New Mexico

New Mexico State University Extension

Providing the people, farmers and ranchers of New Mexico with practical, research-based knowledge and programs to improve their quality of life.

We specialize in:

  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Research, Technical Assistance, & Education
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers
  • Resources for Farmworkers / Migrant Workers
  • Resources for Tribal Farmers & Ranchers

We can also help you with:

  • Resources for BIPOC Farmers
  • Resources for Women Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • New Mexico

National Center for Frontier Communities

We empower small, remote areas for equal advantage to larger communities. We support people and programs by raising awareness, leading discourse on issues, sharing resources and information, and actively engaging with policymakers, agencies and the public.

The National Center for Frontier Communities is engaged in a number of programs on the national, state and local levels: Advocacy, Frontier Food Systems, Southwest NM Food Hub, Prevent Substance Abuse, Non-Profit Resources, and more.

 

We specialize in:

  • Farm Stress
  • Resources for BIPOC Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Institutional & Wholesale Markets
  • Resources for Tribal Farmers & Ranchers

We work in these areas:

  • National
  • New Mexico

La Platzita Institute

We are a 501(c)(3) community organization with initiatives to engage vulnerable youth and families to improve the following focus areas:

  • Cultural Restorative Justice
  • Agriculture, Conservation, Community Revitalization, Economic Self-Sustainability 
  • Community Learning, Non-Traditional Leadership, Social Enterprise
  • Traditional and Spiritual Healing
  • Racial Equity, Health and Family Wellness
  • Community Engagement and Collective Impact

We specialize in:

  • Resources for BIPOC Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Resources for Hispanic/Latinx Farmers/Farmworkers

We work in these areas:

  • New Mexico

Farm to Table – New Mexico

Farm to Table enhances marketing opportunities for farmers; encourages family farming, farmers’ markets and the preservation of agricultural traditions; informs public policy; and, furthers understanding of the links between farming, food, health and local economies.

Guided by our core value, Farm to Table focuses on community capacity building strategies that empower individuals, families, enterprises, and groups to effectively address place-based solutions through policy development, advocacy, and social enterprise facilitation that support access to affordable, nutritious and culturally relevant foods while creating livelihood opportunities for families.

We specialize in:

  • Institutional & Wholesale Markets

We can also help you with:

  • Direct Marketing Assistance

We work in these areas:

  • New Mexico

New Mexico State University Extension AgrAbility

“The New Mexico AgrAbility Project is a partnership of New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension, New Mexico Technology Assistance Program, Mandy’s Farm (501 (c)(3) nonprofit disability organization) and the University of New Mexico-Occupational Therapy Graduate Program.

AgrAbility is a grant program of the United States Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture to assist farmers, food growers, and farm family members who have been impacted by a disability, chronic health issue, or aging issue that is limiting participation in production agriculture.

The New Mexico AgrAbility Project serves every New Mexico county with on the farm technical assistance, educational information, referral to resources, and networking activities to build value for New Mexico’s agricultural community.”

We specialize in:

  • Crisis Assistance
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Industrial Ag Issues
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers
  • Resources for Hispanic/Latinx Farmers/Farmworkers
  • Resources for Underserved Farmers

We can also help you with:

We work in these areas:

  • New Mexico

New Mexico State Dairy Extension

Providing information, technology and sound science to and regarding the dairy industry in New Mexico.

We specialize in:

  • Financial & Business Planning
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We can also help you with:

We work in these areas:

  • New Mexico

FoodCorps

FoodCorps is a national service organization that seeks to reverse childhood obesity by increasing vulnerable children’s knowledge of, engagement with, and access to healthy food. The centerpiece of our work is an AmeriCorps public service program that recruits young leaders for a year of service in high-obesity, limited-resource communities.

We specialize in:

We can also help you with:

  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • Connecticut
  • Iowa
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Mississippi
  • Montana
  • New Mexico
  • North Carolina
  • Oregon

Center of Southwest Culture, Inc.

Through our Community Development Center (CODECE), we provide Indigenous and Latino farmers with technical assistance through one-on-one consultations, trainings and ongoing support in business and financial functions and management, implementation of regenerative organic farming techniques, and branding and marketing strategies.

We specialize in:

We can also help you with:

We work in these areas:

  • New Mexico

Rocky Mountain Farmers Union (RMFU)

Rocky Mountain Farmers Union is a progressive, grassroots organization dedicated to: achieving profitability for family farmers and ranchers; promoting stewardship of land and water resources; delivering safe healthy food to consumers; and strengthening rural communities through education, legislation and cooperation. RMFU also runs a Cooperative Development Center.

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Farm Energy Options
  • Financial & Business Planning

We can also help you with:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Farm Land Access & Succession Planning
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Legal Help & Mediation Services
  • Resources for Underserved Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • Colorado
  • New Mexico
  • Wyoming

International Center for Appropriate and Sustainable Technology (iCAST)

iCAST offers turn-key services in sustainable agriculture focused on Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Waste Utilization. iCAST specializes in a) technical and economic feasibility analysis, b) business plan development, c) process design, d) project implementation and management, and e) grant funding and market-based financing. iCAST partners with farmers and rural communities to develop solutions that are sustainable. iCAST projects use local resources for local benefit.

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Farm Energy Options
  • Financial & Business Planning
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Industrial Ag Issues
  • Institutional & Wholesale Markets
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers
  • Resources for Underserved Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • Colorado
  • Kansas
  • New Mexico
  • Wyoming