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For the most up-to-date information regarding the status of your favorite farmers' market or farm stand, contact them directly. Contact information for each can be found under "Find a Market."

ROUND TWO OF THE LOCAL FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN RESPONSE FUND IS NOW CLOSED

The application deadline was June 28th at midnight. But read more about the grants inEnglish andSpanish PDFs (note that the link to access the online application is imbedded in each PDF).


FIND NEW MEXICO CSAs

To find our most recent listing of New Mexico’s CSAs headhere. Be sure to contact each CSA to learn whether they have openings for new customers


COVID-19 UPDATE

March 23rd’s Public Health Order allows farmers’ markets and other outlets that sell locally grown and produced food to remain open because they have been deemed “Essential Businesses.”

Read thePublic Health Order for a complete list of Essential Businesses.

ReadNew Mexico Farmers’ Market and Producer Guidelines (March 27).

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Questa Farmers Market: COVID-19 Relief Fund Recipient

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A recent partnership between the Questa Farmers Market and the North Central Food Pantry has been providing fresh, local produce to families hardest hit by the recent economic challenges in Questa, New Mexico. With an $8,000 grant they received from the New Mexico Farmers’ Marketing Association’s (NMFMA) COVID-19 Local Food…

MoGro Mobile Grocery: COVID-19 Relief Fund Recipient

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For Albuquerque’s MoGro Mobile Grocery, a nonprofit mobile grocery project and sliding-scale CSA serving vulnerable New Mexico families, the ongoing food access crisis caused by the pandemic is an urgent call-to-action. Armed with $13,000 in grant support from the New Mexico Farmers’ Marketing Association’s (NMFMA) COVID-19 Local Food Supply Chain…

Reunity Resources: COVID-19 Relief Fund Recipient

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“A grandmother raising three grandchildren and working night shifts so she can be with them during the day…a single parent working an essential yet minimum-wage job…an hourly employee who had plentiful work one day and none the next.” This is how Juliana Ciana describes recipients of Reunity Resources’ food donation…

Rely on Local Farmers to Supply Safe, Fresh Food

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The COVID-19 crisis is teaching us how valuable a local food supply really is. It goes beyond supporting a local economy, which sometimes doesn’t seem to directly impact our families or day-to-day lives. Now we’re learning that a local food supply is more than a vague concept: It’s a necessity,…

Chop, Mince, or Dice? 20 Frequently Used Recipe Terms to Learn Today

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We live in a time when recipes are everywhere, yet fewer people cook meals at home than ever before. We’re cooking less not only because it’s tough to put a balanced meal on the table after work, but also because many lack the knowledge necessary to know what all of those instructions…

Insights from Traditional Farming Practices

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Ancestral peoples of the southwest knew how to deal with shifting and unpredictable climate patterns. For thousands of years they learned about and adapted to changes in terrain and moisture patterns, and selected their domesticated and wild food plants accordingly. Many of their techniques are still practiced today by the…

From Broth to Stew, What’s the Difference?

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No one is born knowing how to cook. Like everything else, cooking must be learned including the tools, techniques, and terminology that go along with the craft. The terminology can sometimes be confusing, especially when definitions provided by online sources conflict or are unclear. Is it bouillon or stock? Broth…

Wide Range of Squash Varieties Make Fall Great

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BY DENISE MILLER / FOR THE JOURNAL Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 If there are any vegetables that announce October, winter squash and pumpkins are at the top of the list. Acorn, butternut and spaghetti squash are great fall staples, and at growers’ markets, you can also find less common varieties,…

Celebrate Fresh, Local Produce

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BY DENISE MILLER / FOR THE JOURNAL Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 at 12:02am   In case you’ve blinked, it’s August. And that means there are at least five things related to local food you might want to know about: 1) National Farmers’ Market Week is happening this week; 2) It’s…

Stone Fruit Ripe for the Picking

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BY DENISE MILLER / FOR THE JOURNAL Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 The Fourth of July signals that summer has officially arrived. You can also tell by the exponentially expanding variety and volume of locally grown produce that is now appearing each week at your local growers’ market. What should you…

Radishes Still a Favorite Find at Local Markets

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Denise Miller for the Albuquerque Journal Wednesday, June 19, 2019 Local Food Spotlight When it comes to buying food, summer screams for regular visits to your local growers’ market. May and June have been cooler, wetter and windier than usual in New Mexico, and that means that some cool weather…

Apogee Spirulina

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What they grow: Nicholas Petrovic at Apogee Spirulina grows spirulina — an edible and nutritious blue-green algae — in Santa Fe using the small-scale French artisan method, which Nic went to France specifically to learn. While spirulina does not currently fall under organic certification (Nic is working to change that),…

Mountain Flower Farm

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What they grow: Anne Sommariva at Mountain Flower Farm grows pesticide-free asparagus, cucumbers, summer squash, fresh herbs, sweet corn, melons, butternut squash, celery root, gourds, and plenty of flowers.   Where they sell: You can find Anne’s flowers and produce at Santa Fe Farmers’ Market.   Contact information: Website: www.mountain-flowerfarm.com Email Anne…

Revolution Farm

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What they grow: Alex Pino at Revolution Farm grows a fresh lettuce mix; cauliflower and radishes; greens like kale and chard; and winter squashes, including butternut, Delicata, and Japanese heirloom Red Kuri. He also specializes in heirloom garlic, which he turns into high quality garlic powder. Alex uses organic principles, minimal…

Tres Hermanas Farm

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What they grow: Tres Hermanas Farm in Albuquerque grows summer crops like eggplant, tomatoes, peppers, okra, turnips, carrots, African eggplants, amaranth, and more. In fact, amaranth is one of their signature crops and their previous Farm Manager Zoey Fink offers some tips on cooking with amaranth: “You can pick the greens…