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Local Food NM added a discussion to the group Slow and Local Foods

Water...is good for agriculture.

Find out what's up with water resources in the mid-region.  10am Wednesday June 10th at 809 Copper Avenue, NW.  Meet the State Engineer, the head of the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District and the head of UNM's Utton Center on Water Law.  See More
Jun 9, 2015
Local Food NM posted a status
"Come hear the Water Wonks! Wednesday June 10th at MRCOG. http://www.mrcog-nm.gov"
Jun 9, 2015
Local Food NM posted an event

2013 Local Food Festival & Field Day at Gutierrez-Hubbell House (South Valley)

October 13, 2013 from 11am to 4pm
Celebrating Food from the Ground Upwww.localfoodnm.orgThe Local Food Festival and Field Day is an annual event highlighting local food and agriculture in our region. The festival is organized by the MRCOG Agriculture Collaborative in partnership with Bernalillo County Open Space and a variety of local groups and organizations.The continued success of this event…See More
Oct 9, 2013
Local Food NM posted a discussion

Local Jobs in "Local Food" (January 2013)

Reposted from the Ag Collaborative blog:1)  Development Director @ Rio Grande Community Farm (RGCF)To bolster the Farm's current programming, and build capacity for future growth, the Rio Grande Community Farm (RGCF) is now hiring a Development Director! Do you know someone who is passionate about local food production, deeply connected with the Albuquerque…See More
Jan 16, 2013
DIANE MARTIN liked Local Food NM's event Local Food + Ag Policy with Pam Roy (Ag Collaborative Monthly Meeting)
Nov 11, 2012
Local Food NM posted an event

Local Food + Ag Policy with Pam Roy (Ag Collaborative Monthly Meeting) at MRCOG offices

November 14, 2012 from 9am to 10:30am
As usual, this meeting is free and open to the public!DATE/TIME: Wed, November 14th, 9:00am-10:30am.LOCATION:  MRCOG offices located at 809 Copper Ave NW.For more information: Contact Ann Simon at (505) 724-3617 or at  asimon@mrcog-nm.gov. Pam Roy, Director of NM Food & Agriculture Policy Council, will lead a…See More
Nov 7, 2012
Eric Castillo is attending Local Food NM's event

Local Food Festival & Field Day at Gutierrez Hubbell House

October 14, 2012 from 11am to 4pm
2012: A Celebration of History, Culture and FarmingIn honor of the New Mexico State Centennial, this year's theme will be "A Celebration of History, Culture and Farming".This event will be free and open to the public.Watch for more details!CALL FOR VENDORSInterested in being a vendor or having an info table at the festival? SIGN UP HERE!  CALL FOR VOLUNTEERSGet involved with a great community…See More
Oct 13, 2012
Local Food NM posted an event

Pie Contest! @ Local Food Festival (FREE registration) at Gutierrez Hubbell House,

October 14, 2012 from 11am to 4pm
Calling all pie enthusiasts! FREE registration now--no more fee to enter! We need contestants for the pie contest! Sign up now: http://www.ediblecommunities.com/santafe/ This year at the Local Food Festival, Edible Santa Fe is hosting a pie contest. We need you to make it happen! So grab that favorite recipe, get your ingredients together and get us your pie on Sunday! You might just win your 15 minutes of fame with your recipe published…See More
Oct 9, 2012

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Where I Live:
Downtown Albuquerque
About Me:
We are the Agriculture Collaborative, which is organized by the Mid-Region Council of Governments.
Favorite Thing(s) About Albuquerque:
Local food and culture
My Website:

Do you love the fresh taste of locally grown food?
Do you know where to find locally grown foods year round?
Do you want to be a part of our regional local food movement?

If you are a locavore or want to know how to become one, then you've come to the right place.

The Agriculture Collaborative is currently working on a variety of projects related to local foods:
- WEBSITE: www.localfoodnm.org

- Local Food Blog

- Attend the monthly Agriculture Collaborative meetings

- Local Foods Maps - find out where to eat, buy and grow local

- Sign up for our monthly e-newsletter, Local Food Connections

- Join us on Facebook

- Looking for land to farm, or looking for someone to farm your land or perhaps intern with your existing farm operation? Look no further, check out the Central New Mexico LandLink- a database of land and ag-related opportunities.

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Canning? Yes You Can!

Posted on October 29, 2009 at 8:00am 3 Comments

(Note: We've invited Patricia to follow this discussion so that she may address your food preservation questions!)

The apples are falling off the trees and you still have a bag of tomatoes left from that summer garden. Or, perhaps you’re seeing big bargains on berries at the store and would have a hand in the jam you spread on your toast each morning. What to do? Can it!

Just think of all the pricy gourmet food items that… Continue

Albuquerque Area Food Gardening Network!

Posted on November 21, 2008 at 4:34pm 0 Comments

The weather may be a bit chilly this time of year, but community gardens are a hot topic right now. From backyard growers to government agencies, the promotion of community-based gardens is gaining in popularity - and its happening right here in the Albuquerque area!

We recently learned of the following meeting, aimed at the formation a food gardening network for the Albuquerque area:

Join the UNM Research Service Learning… Continue

Local food Google maps: eat more local more often

Posted on September 12, 2008 at 3:17pm 1 Comment

The Mid-Region Council of Governments' Agriculture Collaborative has created a series of online maps to serve as your guide for eating more local more often. The following maps are currently available online:…


Weekend for chickens and garlic

Posted on June 20, 2008 at 11:19am 6 Comments

What do garlic and chickens have in common. Well, cooked together they make a great meal, but separately they are the themes for two local community events this Saturday.

Don't miss the first ever Albuquerque Chicken Coop Tour organized by members of ABQ Urban Chickens here on DCF. Come get ideas on how to start your own backyard flock by touring 7 coops courtesy of Albuquerque backyard chicken keepers. Then get your… Continue

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At 11:29pm on September 12, 2010, Crista said…
Hey, I love local food, Is there anyone at this group? I sent a "friend request" in March... no reply yet... I't September. I know things are slow in the big Q, but, well thats really, really slow.
At 8:23am on March 6, 2008, chantal said…
Hey love that you're here! Can't wait for your Google Map...

Also with Easter coming up, do you have a list of local food resources? Might be fun to do a story on local egg producers...

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