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    One Civic Plaza,10th floor 
    Albuquerque, NM 87102
     
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    8 - 5 p.m.
     
     
     
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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

     

    We are no longer accepting applications for full-time participants. If you are interested in part-time participation or volunteering please email growthegrowers@gmail.com. For other program information call George Schroeder at (505) 314-0326. 


    Program Partners

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

     

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