The New Mexico Farmers’ Marketing Association is devoted to supporting farming and locally produced foods in every New Mexico community.

Bring the Harvest Home

Farmers

Who grows the food in your community? We believe farmers should be able to stay on their land, keep water and seeds in production, and preserve agricultural knowledge. Meet some of our state’s best growers, ranchers and food producers at your local farmers’ market, and find out what’s in season for your home-cooked meals.

Families

Who enjoys fresh, healthy food in your community? We believe every New Mexico family deserves access to fresh food. That’s why a variety of NMFMA programs are dedicated to ensuring children, seniors, and the underserved have access to fresh food available at their local farmers’ markets, along with supporting education.

Community

What makes your community flourish? We believe that supporting local growers, ranchers and food producers preserves cultural identity and traditions, along with creating valuable community gathering places. Supporting local food producers also keeps important food dollars circulating in our hometowns where it is needed most.

Quick & Easy Fall Burrito Bowl

Honey-roasted Green Chiles with Eggplant

Grilled Corn: Four Ways

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Potatoes are king at Boxcar Farms

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By Denise Miller / For the Journal Published: Wednesday, September 28, 2016   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — “What I say is that, if a man really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow.” – A.A. Milne That is a sentiment with which Kristen Davenport of Boxcar Farms…

Aaron Silverblatt-Buser in his greenhouse.Avocado and red chile at Silver Leaf Farms. (Dean Hanson/Journal)

Brothers innovate on Corrales farm

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By Denise Miller / For the Journal Published: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The best cucumbers you have ever tried, butter lettuce as sweet as its name, heirloom tomatoes that taste purple and basil so bright that one leaf carries the essence. At Silver Leaf Farms in Corrales,…

gbs052316s/FOOD -- Rattail radishes with greens and tempered butter dipped radishes, bottom, chunky radishes with fresh bread and butter. (Greg Sorber/Albuquerque Journal

Humble radish earns star billing

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By Denise Miller / For the Journal Published: Wednesday, June 22, 2016   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Perhaps the most extraordinary thing about eating food that has just come out of the ground is that everything tastes spectacular. Enter Seth Matlick’s radishes. Who knew that the unassuming radish could be the…

Annual Conference

Register for the 2017 NMFMA Annual Conference Now!

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The New Mexico Farmers’ Marketing Association is excited to sponsor our 19th Annual Conference, which will be held March 10th and 11th in Santa Fe! The mandatory Double Up Food Bucks workshop will be held on March 9th. Register here by March 3rd! Break open your creative box and envision the possibilities for your farmer’s market, farm stand, farmers, and community! This…

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“Grow the Growers” Farm Training and Business Incubator Program

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Bernalillo County is committed to strengthening the local food economy by creating job opportunities, nurturing the next generation of farmers, and increasing the availability of locally grown food throughout the county. Grow The Growers (GTG) is a farm training and business incubator program created to attract new and emerging farmers into…

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New Mexico Organic Certification Program

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New Mexico Organic Certification Program – White Paper Prepared for the Thornburg Foundation January 2017 Executive Summary According to the New Mexico Department of Agriculture (NMDA), organic food sales in New Mexico are currently around $40 million per year and there are over 150 organic certified operations (farms, processors, handlers,…

NMFMA Resources

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