Juicy Spring

Celebrating Spring on the Land...
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What wonderful folks have visited Ampersand this Spring!  Our first Community Homestead day was fun and filled with local families, just as we had hoped.  We also received a special visit from the Eastvolds, who brought a new experience of the petroglyphs around the property.  Thank you!  Don't miss our Rock On an Rock Out event on Sunday- the last one of the year.  The Native Plant Hike will also be fun- we discovered a special new plant on the property!  Please drop us a line and let us know you are coming!

Spring Planting

a blog post

Raising young plants from seed is maybe my favorite thing to do in life. Tending plants is a task that never makes it on my to-do list. The plants seem to be an extension of myself. If I didn't live off rainwater collection, raising plants would take up a lot more of my time and water. But living on a rainwater budget makes every drop sacred, as are the seedlings that grew from those drops.  Read more...

Ampersand is helping with

Earth Day 2014 Solar Cook-off!

Calling all amateur solar chefs to Santa Fe's Earth Day Solar Cook-Off at the Railyard!  Bring your solar cooker and favorite recipe, and show off your talented and tasty collaboration with the sun! Every Santa Fe Earth Day participant will be invited to vote for their favorite solar chef set-up and dish throughout the day.  Winner gets $100 cash prize!
Email Griet Laga (grietje.laga@gmail.com) before April 18 to register.
Please use our new email! amanda@ampersandproject.org

We are still accepting applications for our Sustainable Living Internship!

There is still room in our Seeding the Dream Retreat May 9th to 11th

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