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Monday, September 15, 2008

1st Annual ABQ Urban Farm and Harvest Festival: 9/27

FarmFrom City of Albuquerque Open Space:
Did you know that in addition to other important public lands such as the Sandia Foothills Open Space, the Petroglyph National Monument and the Rio Grande Valley State Park, the City of Albuquerque Open Space Division preserves over 366 acres of farmland within the Albuquerque area?

"Since the purchase of the Candelaria Farm Preserve in 1977, the City’s Open Space Division has proven to be one of the key local agencies involved in the protection of agricultural lands in Albuquerque," says Mayor Martin Chavez. "Our achievements in farm preservation provide another example of why we have one of the most celebrated Open Space programs in the nation." See why:

WHAT: A Celebration of Open Space, urban agriculture, local food, and community with music, fun, workshops, and more! FREE!

WHEN: National Public Lands Day, September 27, 2008, 2–7 PM

WHERE: Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd NW. The Visitor Center is located east of Coors at the end of Bosque Meadows Rd, which is between Montano and Paseo del Norte.

See here for more details.

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