Promoting Locally Based Agriculture Through Education, Community Outreach, and Networking
In This Issue
Program Highlights

New Mexico Food and 
Agriculture Policy Council (NMFAPC)

You can help us get more local food into school meals!  

 

Please contact members of the Senate Finance Committee and voice your support for $1.44 million for NM-grown produce for school meals.

Getting Ready for the
Growing Season

Farm to Cafeteria
Production Planning:

Chama (above), Santa Fe (below)




As part of the Farm to Cafeteria and Farm to Restaurant programs, we've facilitated three planning meetings in Chama, Santa Fe, and Socorro for local farmers and buyers to coordinate the varieties and quantities of fruits and vegetables needed for the year!

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SW Marketing Network, is partnering with La Semilla Food Center in the annual
La Semilla Food Summit  
April 7-9 in Las Cruces!

Join us for farm tours, cooking & gardening demos, and learn more about local farm to school programs For more information
email La Semilla.
 
Farm to Table is a host site of FoodCorps

FoodCorps Service Site Applications are due March 12th.

FoodCorps Service and Fellow Applications are due March 24th.

more info

  

The next FoodCorps service site  based training will be in conjunction with the Spring La Semilla Food Summit.  



Farm to Table in Partnership with the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union presented an award to the family of the late Speaker of the House Ben Lujan thanking and honoring the Speaker for his work on behalf of NM farmers.




Thank you, April Martinez
and Ivan Concha
for creating this beautiful
mural for Farm to Table!
March 2013
Greetings!
 
Happy Spring!

Read here about some of the work we've been doing over the winter with local farmers, chefs, and schools to prep for another fantastic New Mexico growing season. And stay tuned, we've got a new website on the way! 

Also, don't miss your opportunity to get a personally signed copy of the book, Legendary Locals of Santa Fe, featuring our very own legend: Pam Roy!  
 
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Big News

Farm to School 
Educational
Activities

Application Now Available!

Get support for your Farm to School related activity in New Mexico and receive training and/or direct resources from Farm to Table! Farm to School educational activities aim to further a student's curiosity of the world of horticulture, and the connection that fresh fruits and vegetables have to help kids bodies grow strong and healthy.

Examples of activities can include: school and community gardens, creating pollinator-friendly garden environments, farmers visiting schools, field trips to farms, taste testing events, culinary, nutrition and health education that have a locally-produced-foods focus.
This project is supported by:

Nirvana Maņana
  Institute    
Healthy People-Healthy Places Convergence 
Friday, March 22, 2013  
9:30 am - 2:30 pm 
Albuquerque 
 
Farm to Table is partnering with the Con Alma Health Foundation and others to host a convergence of representatives from nonprofits, government agencies, and other businesses to
increase access to healthy foods and improve health through policies and environmental changes in NM.   
 
To learn more and to Register to attend click here 
 

Farm to Table's
New Website is Coming!
    
A BIG THANK YOU to our website designers, Trafficdeveloper, for choosing Farm to Table as their non-profit organization of the year! Chris Kramer and Janine Pearson have helped us take our complex work at Farm to Table and map it out into a user-friendly, accessible and understandable website!

The site will go live next week and we'll be sure to let you know when you can get clicking.


Farm to Table Executive Director  
Pamela Roy 
 Featured as Legendary Local!
 
Join Farm to Table at the: 
Book-Signing and Launch of  
Sunday, March 17th 
2:00 to 4:00 PM.  
Community Room,
Genoveva Chavez Community Center

3221 W. Rodeo Road 

Mayor David Coss will be there to read the proclamation, "Legendary Locals of Santa Fe Day." Entertainment will be provided by Group Zia and refreshments will be served.

Both historical and contemporary people are profiled in this publication, including our very own, Pam Roy!   

Help secure the work we do here at Farm to Table by making a tax-deductible donation

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Thank you!
-The Farm to Table Team

Staff:
Pam Roy, Executive Director & NMFAPC Coordinator
Le Adams, Farm to School Program Director
Tawnya Laveta, Programs Director
Nelsy Dominguez, Philanthropic & Community Engagement
Kathleen Gonzalez, Communications Coordinator
Shauna Woodworth, Farm to Cafeteria Coordinator
Nina Yozell-Epstein, Farm to Restaurant Coordinator

Consultants:
Loretta McGrath, Pollinator Partners Program Director
Marion Kalb, Policy Specialist
Clark de Schweinitz, Advisor & NMFAPC Chair
Elvis Bitsilly, SW Native Communities Liaison

Board:
Elizabeth Hetrick, Chair
Christina Dominguez-Eshelman
, Member
Ron Hale
, Member
Jeannie Benally
, Member

Kristi N. Silva, Member

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