our land 2: moving towards an autonomous food system, NM, nov 9-15

posted October 19, 2016

November 9-17th, in Albuquerque and Santa Fe New Mexico.
ALL THE INFORMATION IS HERE: www.agrariantrust.org/2016symposium
This will be the second Agrarian Trust OUR LAND symposium, and once again we’ve got speakers from around the country and around the region focusing our attention, analysis, activism and collective agency on issues relevant to your regional foodshed.
This event is presented by Agrarian Trust and has a focus on Land access, land transition and the issues underlying ownership and management of the territory required for an autonomous and sovereign food system.
The central themes of this symposium center on land-use and governance regimes of the southwest region.  We will learn about the acequias, a system of irrigation ditch commons brought by the Spanish. The history, management regimes and future prospects of this system represent a powerful curriculum for other commons-based systems. Can these ditch commons be explained to include their uplands and headwaters, or will ditch rights be lost to privatization and sold to developers?


greenhorns at the quivira coalition conference

posted November 11, 2010

Come hang out with the Greenhorns! 10 – 12 november 2010
@ embassy suites, 1000 woodward pl. ne
farmer mixer, screening and panel at the  quivira coalition annual conference: “the carbon ranch: fighting climate change through food and stewardship.”

More info here.