Hybrid Local Food Summit for Northwest New Mexico

Hybrid Local Food Summit for Northwest New Mexico

Previously Held July 13 - 16, 2021
Online and the Harvest Food HUB
The 2021 NWNM Local Food Summit will be held July 13-16, 2021 with a variety of options to engage with our local food system. The conference theme is Local Food is for Everyone! and will guide participants through the food system developments, challenges, and opportunities facing our region.

Event Information

Online and the Harvest Food HUB
310 West Animas Street
Bonnie Hopkins
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The virtual conference is free and open to all participants. Participants may register for the in-person farm tour. Registering for the Local Food Summit will automatically make you a local food champion and you will receive event updates and details throughout the Summit.

Registration and Fees: Online registration available to be paid via credit card or mailing your check.

FREE - Virtual Conferences, several to choose from. Zoom information provided below
$5 - One Raffle Ticket
Drawing to become a Local Food Cook-off Judge on July 15, 5 to 7 PM, Downtown Makers Market
Must be available in person to participate
$15 - 2021-2022 BFBL Membership (free BFBL gift)
$40 - Farm Tour - includes local food lunch and snacks (In-Person). Deadline: July 9

Daily Events:

  • July 13 | Connecting the Legacy of Ag to the Next Generation of Farmers: 11 AM - 1 PM (virtual conference via Zoom)
  • July 14 | The Community Role in Creating an Equitable Food System: 11 AM - 1 PM (virtual conference via Zoom)
  • July 15 | Empowering Community Development through our Local Food System: 11 AM - 1 PM (virtual conference via Zoom)  Link to all 3 virtual conferences: https://nmsu.zoom.us/j/94126551668.  Meeting ID: 941 2655 1668
  • July 15 | Local Food Cook-Off: 5 - 7 PM; Downtown Makers Market, Orchard Plaza, Farmington NM
  • July 16 | Farm Tours: 8 AM - 4 PM (In-Person, meet at 310 West Animas Street, Farmington, NM)
  • July 16 | Grand Opening: 5:30 PM; The Harvest Food Hub
  • July 16 | Local Food Fair: 5 - 8 PM; 310 West Animas Street, Farmington, NM

Farm Tour Schedule: 8 AM - 4 PM (subject to change)  Meet at the Harvest Food Hub, 310 West Animas Street, Farmington, NM

  • Tour Stop #1 | Navajo Ethno-Agriculture Educational Farm - Traditional Navajo Educational Farm
  • Tour Stop #2 | Kerby Orchard - Visit the largest commercial orchard in San Juan County GCI, Inc.
  • Tour Stop #3 | GCI Farm - Tour the up and coming sweet corn you pick farm and observe cutting edge greenhouse production including microgreens and hemp growing processes
  • Tour Stop #4 | Lavender on the San Juan River - Explore the lavender fields and observe oil extracting process and value added production methods
  • Tour Stop #5 | Wines of the San Juan - End the day under the trees exploring the vineyard and wine process
  • Return to The Harvest Food Hub | 4 PM
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