Want to know how climate change will affect crops in some specific states?

Although New Mexico isn’t listed, many states are, and their experience could be relevant to ours.  Check out this article:

From Apples to Popcorn, Climate Change Is Altering the Foods America Grows


Note that raspberries, tart cherries, watermelons, chickpeas, wild blueberries, heirloom popcorn, peaches, apples, kiwi fruit, artichokes, and rice are at risk.

Our May Day membership meeting and brunch


Deb and Ingrid President Deb with Ingridgroup in sun with Deb 1Ag Sci ladySallyarms wideJoyce smilingJoyce smiling with othersKathy Rlast to talkgroup in sun 2

You would have had to be there to hear each member’s reason for being there.  I didn’t hear anybody say we don’t use pesticides or herbicides, and our only fertilizers are manure and compost.  Maybe by now it goes without saying.  Joyce told about the bio-reactor workshop she and Ron attended and our plans to make one.  You can learn what it is and how to build one at the following link.  Go to page 8 to see what it looks like.  What amazes me the most are the air tunnels and the one-minute-a-day watering- on-a-timer routine.


Last week we gave away a worm farm at the Whitfield Science Fair, and today some of us remembered Dave whose story and video about eliminating trash for a year are here:

Meet Dave, the Man Who Never Takes Out the Trash

and here: