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Farmers' Market and Vendor Guidelines During COVID-19 Crisis
Read the September 15, 2021, Public Health Order here.
Read the August 17, 2021, Public Health Order 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