Industry Cluster Development Grant winners

LANL Community Connections Newsletter / February 1, 2015 Eight northern New Mexico entities will share $95,000 in Industry Cluster Development Grants from Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Major Subcontractor Consortium. The grants are designed to help support projects such (continued…)

New Mexico’s Economic Development Puzzle

Green Fire Times / January 2015 Todd López How do we solve the economic-development puzzle in New Mexico? Some say it can’t be done, comparing our situation to that of the Third World and arguing that federal dollars (continued…)

Community food projects win $149,000 in grants

November 1, 2014, LANL Community Connections Newsletter Delicious New Mexico Despite a booming demand nationwide for healthy, locally produced food from family farms, many farmers in New Mexico and elsewhere remain too small to provide the quantity of (continued…)

A Tribute in Paint to the Earth and Local Agriculture

Murals Adorn Old Hunter Ford Buildings in Española Alejandro López There is something magical about paint when it is applied to the surfaces of structures that comprise and define our immediate environment. It is all the more magical (continued…)

Inspire Santa Fe program pairs students with mentors from professional world

THE SANTA FE NEW MEXICAN: October 5, 2014, By Robert Nott Zach Gutierrez sat with his arms slightly raised in front of his chest as if taking a defensive position in a fight — no surprise, given the (continued…)

New Mexico Food Hub Looks to Grow Economy, Preserve Ag Tradition

September 8, 2014 | Trish Popovitch Agriculture has been a way of life in New Mexico for centuries. The communal irrigation canals, or acequias, and the lands they water have been passed down by family farmers generation after (continued…)

Food Hubs Create Healthy, Affordable Options For Communities

ESPAÑOLA, N.M. — Eating healthy can be tough, not to mention expensive. For many, fatty fast foods are more accessible than a nutritious meal. But communities across the country are trying to change that. In northern New Mexico, (continued…)