Our mission is to protect water and our acequias, to grow healthy food for our families and communities, and to honor our cultural heritage.
Support Our Work
You can help provide vital support to our projects including the Acequia Governance Project, Youth Education programs, and the Los Sembradores Farmer Training Program
The NMAA is seeking to fill open positions with people who are passionate about acequias, water, food, and culture.
What We Do
We provide technical assistance on bylaws, water rights, acequia mapping, one-on-one consulting, and legal assistance.
We offer culturally relevant & place-based educational presentations, training, leadership development, and hands-on learning opportunities.
Los Sembradores Farming Training Project was established to help cultivate a new generation of farmers with deep roots in acequia customs & traditions
On October 25th, 2023, The Sembradores crew gathered items needed for corn processing. We wanted to make posole and talked a lot about the nixtamal process. We decided to use blue corn seed.... READ MORE