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Success Stories from the Field: NM Guide to Business & Financial Resources for Food System Entrepreneurs

Meet several of NM’s successful food and farming entrepreneurs in our regional food system as they tell their stories about facing their challenges with innovations. This Guide features New Mexico’s pilot micro-lending programs, alternative financial institutions, transferable tax credits for agricultural lands placed into conservation easements, and business development services specifically for farmers, ranchers, value-added producers, processors, distributors, and retail food stores. Learn More> We have also included state and federal food and farming grant and loan programs, “how to” guidance for developing business, marketing, and financial plans, and a directory for finding the right person or organization in the state to assist you with your enterprise development needs.

To order your Guide – Pay by credit/debit card through PayPal (link to PayPal). Then email Tawnya at with your request and your shipping information, include:  Name, Mailing Address, number of Guides you paid for, email or phone number to confirm your order.

You may also pay by Check.  Make Check payable to Farm to Table and write Guide in Memo field.

Expect delivery within 7 business days.

If you wish to join the NM Finance for Food & Farming Working Group for updates and trainings, send your request to and tell us about your areas of interest.


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