Adopt an Animal!

churro sheep

Did you know that it costs approximately $300 a year to feed, house and care for just one of our churro sheep, burros or goats? If you want to have a direct impact on our most popular ranch residents, we hope you will ADOPT an ANIMAL today — our latest addition of an adorable baby…

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Colcha embroidery artist showcases work at China folk art market

Jula Gomez Colcha Artist

By Olivia Harlow of the Santa Fe New Mexican Longtime Traditional Spanish Market artist Julia Gomez has become an international ambassador for New Mexico’s heritage crafts. For the past four years, Gomez has showcased her colcha embroidery at a folk art market in China called the Belt and Road International Forum for Cultural Heritage Cooperation…

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Baby Lambs!

Baby Lambs

We now have two new additions to the Golondrinas family. These twins came late March from a ewe we acquired from the South Valley of Albuquerque. The proud Mama is a registered Navajo Churro named Anna, who according to the previous owner always has twins. This year was no different and we are happy they were…

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Meet Annette Gutierrez Turk

Annette Guttierez Turk

“I volunteer with the Weaving Group,” says Annette Gutierrez Turk. “I came to El Rancho de las Golondrinas in 2009 as a visitor and was enticed into volunteering by then-coordinator, Beatrice Maestas Sandoval. Under her tutelage, I learned to spin with the malacate and spinning wheel, learned how to dye wool with native plant materials…

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