Timeline

Don and Hay Baby, 1999.

Don and Hay Baby, 1999.

  • 1700 million years ago: Resolana’s signature red rocks form during the Permian Age.

  • 13th to 16th Centuries: Indigenous groups hunt and farm along the Poleo Creek.

  • 1700s: Hispanic settlers begin farming and living in the valley

  • 1700s through the mid 1850s: The Old Spanish Trail passes through Resolana Farms, connecting northern New Mexico settlements to California

  • 1800s: The Martinez Family homesteads and cultivates the land that is now Resolana Farms

  • 1945: Georgia O’Keeffe buys her Abiquiu home, 25 miles south of Resolana Farms.

  • 1970: Adelma’s parents, Don and Katy Roach, come to New Mexico in their VW Bus and settle upriver of Resolana Farms, where they live for six years, raising their two children and only eating the food they farm.

  • 1991: Adelma’s father purchases Resolana Farms, where he raises horses and creates art for the final 20 years of his life

  • 2017: Amy Violette moves to the ranch, occupying the 1800s-era Casita, writing, gardening, and raising horses.

  • 2019: Adelma and Amy co-found Resolana Farms, sharing the magic of this land with others through creative residencies and spiritual retreats.

  • 2019: Visual artists, musicians, poets, writers, and spiritual practitioners spend time at Resolana Farms, experiencing immersive time on the land that connects the outer landscape of the wild-west with the inner landscapes of creativity, spirit, and source.

Don on Wedding Day, 1970.

Don on Wedding Day, 1970.

Don, 1990.

Don, 1990.

Resolana, 1993.

Resolana, 1993.

Don, 2009.

Don, 2009.

Anita, Adelma, Amy, and Barbara at the Mesa, 2018.

Anita, Adelma, Amy, and Barbara at the Mesa, 2018.

Resolana, 1993.

Resolana, 1993.

Resolana, 1993.

Resolana, 1993.

Adelma and Shiloh, 2018.

Adelma and Shiloh, 2018.

Amy and Primo, 2018.

Amy and Primo, 2018.

Adelma and Amy, 2018.

Adelma and Amy, 2018.

Amy and Anita (Resolana friend and Board Member), 2018.

Amy and Anita (Resolana friend and Board Member), 2018.

Winter Solstice from Casita, 2019.

Winter Solstice from Casita, 2019.

Finishing Renovations on Main Adobe, 2019.

Finishing Renovations on Main Adobe, 2019.

Florencio, Adelma, and Amy Discussing Field Restoration, 2019.

Florencio, Adelma, and Amy Discussing Field Restoration, 2019.

Work Day with Don Roach’s Grandkids, 2019.

Work Day with Don Roach’s Grandkids, 2019.

Amy and Adelma Received Their First Major 501(c)(3) Donation, 2019.

Amy and Adelma Received Their First Major 501(c)(3) Donation, 2019.

Photo Shoot Day! Amy, Brittany, Jesse, and Adelma, 2019.

Photo Shoot Day! Amy, Brittany, Jesse, and Adelma, 2019.

Friends Visiting Resolana Farms, 2019.

Friends Visiting Resolana Farms, 2019.

The Don Roach Collection Hung by Peter in the Main Adobe, 2019.

The Don Roach Collection Hung by Peter in the Main Adobe, 2019.