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Manuals in English and Spanish / Guías en Inglés y Español

Manuals in English and Spanish / Guías en Inglés y Español

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Farming for a sustainable community (PDF)

"Farming for a Sustainable Community: A Training Manual" documents the knowledge of Don Bustos, lifelong New Mexican farmer and director of AFSC's New Mexico program, and the farmer-to-farmer training program developed by AFSC to pass down the knowledge he and his ancestors have known for generations. 

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Community guide to organizing small farms (PDF)

This resource guide describes how the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) established a farmer-to-farmer training program and facilitated the establishment of a farmer-owned produce brokerage, Agri-Cultura Network (ACN) in the South Valley of New Mexico. It includes an overview and history of farming efforts in the Rio Grande Valley, as well as a description of the collaboration and partnership that took place during a three year, USDA funded pilot program.

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