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The New Mexico Farmers' Marketing Association hosts the following trainings and events. Check back as we add more registration opportunities! 

 
  • Food Safety Training workshops

  • Marketing Workshops for farmers (Coming soon!)

  • NMFMA Annual Conference (for market managers, farmers, and community organizers)

  • Double Up Food Bucks trainings

  • Community Health Worker Trainings
     



Broken Image LOCAL FOOD CONNECTS: 20th ANNUAL CONFERENCE
03/08/18 - 03/10/18



Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, March 8 - 10, 2018
Thursday, March 8th; Noon - 5 PM: Mandatory Double Up Food Bucks Workshop
Friday; 9 AM - 5 PM and Saturday; 8 AM - 2 PM, March 9th and 10th: Local Food Connects 20th Anniversary Conference


LOCATION: Santa Fe Community College (6401 Richards Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87508)

HOTEL: La Quinta Inn (4298 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87507)
For reservations, contact the hotel directly by February 28th to receive the special rate
Call: 800-642-4239 and mention the New Mexico Farmers' Marketing Association.  
Use Confirmation Code: 0660GRONRY462

$66.60: two double beds - $71.10: one king-sized bed

Includes the Bright Side Breakfast
All Double Up Food Bucks Market Managers will receive hotel reimbursement at the conference for Thursday and Friday nights with your hotel receipt. 

Check back for conference updates at:   http://ow.ly/yRgn30hTdqo

For general conference information, contact Catherine Baca, catbaca@farmersmarketsnm.org or 505-983-4010 x3.


Location: Santa Fe Community College
6401 Richards Ave
Sante Fe, NM 87508

Registration ends on March 5, 2018

We're looking forward to seeing everyone!






February 23 Mora Tier 2 Food Safety Training
02/23/18 - 02/23/18


 Food Safety Training - Tier 2
Mora Co-op Building
 February 23, 2018 10 am - 4 pm
 

Create Your Own Food Safety Action Plan


Are your wholesale customers asking to see your food safety plan?  Are you considering a food safety certification like GAP?  This Tier 2, intermediate workshop will walk you through completing a farm food safety risk assessment. This risk assessment will be customized to your farm, and will act as your operations manual to ensure continuous improvement and implementation of food safety practices. 

Your completed risk assessment will be benchmarked to the Harmonized GAP standard, preparing you for our Tier 3 training, if you want to achieve GAP certification. The workshop will be led by local Extension Agents and food safety specialists. Please bring a laptop if you would like to complete your risk assessment in Excel. 


Lunch and materials are included. 

COST FOR ATTENDANCE: This training is FREE for members of the New Mexico Farmers' Marketing Association (NMFMA). Annual NMFMA membership for individual farmers is $25 and includes trainings and many other benefits. 
Location: Mora Co-op
Cleveland, NM


Register Now for the February 7, 2018 Tier 2 Food Safety Training!




Lunch will be provided. Please bring a laptop if you have one.
The class will take place in the Mora Co-op building. The address and directions will be sent in a confirmation email.
Thank you!

Contact Anita at Anita@farmersmarketsnm.org or at 412-477-4686 with any questions.



March 22 Santa Fe On Farm Food Safety Training
03/22/18 - 03/22/18


Food Safety Training
Hosted by: TBD
March 22, 9 am - 3 pm


FOOD SAFETY IS GOOD BUSINESS!
Whether you are new to food safety concepts, would like to learn more about how the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) will impact you, or are thinking about having a third party audit, this introductory training will help you assess your understanding of food safety.

You will leave the training with a basic understanding of what food safety Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) look like on a farm, and next steps for your own farm. The workshop will also ready you for Tier 2 and Tier 3 training where you create a custom food safety plan for your farm, and prepare for a third party audit or produce safety rule compliance. Trainings are conducted by local specialists and extension agents.

Lunch and materials are included.

COST FOR ATTENDANCE: This training is FREE for current members of the New Mexico Farmers' Marketing Association (NMFMA). Annual NMFMA membership for individual farmers is $25 and includes trainings and many other benefits. This is a discounted membership price.
Scholarships and travel stipends are available, please inquire.



Register Now for the March 22 Santa Fe Food Safety Training!