around New Mexico learning about food systems and the food value chain. Our interests run … Continue reading

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Edible Santa Fe Article

Check out the Fall 2011 Edible Santa Fe article that the field school instructors wrote. The article, entitled Honeymoon in the Foodshed, describes how the field school students learned about our state’s food systems and how to marry producers with … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events

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 … Continue reading

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July 2011 Agriculture Collaborative Meeting

On the Road with UNM’s Summer Foodshed Field School UNM Foodshed Field School students were given the opportunity to showcase their media projects at this month’s Mid Region Council of Governments (MRCOG) Agriculture Collaborative Meeting. Dr. Bruce Milne, Director of … Continue reading

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Green Fire Times Article

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 … Continue reading

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Meat and Dairy

Today was the final day of the summer field school! We began by meeting with Dr. Robert Hagevoort, the NMSU Dairy Extension Specialist based out of the Agricultural Science Center at Clovis, and Beverly Idsinga, Executive Director of the Dairy … Continue reading

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