Against the backdrop of valley, mountains, and dunes, Amanda Knopf Rauhauser makes sense of her grandmother’s passing following a battle with dementia.
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British artist Bruce Munro’s immersive, site-specific installations utilize light to create experiential art. Ranchlands spoke with Bruce about his journey to artistic recognition, the inspiration he draws from travel and...
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Singer-songwriter Riddy Arman on how her sense of place weaves its way into the lyrics of her music.
Snow always makes me think of dead rabbits. The winter when I was going on nine, it finally snowed on our house by the highway. I loved the way it...
This place is a refuge for myself, my life with my wife and my children and the people I work with. It is my identity. It is where I feel...
We all know that time breeds familiarity, and the time that I have spent on the truly unique Frying Pan Ranch has ingrained it in my head as more of...
Everyone has a querencia, a place where you love what you do, how you feel, where everything makes sense and you’re at your best. The MP Ranch is mine.
Some ranch days I might spend observing big bustling cattle brandings or the intimate happenstance of a wrangler working her project pony, sneaking in a quick and blissful bareback ride.
Early on a spring morning, well after the dawn chorus of birds has pronounced the day’s arrival, we gather under the cottonwoods to prepare for daily bird banding. The sun...
I’m a former Sierra Club environmentalist who became a dues-paying member of the New Mexico Cattlegrowers’ Association. It was a surprise to me too.
A place-based approach to handling cattle.
A highly diversified program that grows everything from lavender to roses and pumpkins to green beans, the farm itself is at the heart of a whole ecosystem of complementary businesses...