Albuquerque, NM— In celebration of the Autumn Equinox, the public is invited to share in the restoration of a two-acre agriculture field by planting a variety of crops including wildflowers, legumes, and native grasses. Local permaculture expert Michael Reed will discuss the evolution of this unique space and will present permaculture and gardening techniques as they relate to the fall months.
Michael Reed is a permaculture expert and runs La Orilla Farm with his wife, Susan. He teaches the Mother of All Back-Yard Gardening Courses; he is also part of the Erda Gardens and Learning Center’s core group. Find out more about Michael’s work at www.localflavormagazine.com/grounded.
About the Open Space Visitor Center: The purpose of the Open Space Visitor Center is to convey and deepen the relationship between Albuquerque’s Open Space program and the integrated community by providing an exceptional environment to enjoy, experience, and learn about land, wildlife, and cultural heritage. The Open Space Visitor Center is located at 6500 Coors Blvd. NW between Montaño Rd. and Paseo del Norte at the end of Bosque Meadows Rd. The Center is openTuesday through Sunday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM and closed Mondays. Call 897-8831 for more information or visit www.cabq.gov/openspace.
WHO: The General Public
WHAT: Celebrate the Fall Equinox with a workshop and fall planting project presented by Michael Reed of La Orilla Farm
WHERE: Open Space Visitor Center | 6500 Coors Blvd NW
at the end of Bosque Meadows Rd. between Montaño and Paseo del Norte.
WHEN: September 25th, 2016| 10:30 AM – Noon
INSTRUCTIONS: FREE! Please RSVP to 897-8831.