Upcoming Calendar of Events

2020 Los Ranchos Farm and Garden Series - Scheduled To Date*
Demonstrations, Workshops, & Lectures. Reservations: Some classes may have a space limitation, so please RSVP early to reserve yours. Fees: $5 per class (cash or check at the door). Location: (Click for map): Larry P. Abraham Agri-Nature Center, 4920 Rio Grande Blvd NW, 87107.

  • Upcoming Classes - Check back for Registration Links, available approximately 2 weeks in advance.

    • Feb. 29 - Fruit Tree Pruning - Joran Viers, Begins 9 AM.
    • Mar. 14 - Grape Vine Pruning - Gill Giese, NMSU. Begins 9 AM. (Click to register)
    • Apr. 4 - Soil Sponges & Soil Health - Nissa Patterson, NMSU. Begins 9 AM.(click to register)
    • Apr. 8 - Composting Basics - John Zarola, Master Composter. Begins 6 PM.
    • May 6 - Spring Gardening - John Garlisch, NMSU. Begins 6 PM.
    • May 16 - Herbs For Cooking - Cindy Davies, NMSU. Begins 9 AM.
    • June 6 - Insect Pollinators & Beneficials - Amanda Skidmore, NMSU. Begins 9 AM.
    • July 1 - What Ails My Plant? Diagnosing Plant Diseases & Disorders - John Garlisch, NMSU. Begins 6 PM.
    • July 18 - Vertebrate Pest Control - Sam Smallidge, NMSU. Begins 9 AM.
    • Aug. 5 - Cover Crops - Sean Ludden. Begins 6 PM.
    • Aug. 15 - Livestock Care: Peri-Urban Area - Craig Gifford, NMSU. Begins 9 AM.
    • Sep. 2 - Planting the Fall Veggie Garden - John Garlisch, NMSU. Begins 6 PM.
    • Sep. 26 - Soil Management - Instructor TBD. Begins 9 AM.
    • Oct. 17 - Pollinator Habitat for Fall & Winter - Amanda Skidmore, NMSU. Begins 9 AM.
    • Nov. 7 - Winter Gardening - John Garlisch, NMSU. Begins 9 AM.

Mar. 19 - PSA Grower Training - Albuquerque
Thursday, 3/19, 8 AM-5 PM. Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training. Cost: $35 (Manual, Certification, & Lunch included). Location: NMSU-BernCo CES, 1510 Menaul Blvd Ext NW, 87107 (Click for Map). For more information, refer to flyer... , then call 505-243-1386 or 575-646-7038.


Mar. 26 - Hemp Growing Education - Santa Fe
Thursday, 3/26, 8 AM-5 PM. Small Farm and Ranch Task Force offers this one-day educational seminar; attendees will be certified as trained handlers under NMDA's Worker Protection Standard. Cost includes Lunch: $60 Attendees ($40 Early-bird, by March 19); Vendors/Sponsors, see Conference page... Location: Santa Fe Fairground Bldg., 3229 Rodeo Rd, Santa Fe 87507 (Click for Map). Registration: Click for online... More info: Call Monica at 505-983-4615. Click for flyer... .


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