Food and Farming

Our program works with numerous sustainability-oriented organizations (both for-profit and not-for-profit) in the greater Albuquerque area. Many of our students attend workshops, lectures and tours offered by these organizations, and participate as community volunteers, interns and employees.

Action Buzz Community Garden - Harwood Art Center's Community Development activities engage the arts as a catalyst for generating civic dialogue around social issues, enhancing public spaces, and finding creative ways to improve the quality of life in our communities

AgriCultura Network - A collaboration of South Valley farmers growing para la comunidad

Albuquerque Backyard Farms - Learn simple, easy ways to grow healthy, delicious food in your backyard, or on your porch or terrace

Albuquerque Coop Tour - An annual tour of Albuquerque area chickens, gardens, and more

Albuquerque Old School - Affordable classes in frugal, traditional and sustainable living

Albuquerque Public Schools Growing Gardens Team - Starting gardens at schools throughout the district, and teaching students how to start and maintain gardens in Albuquerque

Alvarado Urban Farm - Creating an environment for Albuquerque residents to grow, nourish, play and learn

Ampersand Sustainable Learning Center - An off-grid demonstration site that explores sustainable living, including permaculture, land restoration, organic gardening, passive solar design, and wise water techniques

Amyo Farms - Superior Quality Produce. No Pesticides, Chemicals, or GMOs.

ARCA Organics - Producing local, organically grown fruits and vegetables, and employing individuals with developmental disabilities whose very special talents enhance all stages of the growing and distribution process

Beneficial Farms CSA - Offering affordable weekly shares of healthy, locally and regionally grown food year round

Bernalillo County Extension Office - Providing information and workshops regarding agriculture (Master Gardener Program), horticulture (Master Composter Program), community development and home economics

Bernalillo County Open Space - Protecting and managing land to benefit people, plants and wildlife, and offering resource-based recreation and environmental education (Backyard Farming Series and Master Naturalist Program)

Chispas Farms - Growing heirloom varieties of fruits and vegetables and maintains a collection of garlic seed for the Seed Savers Exchange

Delicious New Mexico - Connecting, nurturing, and expanding the New Mexico food business community by building networks and supporting innovation and best practices. Facilitating collaboration with New Mexico food growers and suppliers, and creating a strong, sustainable regional food economy.

Dragon Farm at the South Valley Academy - A small pesticide-free farm located on the campus of South Valley Academy

Dreaming New Mexico - Dreaming of an age of low-carbon energy and sustainable food & farming in New Mexico

East Mountain Organic Farm - Offering 100% local and organic produce grown in the East Mountains (seasonal CSA)

Edible Santa Fe - Promoting and celebrating the abundance of local foods in North Central New Mexico

Erda Gardens and Learning Center CSA - Providing fresh, healthy produce in a manner that preserves and enhances local farmland, and building community through shared work, play, education and food

Farm to Table - Promoting locally based agriculture through education, community outreach and networking

Food Corps New Mexico - Through the hands and minds of emerging leaders, FoodCorps strives to give all youth an enduring relationship with healthy food.

Frost Hill Organics - A sustainable farm growing vegetables for our CSA program, farmers markets, and restaurants with the well being of our fields, surrounding environment, and community in mind

Gardeners' Guild - Your resource for growing in extreme Albuquerque environments and in ways that suit your scene

Growing Awareness Urban Farm - An education-based urban farm and micro-business providing high quality, socially concious products

Holistic Management International - Educating people to manage land for a sustainable future

La Montañita Co-op - Your community-owned cooperative grocery, now with a location on UNM campus

La Semilla Food Center - Building a healthy, self-reliant, fair, and sustainable food system in the Paso del Norte region of southern New Mexico and El Paso, Texas

Mid-Region Council of Governments Agriculture Collaborative - Supporting local foods and farms and offering a monthly meeting open to all interested community members

Mo-Gro - The Mobile Grocery - Eliminating “food deserts” in New Mexico so that all communities have access to healthy, affordable, and sustainably sourced foods

Moore Family Farms - A family-run farming providing Albuquerque with the highest quality produce while maintaining a positive relationship with the land, community, and larger ecosystem

New Mexico Farmers' Markets - Each of New Mexico's 50 growers' markets is unique, reflecting the particular character of local cultures, soils and climate

New Mexico Food and Agriculture Policy Council - A democratic organization composed of groups and individuals working on issues around food and agriculture systems; educating and advocating for specific policy recommendations and alternatives at the local, state and national levels

Old Windmill Dairy - A New Mexico artisan and farmstead goat and cow cheese creamery

Project Feed The Hood - A food literacy and community gardening initiative of SWOP (Southwest Organizing Project) that aims to improve community health through education and revival of traditional growing methods

Quivira Coalition - Building resilience by fostering ecological, economic and social health on western landscapes through education, collaboration, and progressive public and private land stewardship

Red Tractor Farm - A women-owned farm that grows chemical-free veggies, flowers and herbs

Rio Grande Community Farm - An urban farm and community garden dedicated to organic food, wildlife and education for Albuquerque

Save New Mexico Seeds - Providing information about protecting New Mexico's seeds from GE contamination

Skarsgard Farms - New Mexico's hub for farm fresh flavors: delivering the best organic produce from the fields to your table (year-round regional CSA)

Soilutions, Inc. - Specializing in composting, foodwaste recycling and permaculture-based landscape design

Sol Harvest Farm - Growing food with soul in Albuquerque's North Valley

South Mountain Dairy - A woman owned farmstead and artisan cheese and yogurt business

South Valley Economic Development Center - Providing facilities, resources, and training to support the development of new and expanding small businesses that will create jobs and foster economic revitalization of the South Valley community, while preserving the heritage and culture of the community

Southwest Marketing Network - Improving the economic viability of limited resource, socially disadvantaged and traditionally underserved farmers, ranchers, and organizations that provide services for producers and communities to preserve and enhance local food systems in the Southwest

Sunflower River Organic Farm - Joyfully creating a sanctuary wherein we embody and promote sustainability, spirituality, adaptability & safety within our selves, community, our land and Gaia

Sunstone Herb Farm - A woman owned and operated diversified farmstead and herbal product business

Tierra Lucero - Creating energy sovereignty for our community through the local production of food and fuel

Urban Store - The Urban Store carries everything you need for urban gardens, gardening supplies, urban chicken coops, composting, rain catchment, solar chargers, solar ovens, and more

Valle Encantado - A community-based farming initiative committed to local, sustainable, and practical growing, harvesting and selling of organic foods and traditional crafts