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Farmers' Market and Vendor Guidelines During COVID-19 Crisis
Read the most recent Public Health Order from October 15, 2021, here.
Read the Public Health Order from September 15, 2021, here.
Read the Public Health Order from August 17, 2021, here.
Read the May 21, 2021, COVID-Safe Practices for Individuals and Employers here.
New Mexico Grown Approved Supplier Program
If you are a grower interested in selling your locally grown food to New Mexico schools, senior centers or early childhood sites, consider becoming an Approved Supplier. Deadlines (to be confirmed) for the FY22-23 school year are:
- Priority deadline: March 1, 2022. For returning vendors and open to new vendors, Vendors will be approved to sell by June 1, 2022.
- Secondary deadline: June 1, 2022. Vendors will be approved by September 1, 2022.
- Rolling Approval deadline: Available to prospective vendors on a case-by-case basis.
If you will be selling to the schools during the 2022-2023 school year as a NEW vendor, you must complete an approved food safety training course. See a list of training options here.
After completing an approved food safety training course, you can apply to become an Approved Supplier by using one of these applications:
These resources are also available on the PED website.
For more information contact:
Farmer Programs Coordinator