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The Cultivating Bernalillo County Grow the Growers program is a comprehensive farm training and business acceleration initiative designed to attract new and emerging farmers into professional food production. Bernalillo County and its program partners are committed to strengthening the local food economy by nurturing the next generation of food entrepreneurs by providing the following support:

 

Internship Phase

  • One year of practical in-field/on-farm experience
  • Educational workshops
  • Paid stipends for full-time interns

 

Business Incubation Phase

  • Up to four years of continued access to affordable land and water on County Open Space
  • Ongoing mentoring for small business development
  • Continuing education opportunities

 

Independent Business Phase

  • Long term access to land and water through agricultural conservation easements

 

Bernalillo County is accepting applications for 2018. Click here for an application. For more information, call 505-314-0399.


Program Partners

 Bernalillo County, New Mexico State University, McCune Foundation, Thornburg Foundation, Middle Rio Grande Council of Governments

 

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  • Learn how to save money and be creative when selecting materials that will make your own site stand out. Participants will also present their own landscape plans specific to their space to spur on additional ideas gleaned from the Landscape for Life course. This event is free, however registration is required by clicking the attached link.
    Location:
    Gutierrez-Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta Blvd. SW
    Time:
    4/21/2018 9:00 AM - 4/21/2018 12:00 PM

  • Pickleball offered Monday through Friday at the Los Vecinos Community Center. For more information, call (505) 314-0240.
    Location:
    478 NM-333, Tijeras
    Time:
    4/21/2018 9:00 AM - 4/21/2018 12:00 PM

  • Learn how to save money and be creative when selecting materials that will make your own site stand out. Participants will also present their own landscape plans specific to their space to spur on additional ideas gleaned from the Landscape for Life course. This event is free, however registration is required by clicking the attached link.
    Location:
    Gutierrez-Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta Blvd. SW
    Time:
    4/21/2018 9:00 AM - 4/21/2018 12:00 PM

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