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Black Health New Mexico: COVID-19 Relief Fund Recipient

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Over the last two years, Black Health New Mexico (BHNM), an Albuquerque-based nonprofit, partnered with local farmers to offer a delivery community supported agriculture (CSA) system from their Farm to Table program. The program specifically served Black families hardest-hit by the pandemic and was assisted by a $15,000 grant from…

Seeded Sisters: COVID-19 Relief Fund Recipient

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Seeded Sisters, an Indigenous, women-run farmer collective based in the Jemez Pueblo, served their community covering the areas of food, health, hygiene and more. With $15,000 grant from the New Mexico Farmers’ Marketing Association’s (NMFMA) COVID-19 Local Food Supply Chain Response Fund and the help of committed community partners, the…

Zitro Farms: COVID-19 Relief Fund Recipient

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In the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Anjel Ortiz focused on fulfilling Zitro Farms’ mission of educating younger generations on how to eat locally grown and make a living off the land. With $6,000 in grant funding from the New Mexico Farmers’ Marketing Association’s COVID-19 Local Supply Chain Response Fund,…

Agriculture Implementation Research & Education: COVID-19 Relief Fund Recipient

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By building strong partnerships with local farmers and organizations, Agriculture Implementation Research & Education (AIRE) addressed the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic challenges affecting farms and families through their expanded Growing Community Now CSA, with support from a $15,000 grant from the New Mexico Farmers’ Marketing Association’s (NMFMA) COVID-19 Local Food Supply…

A Legacy of Preservation: Fabiola Cabeza de Baca Gilbert

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This month we are honoring Fabiola Cabeza de Baca Gilbert, a New Mexico Cooperative Extension pioneer who documented local culture and preserved local recipes more than 75 years ago. Even today, her documentation of food and culture can continue to inspire New Mexicans to nourish themselves by eating culturally relevant…

GoodFoodNM at the Corrales Growers’ Market

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Corrales Growers’ Market is going on its third year keeping connected to its customers using GoodFoodNM, the New Mexico Farmers’ Marketing Association’s text messaging program, which sends weekly in-season market reminders to subscribing customers of New Mexico farmers’ markets, farm stands, and CSAs, along with tips on seasonal eating, local…

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…

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…