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
The Acequia and Community Ditch Infrastructure Fund (ACDIF) is a State of New Mexico funding source offered to acequias/community ditches that are political subdivisions of the state through the Interstate Stream Commission. ACDIF... READ MORE
We are happy to share a final reflection piece written by our 2023 Los Sembradores Farmer Training program graduate, Claudia Vialpando. This was her first year in agriculture, and she was very enthusiastic... READ MORE