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La Semilla Food Center  Fostering a healthy, self-reliant, and sustainable food system in the Paso del Norte region of southern New Mexico and El Paso, Texas.

Mayfield High School’s garden is offering a feast for local pollinators in their pollinator habitat! #flowerpower #edibleeducation #feedyourlocalpollinators #schoolgardens #nectarfordays

All our small friends at the farm would love for you to join us in celebrating National Pollinator Week!! πŸŒ»πŸžπŸ¦‹πŸœπŸπŸ›πŸ•·πŸ’›
Here at La Semilla Farm we cherish all the little critters that make our farm thrive. As part of #nationalpollinatorweek we ask you to spread the word about pollinators in your area and ways to protect them! πŸ’›
#bees #pollination #ladybugs #bumblebee #farm #flowers #protectnature #newmexico #anthonynm

Raices is making their first product! A healing salve made with Gobernadora also known as Creosote bush. The proceeds from the salve support future program efforts. More info on how to purchase and support Raices youth coming soon!🌱🌱🌱 #medicinalplants #desertplants #chihuahuandesert #creosote #youth #newmexico

Happy Thursday! On this beautiful day, many thanks to all of our volunteers and supporters! Because of YOU, we can make great things happen. πŸ€— Shout out to our recent donors: Imelda Moreno-Acosta, Vanessa Johnson, Tammi Carson, Karena Oberman, Arturo Raschbaum, Rosemary Diaz-Robles, Lois Stanford, Gabriel Villa, Vicente L. Dominguez, and Southwest Painting, LLC! And shout out to our Wednesday Volunteers who help us out at the farm! πŸ€Έβ€β™‚οΈπŸ€Έβ€β™€οΈπŸ’œ #ThankYouThursday

We have some new merch! Coming soon to our website for online sales, or find us at upcoming markets and mobile market stops... You can also call/email us to place an order and have it shipped to you! admin@lasemillafoodcenter.org πŸ‘•πŸ›

Youth entrepreneurship - these awesome kids from rural Dona Ana county are part of the Raices program. This 6 week session is focused on food system value-added product development. This is leadership and economic development cultivation at the roots!
#youthdevelopment #entrepreneurs

GREAT NEWS!
A few "You Grow Chica" summer camp spots opened up. Sign up today to reserve your spot! Register by June 14th for this all-girls farm & cooking experience on June 18th - 21st. Email: acastellanos@lasemillafoodcenter.org.

Did you know that Edible Education can be connected to STEM learning in a variety of ways? Yesterday at the 2018 STEM SC2 Summer Institute conference at NMSU teachers learned hands on ways to connect cooking, gardening, and nature into their classroom! #edibleeducation #stemlearning #plantgardens #gardenmath #gardenscience #gardeneducation #gardentechnology #gardenengineer

Finishing off the end of the year strong at Dona Ana Elementary. Today we fill newly built pollinator beds with soil and prep them for the new school year. #edibleeducation #pollinators #lasemilla #plants #kidsthatgarden #schoolgardens

The May 28th deadline to sign up for SUMMER CAMP is fast approaching! Sign up TODAY to ensure your spot!
Campers will enjoy culinary, arts, science and farming activities.
Spots are filling up fast for the June 4-7 Discovery Camp for grades 1-6 and the June 18-21 'You Grow Chica' Camp for grades 5-8. Email acastellanos@lasemillafoodcenter.org.

More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/563811630643504/

Still have space for more veggies in your garden? Need some new house plants? Mayfield will be selling a huge variety of student-grown plants this Friday! All proceeds will help Mayfield continue updating its greenhouse!

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