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Don't miss great food and fun this Saturday!

What do baby goats, sac races, fresh local foods, and live music have in common? They are all at this Saturdays 2008 Local Food Festival and Field Day.



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Saturday May 17th 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Hubbell House and Demonstration Farm (a Bernalillo County Open Space property)…

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Added by Local Food NM on May 15, 2008 at 11:22pm — 2 Comments

LOCAL BUSINESSES BEWARE! UNM IS OUT FOR THE SUMMER!

Well, sort of. They are still holding classes for those who either failed classes this last semester and need to bring up our grade point average in order to maintain scholarships or college requirements OR also for those of us who would like to get ahead. As for me, I'm taking a little time to myself to do what I want to do the way I want to do it. I was going to take classes and then I asked myself, "Why would I pay nearly a grand for two classes when I could pay a grand next semester for… Continue

Added by imouse1 on May 15, 2008 at 10:48pm — 2 Comments

Eat Local, Save Gas and Hug Your Local Farmer

See this "Members' Corner" post at the 1000 Friends Blog- featuring my good friend Kelly. She gives the scoop on the how to get the local food hook-up.



From www.1000friends-nm.org:



Members’ Corner: Kelly B. Shows Us How to Find Organic Produce Close to Home

If it’s not obvious… Continue

Added by Gabriel Nims on May 15, 2008 at 8:00pm — No Comments

The First NM Masturbate-a-Thon!

Self Serve is hosting the first Masturbate-a-Thon in New Mexico (yes they're all over the world!) and premiering the documentary Passion and Power: the Technology of Orgasm at The Guild Cinema May 23-24.



Come for a Cause!…

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Added by Self Serve on May 15, 2008 at 1:59pm — 27 Comments

Koi and Waterfalls

Koi fish and waterfalls - not the first two things that come to mind when you think about Albuquerque. Under sweepingly pruned cottonwoods at the relatively new Sasebo Japanese Garden at the Aquarium/Botanic Gardens portion of our Biopark, you'll find both. The garden is named for our sister city in Japan and was designed by Toru Tanaka - whose guiding hand helped steered the famed… Continue

Added by Edith Grove on May 15, 2008 at 10:00am — 11 Comments

Morning Fix: High and Low

  • Contrary to popular belief, it's not the bloggers who are making bank in this town.
  • Mayor signs "green jobs" pledge at Albuquerque meeting of International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives. Of course, each conference participant will flush approximately 654 gallons of water down…
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Added by Somegye on May 15, 2008 at 6:30am — 5 Comments

"Porque Burque" Artbuquerque Studio Venture

Over the last couple of years Albuquerque has developed into a haven for creative studio/gallery ventures. Artist's seem to survive the brittle line between famine and feast by banning together and sharing space and energy. Whether it's a collective art studio, visual venue or co-op gallery, underground sound gallery, or just space it's bound to house some of New Mexico's most exceptional and motivated artists. We have Out' ChOnda, Broadway Studio,… Continue

Added by Christopher on May 15, 2008 at 3:00am — 2 Comments

CELTIC FESTIVAL THIS SATURDAY! AOWWWWWW!

Ok, so the internet is not good for conveying that awsome noise that often follows the introduction of a famous person into a crowd of obnoxious people but I gave it my best shot.



AHNUHWURDS...



Can't wait to be digging into some haggis this weekend! lol probably not but I'll pobably be getting me some good ol' fashioned Irish Stew if there is a GOD. I'm the only one in my house that likes layers of onions and potatoes sandwiching cabbage and carrots (no meat, that would… Continue

Added by imouse1 on May 14, 2008 at 11:21pm — 5 Comments

Nerd Takeover @ the Nob Hill Bar & Grill

Eric, the cordial host of this month's happy hour

This month's web geeks happy hour was organized by Eric from the UNM Artslab. Good geekery, new contacts, and meaty grub brought together folks from UNM, Sandia, Kirtland,… Continue

Added by chantal on May 14, 2008 at 8:30pm — 17 Comments

Greenbuilt Tour This Weekend!

The Greenbuilt Tour is this weekend and you can peer into the closets of visit the finest sustainable homes and businesses in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and beyond. This Tour is not a big generator of revenue for the local USGBC (U.S. Green Building Council), but is maintained every year through a huge group of grinning green volunteers interested in spreading the wealth… Continue

Added by NMBosque on May 14, 2008 at 6:12pm — No Comments

Porque Burque? The Printmakers, that's why. . .

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“Porque Burque” the Printmakers



Jacqui Lewnes and Ray Maseman are two of our talents DCF Community members showing work at the “Porque Burque” Gallery show opening this Friday night. What do they have in common? Well! Both are members of the New Grounds Print Workshop. Both are motorcycle enthusiasts. Both appreciate kids (both the human kind and the goat kind). Many of Ray’s family and extended-family’s animals are featured… Continue

Added by Blakeington on May 14, 2008 at 12:34pm — 8 Comments

Morning Fix: Softer Side



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Added by Somegye on May 14, 2008 at 6:00am — 10 Comments

Volunteer Job #2

I have an interview with Diane Hinte on 20May08 at 1000 at the Jewish Family Services (located on the top floor of the Jewish Community Center) to go over the details of a food pantry distribution assistant. http://jfsabq.org/get_involved/volunteer.html I will be in charge of stocking, packaging, and distributing food packages four hours every Thursday to help families in need. It sounds like a great opportunity to meet some great people!

Added by imouse1 on May 13, 2008 at 8:57pm — 1 Comment

The Junkyard Loop

Tomb of the VW Vans



I'm always changing my mind about what counts as "my favorite bike ride in Albuquerque," but I always return to the Junkyard Loop. Down in Albuquerque's South Valley, it takes you past the city's sewage treatment plant, a bit of infrastructure not to be missed if only for its pedestrian grandeur. It gives you a sense of the scale of our poop, a fact… Continue

Added by John Fleck on May 13, 2008 at 8:55pm — 15 Comments

House Sitting Job #2

From June 1st to June 12th I will have my second house sitting job. This is a person I have known for a couple years now and we both mourned the loss of Pumpkin, the big cat with lots of love! Unfortunately, Pumpkin passed away in December a couple weeks before Christmas and she will be dearly missed. She is survived by a UNM professor and an APS Social Worker who have since then adopted their daughter's and sister's cats. They have a beautiful place up in the mountains off of Tramway and have… Continue

Added by imouse1 on May 13, 2008 at 8:54pm — No Comments

House Sitting Job #1

Alright! With summer here so is my primary source of summer income! Beginning May 26th and continuing through June 1st I will be House Sitting out in Los Lunas. I get to take care of four wonderful dogs, two cats, and two horses! This is a great place for me to be because it is like a vacation from my family and time to think about what I'm going to do. It also gives me the chance to catch up on some reading and to get some scholarship writing done!

Added by imouse1 on May 13, 2008 at 8:50pm — No Comments

Tamarind's Online Auction



Tamarind Institute is moving into new territory!



After 38 years in our current facility, Tamarind has the opportunity to expand and improve our workshop and gallery.



Architect Devendra Contractor has been selected to design the… Continue

Added by Tamarind Institute on May 13, 2008 at 3:28pm — No Comments

Porque Burque - The Photographers of Duke City Fix



I moved to Albuquerque over seven months ago. My first week living here happened to be the week of Balloon Fiesta. I was in awe. I had never seen anything like the Burque, nor felt anything like that feeling of awe and vastness that came over me my first morning of sunrise and balloons as far as the eye could see. One of my coworkers told me one day that Albuquerque was one of the top ten photographed… Continue

Added by RiRiSynCyr on May 13, 2008 at 9:59am — 1 Comment

Local Etsy of the Week-beetnik505

I love local artists and I love Etsy ('Etsy is an online marketplace for buying & selling all things handmade') so here comes a new series of posts...each Monday I'll feature a different Albuquerque artist/craftsperson who sells on Etsy. We have a lot of Etsy sellers right here on DCF and I'll try to hunt them all down to feature each one, but first up...… Continue

Added by Spring Griffin on May 12, 2008 at 10:48am — 8 Comments

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