Monthly Archives: February 2014

Processing blue corn for atole

This is blue corn we harvested at the end of the growing season in 2013.  It came from 7 rows that were approximately 80 feet long.  After desgrando el maiz, or shelling the corn, we poured it in front of … Continue reading

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Snowfall in Taos

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New irrigation diversion structure for Acequia

Today we saw the completion of a project for the parciantes (irrigators) of Acequia Madre del Sur del Río de Don Fernando de Taos.  The process was initiated by a previous Commission through a program offered by the Taos Soil … Continue reading

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On chickens and eggs

This is a good a time as any to talk about the care of chickens and egg production.  The winter months typically come with a decrease in egg production.  Since eggs are so important to having food security, we find … Continue reading

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