Mesa Top Farm

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What they grow Mesa Top Farm raises grass fed cattle for meat, milk, and dairy (they’re in the process of adding a cheese room). They also raise pastured laying hens for eggs, and their crops include summer squash, cucumbers, and year-round salad mix. They practice pesticide-free and hormone-free farming. Where…

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NMFMA’s 20th Annual Conference

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Farmers’ market managers, farm stand owners, farmers, and tribal farmers will be meeting March 8th through 10th in Santa Fe for the New Mexico Farmers’ Marketing Association‘s 20th Annual Conference: Local Food Connects! This will be the first year that tribal farmers will have focused tracks at the conference, along…

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20 Local Staples For Everyday Meals

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Time is always at a premium, which includes time to sit down and plan healthy, affordable meals for the week. One habit that can help make planning a breeze is having reliable kitchen staples on hand, ready to create quick, healthy meals. Check out these 20 local staples and how…

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10 Vegetables To Roast Now

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The approach of fall weather brings to mind classic comfort foods, warm from the oven. Roasting vegetables is one of the easiest ways to get delicious fall flavors reflecting the season, direct from your local farmer to your home table. Directions for roasting vegetables are basically the same and are…

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Preserve Foods to Extend Season

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By Denise Miller / For the Journal Published: Wednesday, September 27, 2017   ALBUQUERQUE, NM — As late summer gracefully sways into early autumn, harvest time continues in New Mexico. This means local farmers are still busting their fannies to bring us the best-tasting fruits and vegetables. Most neighborhood growers’ markets…

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TomatoCulture

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What they grow:  TomatoCulture grows heirloom and open-pollinated tomatoes following permaculture and sustainable farming practices that focus on building soil fertility and taking advantage of nature’s principles. Where they sell:  Downtown Growers’ Market (Albuquerque) on Saturdays from 8 AM to noon Wholesale through the La Montañita Co-op Distribution Center You can also…

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Big Jim Farms

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What they grow:  Big Jim Farms grows GMO-free and naturally raised (organic practices) chile, corn, melons, tomatoes, bell peppers, pecans, plums, apples, and pumpkins.  Where they sell:  Downtown Growers’ Market (Albuquerque) on Saturdays from 8 AM to noon, mid April to early November Santa Fe Farmers’ Market on Saturdays from 8…

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