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

Bring the Harvest Home


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.


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.


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.

Grilled Corn: Four Ways

Mixed Greens Pesto

Asparagus and Pheasant Egg Salad

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…

Margery Sweet, field manager at the South Valley Chispas farm, pauses between rows of spigarello.

Spigarello poised to replace kale as go-to green veggie

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By Denise Miller / For the Journal Published: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — It’s hard to say where Marjory Sweet looks happier. Is it in the field when she bends down to uncover a row of budding spigarello or in her kitchen where she casually tends the sauté pan?…

Cedar plank salmon, quinoa and rice pilaf with string beans and carrots, topped with fresh relish. (Denise Miller/For the Albuquerque Journal)

Chef creates better flavors with local vegetables

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By Denise Miller / For the Journal Published: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 We’re all still learning how to make locally grown and raised foods a significant part of our diet, but Executive Chef Chris Pope at Zinc Wine Bar & Bistro has some pretty clear ideas of how to make…

New Mexico True Certified

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The New Mexico Tourism Department is proud to announce the launch of the New Mexico True Certified program, an initiative that will allow select New Mexico businesses to leverage the hugely popular New Mexico True brand to build their product’s recognition and amplify their existing marketing message. The New Mexico…

Customers purchase fresh produce at the Perfect Produce stand at the Las Cruces Farmers & Crafts Market. Local farmers as well as recipients of the food stamp incentive program benefit. (Photo: Polo Orta / For the Sun-News)

Double Up Food Bucks program stretches family food dollar

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BY ALEXIA SEVERSON, LAS CRUCES SUN-NEWS PUBLISHED: JULY 13TH, 2016   “There’s always fruit in the fridge now and now I cook with fresh vegetables instead of buying them frozen,” Acosta-Lombino said. Acosta-Lombino said she tries to visit the farmers market in downtown Las Cruces to stock up on produce every Saturday. “If I…


Fresh food program for low-income families emerging in Taos

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BY CODY HOOKS FOR THE TAOS NEWS PUBLISHED: JULY 8TH, 2016 One of Taos’ greatest assets is its deep agricultural tradition. But organic, healthy, local food can sometimes be pricey, especially for low-income families on tight budgets and with limited time to shop around. A growing program, Double Up Food Bucks, empowers people on…

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