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Calendar of Events, Chaves County

Below is a list of events sponsored by the College or of interest to our clientele. Events are tracked all over the state; the maps next to each event indicate where the event is taking place. If you would like to filter your results to a particular county, visit the county calendar listing.

2014 County Fair Schedule.

This list is filtered to show only events in Chaves County.

March 2015

Mar 3-24

Free Kitchen Creations cooking class
This 4 week cooking school is designed for people with type 2 diabetes.

Learn to plan and prepare meals that help manage diabetes. Participants receive a free manual and cookbooks. Classes will be held Tuesdays from 5:30 8 8:30 p.m. as Ruidoso High School, 125 Warrior Rd.

Please call the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension office at 575-648-2311 to pre-register

For more information, contact Marsha Palmer at 575-648-2311.

April 2015

Apr 21

Grant Writing Workshop - New Mexico Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program
This free workshop focuses on effective grant writing strategies for USDA Agricultural Marketing Serve (AMS) programs such as Farmers' Market Promotional Programs and the Local Food Promotional programs.
NMSU's Community Resources & Economic Development Specialist, Michael Patrick, will conduct the workshop.

Topics will include:

  • Grant writing overview
  • Developing Your Idea
  • Preparing your Proposal
  • Preparing the Application

Register now!

These workshops are funded by the USDs Agricultural Marketing Service and facilitated by USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The project is coordinated by the USDA-NIFA Regional Rural Development Centers.

For more information, contact Sandra Barraza at 575-622-3210.