NM Healthy Soil Working Group

The NM Healthy Soil Working Group is assembling a powerful network of agriculture and conservation organizations, urban and rural residents, consumers and producers alike, with the goal to significantly accelerate soil health stewardship in the state. We aim to catalyze widespread adoption of management principles that result in greater soil health and associated co-benefits, creating prosperous and strong land based communities, nutritious food, a healthy environment and a viable future for our planet.

NM Healthy Soil Blog

Compost: Small Farm-Style

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Composting doesn’t have to be time-consuming or expensive, especially for a small farm. Ben Hartman, author of The Lean Fam, shares his strategies. READ MORE

Recommendations for the 2023 Farm Bill

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Do we want a Farm Bill that embraces and fosters life or one that perpetuates our self destruction? Continuing the status quo and supporting a healthy future for agriculture and our planet are... READ MORE

This Fall, Leave the Leaves!

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The best way to reduce greenhouse gases and benefit your garden is to leave the leaves as a natural mulch that protects pollinators and the micro-organisms in the soil. READ MORE