Parse Seco raises $1,200 for DreamTree

A community effort by Parse Seco to raise money for Taos' DreamTree Project brought in over $1,200 with a silent auction for Vans painted and created by artists from across the state. These sand-painted shoes are just one example of the 10 shoe show.

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HUD’s Up : Santa Fe, other counties score $3.4 million federal grant

Today, there were 122 beds for homeless youth at 10 shelters across the state. In Northern New Mexico, at three shelters from Farmington to Taos to Santa Fe, there were just 52.

Most were taken.

It's hard to pin down just how many young homeless people there are in any community. The people who track that sort of thing say they're harder to find and harder to engage than adults who are homeless; more reluctant to talk with anyone about what they need.

A $3.37 million federal grant to coordinate a response across 14 Northern New Mexico counties will help.

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PARSE SECO presents LET THEM DO

10 prolific artists, 10 shoes used as blank canvases, 1 collaborative effort of Artists to raise funds for at risk youth in New Mexico. Enjoy an Americana, Soulful, Deep Canyon Rock Performance by musician, AJ Woods at 8pm opened by Nick Han.

Viewing : July 5 - 29th
Opening Reception & Artist Introduction : July 5, 2018 @ 6pm

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DreamTree Farms Launch Party

Chef Jaime Nieves-Flores will be creating elegant hors d’oeuvres highlighting DreamTree Farms produce. There will be a virtual tour of DreamTree Farms, including photos, tastings, and seedlings from the farm.

Event sponsors have offered up a variety of amazing raffle items for the event - including movie tickets for Storyteller Cinema, a $25 gift certificate to Gutiz, and a two-night stay for two at Casa Gallina, valued at $400! - to name a few.

Join us for some tasty treats, talk to the farmers and learn about DreamTree Farms. There will be a cash bar, and the entire Gorge menu will be available for ordering, in addition to the free tastings from DreamTree Farms.

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Agnes Martin Birthday Celebration and Release of her Book Religion of Love

Please join us the evening of Thursday, March 22, for an Agnes Martin Birthday celebration at the Trading Post Cafe as a benefit for DreamTreeProject. Doors open at 6pm. This event is a release for her book, Religion of Love, illustrated by Richard Tuttle. As a way to stay creative, Agnes wrote Religion of Love in the last few years of her life, to be of benefit to DreamTree.

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Art show to feature LGBTQ youth

Love is the keyword for a juried art exhibition of LGBTQ+ Youth Art.

The show, which will open in April at the Taos Center for the Arts, is now accepting entries. Artists may submit work up until 5 p.m. March 5, to be considered for the April show. The jurors are seeking works of art that express the artist’s feelings about “loving yourself, loving others, identity, diversity, and the LGBTQ+ community as a whole.”

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Taos youth shelter grows steady funding with sustainable agriculture

DreamTree Project, a local nonprofit that operates a youth shelter, is buying a retrofitted shipping container that comes fully stocked and installed with all the technology and equipment necessary to do vertical hydroponic farming in any weather. The “social enterprise” will fund the shelter and other programing.

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