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    One Civic Plaza,10th floor 
    Albuquerque, NM 87102
     
    Phone: 
    (505) 468-7000
     
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    Monday - Friday
    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

     

    Bernalillo County is accepting applications for 2018. Click here for an application. For more information, call 505-314-0399.


    Program Partners

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

     

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    • Pickleball offered Monday through Friday at the Los Vecinos Community Center. For more information, call (505) 314-0240.
      Location:
      478 NM-333, Tijeras
      Time:
      1/17/2018 9:00 AM - 1/17/2018 12:00 PM

    • Enjoy Pickleball for those ages 50 +. Free on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from noon to 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Call (505) 468-7341 for more info.
      Location:
      South Valley Multi-Purpose Senior Center, 2008 Larrazolo SW
      Time:
      1/17/2018 12:00 PM - 1/17/2018 4:30 PM

    • Join us Wednesdays from 12:30 to 4 p.m. for a tin class for those ages 50 +. Class size is limited to 20 and all participants must bring their own tools. Questions? call (505) 468-7341.
      Location:
      South Valley Multi-Purpose Senior Center, 2008 Larrazolo SW
      Time:
      1/17/2018 12:30 PM - 1/17/2018 4:00 PM

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