Hosted 17,000 attendees at our events for an average cost below $10 per person including our Spring Plant Sale, Lavender In The Village, and Maize Maze Fall Festival.
100 Community Gardeners SERVED
Hosted over 100 Community Gardeners providing land, irrigation, hand tools, compost, and support, including Albuquerque Master Gardeners and an in-patient rehab.
38 MicroFarmers Cultivated
Cultivated 38 Micro Farmers with land and irrigation, including Lutheran Family Services Refugee Agriculture Partnership Program, and Mountain Dojo Mountain Celestial Farm Neurodiverse Agriculture Program and four farmers producing for the Downtown Growers Market.
480 CLASS PARTICIPANTS Enagaged
Engaged 480 aspiring growers in free and low-cost classes on regenerative and climate adaptive farming practices including 130 people in composting workshops.
10,000 Hours of Volunteer Service
Coordinated 268 volunteers who learned new skills while providing over 10,000 hours of service to our community.
6,600 Gallons of Food WASTE Composted
Returned 6,600 gallons of neighborhood food waste to the soil in the form of compost, improving soil fertility, diverting contents from landfills, and preventing 4,500 pounds of greenhouse gas emissions.
1,400 Organic Bales Provided
Provided 1,400 bales of organically produced alfalafa and sorghum that were purchased by eight local farmers.
34 University Students Supported
Collaborated with students from UNM’s Engineers Without Borders on our “Aquaponics” System, and from Sustainability Studies on researching farming practices in Los Ranchos, and with a Highlands University Social Work Intern on our Community Survey.
378 Children Engaged
Served 378 children in Farm Camps and educational programs including City Open Space, Explora! Montessori, and Alvarado Elementary.
6.75 Acres of Wildlife Forage Maintained
Provided 6.75 acres of wildlife forage in the form of bird cropping and permanent habitat.
3.5 to 5% Soil Carbon Attained
Attained maximum soil carbon content in our fields by using regenerative agriculture techniques such as no-tillage, heavy mulching, and cover cropping.
3,000 Organic Vegetable Starts Provided
Provided 3,000 organic vegetable starts to the community below market rate with the help of volunteers in our production greenhouse.