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.