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 Adobe, 2019.

Finishing renovations on 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 with their first 501(c)(3) donation, 2019.

Amy and Adelma with their first 501(c)(3) donation, 2019.

Photoshoot Day! Amy, Brittany Howard ( Alabama Shakes ), Jesse Lafser ( Bermuda Triangle ), and Adelma, 2019.

Photoshoot Day! Amy, Brittany Howard (Alabama Shakes), Jesse Lafser (Bermuda Triangle), and Adelma, 2019.

Friends visiting Resolana Farms, 2019.

Friends visiting Resolana Farms, 2019.

Hanging Don Roach original oil paintings in the Adobe, 2019.

Hanging Don Roach original oil paintings in the Adobe, 2019.

Friends from  The Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe  visiting Resolana Farms, 2019.

Friends from The Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe visiting Resolana Farms, 2019.

Adelma and Amy discuss Resolana Farms Creative Residency Program on  The Richard Eed’s Show , 2019.

Adelma and Amy discuss Resolana Farms Creative Residency Program on The Richard Eed’s Show, 2019.

Adelma and Amy talk about Resolana Farms on  The Big Show With Honey Harris , July 2019.

Adelma and Amy talk about Resolana Farms on The Big Show With Honey Harris, July 2019.

Adelma on Opening Day of Creative Residencies! July 8, 2019.

Adelma on Opening Day of Creative Residencies! July 8, 2019.

Amy and Adelma at the Mesa, July 2019.

Amy and Adelma at the Mesa, July 2019.

Creative Resident,  Alexandria Bombach , working on a script for her upcoming film, August 2019.

Creative Resident, Alexandria Bombach, working on a script for her upcoming film, August 2019.

Amy and Adelma fixing fences at Resolana Farms, September 2019.

Amy and Adelma fixing fences at Resolana Farms, September 2019.

Creative Resident,  Tara Evonne Trudel l and Adelma, hiking The Shepherd’s Trail at Resolana Farms, September 2019.

Creative Resident, Tara Evonne Trudell and Adelma, hiking The Shepherd’s Trail at Resolana Farms, September 2019.