Global Climate-Strike ACTIONS/EVENTS – TAOS
Sept 18-19 (WED & THURS) 9:30-1:10pm Adobe Rain Planter Gardening in Taos High School Eco-Farm Orchard Learn basic adobe techniques, soil dynamics, and how to use inexpensive materials to create an adobe planter that catches rain and lets the water do the work to keep a garden going through the summer. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept 20 (FRI) 11:30-1:30, Santa Fe CONVERGE ON THE CAPITOL – Carpooling available between 9:00- 9:15 am at St. James Episcopal Church south parking lot – drivers (particularly those with electric vehicles) and riders welcome. If you are going, come by and take others with you to lessen our carbon footprint.
SEPT 21 (SAT) 1-5pm, Questa Earth Building @ RYNO site just N of the Questa Chevron Service Project: Help make adobe bricks to restore an old adobe house to become a Center for Hope & Healing in Questa at RYNO (Rewire Yourself w New Opportunities). RSVP to Daniel “Ryno” Herrera email@example.com
SEPT 22 (SUN) 10am Climate Message by 22-year old Clara Sims @ UCC Bookstore Church @ SOMOS, downtown Taos. RSVP to Pam Shepherd firstname.lastname@example.org
Sept 22 (SUN) 5-8pm Pollinator Concentrator Public Art Opening, Rio Fernando Park, 410 La Posta Road, Taos. An collaborative ecological art project responding to the biological crisis of pollinator loss, with the students of TISA (Taos Integrated School of the Arts). After sunset during the opening, a UV lighting element within a dish will be activated to attract pollinators from around the park.
SEPT 23 (MON) 12-5pm Art Unveiling & Talk @ Vagrant Hearts Gallery Art Opening for Climate Consciousness — powerful new climate art from featured artist Dmitri Kadiev as well as new originals from Scripture and Jisk-27. RSVP to email@example.com.
SEPT 24 (TUES) 10-11am & 5-6pm [choose one session] Regenerative Agriculture @ Chris Pieper’s, 546 Hondo Seco Rd, Arroyo Seco. “Work With—Not Against—Natural Systems”: Observe practices implemented on site, harvest potatoes, check out the goats and ducks! RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org
SEPT 25 (WED) 2-6pm Back to Earth Day @ TiLT 215 La Posta Rd, Taos. Come join Food Labs local food test kitchens, plant garlic together, learn about backyard composters, and tour the site! RSVP to email@example.com.
SEPT 26 (THURS) 5-7pm Climate Strike Poetry Slam & Open Mic @ Vagrant Heart Gallery Come see what the youth and community have to say through powerful public prophetic poetry! All ages welcome. RSVP to Melanie Baca firstname.lastname@example.org
SEPT 26 (THURS) 7:30pm Science on a Sphere @ First Presbyterian Church, downtown Taos. NOAA’s science & earth care multi-media resource that visualizes land, air, water, and energy – how they work and human’s impact on climate change. Not to be missed! RSVP to email@example.com
SEPT 27 (Friday) All day Taos County Fossil Fuel Boycott- stop living “life as usual” for a day to raise awareness of the crises (suggested actions: don’t buy gas; carpool or ride a bike instead of driving; avoid buying plastic or Styrofoam; avoid using propane or natural gas; don’t use electricity during peak hours)
SEPT 28 (SAT) 10am-4pm Solar Design & Food Forest OPEN HOUSE, 78 Torres Rd in Talpa/RanchosDeTaos. Tour passive & active heat and hot water systems & food forest with over 70 species planted, water conservation methods, and permaculture principles. Contact Mike @505-901-1078 or firstname.lastname@example.org.