P.O. Box 6093
Albuquerque, NM 87197
We only purchase from New Mexico farms and producers and have quickly become one of NM's largest CSAs and Food Hubs. Medium
Current Food Purchased
New Mexico Harvest is open to talking with anyone interested about the needs of the CSA and what they are growing or doing. New Mexico Harvest has a very dynamic operation and network of farmers, but they want to expand their support of farms as much as possible.
The weekly purchases of New Mexico Harvest varies by season, crop and customer needs, but they average at least a 1000# of produce.
New Mexico Harvest strongly encourage their farmers to participate in Food Safety training, in compliance with the FSMA. They generally try to inspect the farm before or shortly after establishing a new relationship as to understand the farm's safety practices. Any greens consumed raw must be washed by the farm and be consumer ready. Other products can vary in how washed they are, but this is discussed on a crop by crop basis. All produce that New Mexico Harvest purchases must be grown without pesticides, or if an Organic approved one is used, it needs to be disclosed at the onset of the conversation. Labeling of cases is required, FSMA guidelines being the ideal standard. New Mexico Harvest are fine with reused boxes, although they require that new liners are used. Packaging guidelines are established with the order. New Mexico Harvest asks for a variety of different packaging types, weighed into specific weight bags, bunched to rough weights or in bulk. New Mexico Harvest has 2 staging coolers in Santa Fe and an aggregation warehouse in Albuquerque. Delivery of product will be to one of these locations, and there is a lot of flexibility with hours of access.
New Mexico Harvest prefers to talk before the beginning of the season, when the grower has free time. They like to establish a connection and discuss farm practices, pricing, crop planning, etc.
New Mexico Harvest does not require liability insurance but they recommend that they do for their own protection.
Farmers are paid within a 7-14 day period for most orders. Some larger commitments require a larger turnaround time.
If you’re a local producer, buyer, agricultural business or community member, your participation is integral to the success of The AgriGate.