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Supporting the Sustenance of the Upper Rio Grande

¡Sostenga! Garlic Festival 2013 - July 6  6:30am to 2:00pm

Come join the festivities, either by joining a team to compete to harvest the most garlic!  

Enter contets:  1) BEST GARLIC DISH   2)  BIGGEST GARLIC HEAD (from your farm or garden)  3) MOST CREATIVE GARLIC BRAID or CRAFT  

Raffle Tickets:  50/50 Raffle - $1.00 per ticket

Contact:  505-747-5457 or 505-747-5430

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¡Sostenga! and American Friends Service Committee

Taking the Lead in New Farmer Training

The 2013 season at the Sostenga Farm is underway!  Led by Don Bustos, AFSC Director and Jennie London as the Lead Farm Trainer, the AFSC farmer training program has partnered with Northern New Mexico College ¡Sostenga! Center and area family farms.  Each year five community community members who want to be farmers are invited into the year long program, from January through December. The primary training site is at the ¡Sostenga! Farm at Northern New Mexico College on Railroad Avenue in the beautiful Española Valley. 


Photo Left to Right: Tim Martinez, Dev Amarit Khalsa and Jennie London learning about dry flower arrangements.

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¡Sostenga! Donating to Sostenga


The Sostenga Center at Northern New Mexico College is a non-profit, student and community based program established under the Northern New Mexico College Foundation. Donors to the Sostenga Center receive recognition at the annual Garlic Harvest Festival and at the Sostenga website. Donors also receive documentation of contributions for tax purposes, as well as periodic updates of the program.

Currently the Sostenga Center is seeking volunteers and donations. The Center is also looking for a moped or scooter for on-campus food deliveries.

For more information contact Sostenga@nnmc.edu

Put SOSTENGA DONATIONS or VOLUNTEER in the Subject line.

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