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

http://www.lasemillafoodcenter.org/

Diverse VegetableProduction. Eggplants, Watermelons, Peppers, Sunflowers.
Come give our vegetable production manager a hand on volunteer Wednesday every Wednesday from 7-11am!

New murals in the La Fe Prep. School Garden!

Mr. Lawler, former principal of Loma Linda Elementary, was one of our earliest champions of Edible Education as the first school we partnered with back in 2011. His willingness and commitment to transform an empty courtyard into a vibrant school garden with veggie beds, pollinator beds, and fruit trees is an enduring legacy that will be enjoyed for generations. We are grateful he gave us this opportunity and continue to do this work in his honor. A special thank you to all the dedicated administrators working to improve their school communities! #EdibleEducation #GISD #GrowingGood #FoodCorps

Plant sale at Mayfield Highschool ! All sales go to benefit the school garden, and the green house upkeep.
There are a variety of different shapes, sizes and colors of tomatoes, succulents, herbs and flowers for sale at great prices. Sale will run until 12 in the afternoon today come on by!

Red samurai and Nantes carrots fresh from the Conlee school garden #carrots #garden #edibleeducation #lasemilla

Seed to table event at Conlee, featuring some student made garden produce fresh stir fried rice. #lasemilla #edibleeducation #stirfry #garden #cooking #vegetables

Seed to Table event at Conlee Elementary last Friday went very well. Teachers and students harvested pounds of beets , carrots, lettuce, artichokes and broccoli from their garden. The students and teachers then made spring rolls, a citrus beet salad, stir fried rice, steamed artichokes and chimichurri. So amazing to see so much produce come out of one garden, and to be used or taken home by the students and staff is equally awesome. No food went to waste , and bags of carrots, beers and lettuce went home with the students and family. #seedtotable #lasemilla #edibleeducation #gardening #garden #beets #carrots #artichoke #lettuce #springrolls #friedrice #salad #classroomcooking

Picking monster beets at Conlee Elementary the whole bed is full of these monsters. Very delicious and going into some salads very soon. #edibleeducation #lasemilla #vegetables #beets #garden #gardening #seedtotable

Today multiple classes came out to help fill the garden beds and plant fruit trees at Doña Ana Elementary today. 6 full beds and 6 apple and apricot trees planted all by the hands of the elementary students. Great work today, the future is looking nutritious and tastier at this school. #lasemilla #edibleeducation #foodcorps #garden #schoolgarden #outdoorclassroom #kidsinthegarden #vegetables #fruit #trees @jhodge451

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When you shop from the @farmfreshbus you are directly supporting @lasemillafoodcenter efforts to provide rural areas with access to the same nutritious regional foods found at your friendly neighborhood Market. Visit them just outside of the FREE Anthony Street parking lot fully stocked with crunchy carrots and beets, arugula, beef, goat, and lamb meat products, happy hen eggs, @og_farms dried red chiles, PLUS an end of the season buy one, get one free KALE SALE!

Pollinators at Valley View Elementary are in full bloom and bringing a variety of butterfly's and other pollinators. So much vibrant color, beauty and form are added bonuses to these very helpful plants.
#lasemilla #flowers #pollinators #schoolgarden #foodcorps

Team work makes the dream work on tree planting at Zia Middle School. #lasemilla #outdoorclassroom #edibleeducation #fruit #trees #digging

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