A pop-up farmers’ market and information fair will give the public an opportunity to sample and buy local produce noon to 5 p.m. in the main lobby and hallway.
During the event, peruse a special photo exhibition on campus Sept. 6 through Sept. 30 that features two projects from La Familia Medical Center. During the summer of 2014, three vendors at the Southside Market (of the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market) participated in an informal photography course facilitated by a community health worker from La Familia Medical Center for The Farm to Frame (La Granja al Cuadro) project.
Join SFCC staff members of G.A.M.E. (Great Achievement in Men’s Education) Jonathan Harrell, Carlos Balladares and Danny Suazo for their presentation, “The Roots of Traditional Foods of New Mexico and Latin America,” noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Jemez Rooms. SFCC students Carter Stern and Jessica Shoemaker will share how to make your own hydroponics/aquaponics home system from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Jemez Rooms.
The evening kicks off with a free performance by Los Niños de Santa Fe, a traditional Mexican dance group, in the college’s courtyard 5-6 p.m. Activities conclude with a plática, a bilingual conversation 6-8 p.m. in the Jemez Rooms between local farmers and the community moderated by Professor of Speech Communication, Andrew Lovato, Ph.D., on the land’s historical context and how to create the most mutually beneficial Southside Market. Lovato and poet John Casquarelli will open with short readings. Farmers who will participate include José Antonio Serrano, Rocio Alcantar and Don Bustos.