Brianna Wilson | KOB

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — If you don’t know what Heritage Farm is, you’re not alone.

“Look, I just want to be honest, a lot of people don’t even know what we have now,” said Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller.

But, with a voter-approved $12.2 million upgrade coming to an 11-acre park inside the ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden, the City of Albuquerque hopes to change that.

“It’s going to be a testament to deeply rooted, important farming techniques that have been used in the Rio Grande Valley for, you know, really since time immemorial, when we think about our Indigenous cultures,” Keller said.

The mayor said they are also going to grow food that will actually be fed to the zoo animals.

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