About us




  • You are a local restaurant, food producer, or farmer who wants to connect with other people invested in local food.
  • You are starting a new food business and want to connect to a network and resources to help you get started.
  • You believe that local food should be supported by other local food businesses.
  • You want help to brand your food businesses as locally owned.
  • You are interested in increasing the amount of locally sourced products you use.
  • You are interested in participating in vending opportunities and food shows.

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    Local Association & Business Promotion
    Boost your brand recognition with an association that stands for your values and tells your customers that you’re commitmented to being local. Get promoted on our social media, e-blasts, and enjoy a member listing on our website.


    DNM Business Network
    Connect with like-minded local businesses and access quality referalls to Distributors, Co-packers, Marketing, and more.


    Get heard. We promote and grow NM’s food industry at the state legislature.


    Vendor Discounts
    Enjoy big savings at events through our partnerships with food show producers.



    Our Proud Members



    Our Proud Sponsors


    MR COG

    The Mid-Region Council of Governments is a multi-county governmental agency that is helping our region plan responsibly for the future, in light of anticipated growth in New Mexico’s mid-region. We provide planning services in the areas of transportation, agriculture, workforce development, employment growth, land-use, water, and economic development.

    Bueno Foods

    Bueno Foods is the Southwest’s premier producer of New Mexican and Mexican style foods, producing New Mexico flame roasted fresh frozen green chile, red chile, tortillas, salsas, and a line of ready-to-serve prepared products.

    Ben E. Keith Foods offers customers more than 20,000 products, consisting of national brands as well as its own exclusive brands, in all broad line distribution categories – dairy, fresh and frozen meats, frozen foods, produce, poultry, seafood, disposables, and restaurant equipment and supplies.


    Within this distinctly “Southwestern” feeling New Mexico hotel, you’ll find state-of-the-art meeting venues, award-winning dining and spacious guestrooms that reflect the beauty of the surrounding Sandia Mountains. Discover Hyatt Regency Albuquerque on your next visit to this historic area.

    National Fiery Foods

    National Fiery Foods & BBQ Show is the largest and most visited show about spicy foods and barbecue in the world. Held each March in Albuquerque, New Mexico, it features 200+ exhibitor booths filled with more than 1,000 different products. The show attracts more than 17,000 trade and general public attendees from all over the world.


    The Rio Grande Community Development Corporation pursues community-wide healthy economic and social development that enriches traditional cultural values and historical uses of the land while supporting the peoples’ voice in development and reducing poverty through entrepreneurial enterprise.


    BALLE equips entrepreneurs with tools and strategies for local success, and we provide the national forum for the most visionary local economy leaders and funders to connect, build their capacity and innovate.

    The Loan Fund Logo-LG

    Founded in 1989 by members of the New Mexico Conference of Churches, The Loan Fund provides loans and assistance to improve the economic and social conditions of New Mexicans.


    New Mexico Gas Company provides natural gas service to more than 500,000 New Mexico customers and maintains about 12,000 miles of natural gas pipelines across the state. Their Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs help homeowners and business owners with the cost of energy saving upgrades which provide substantial savings for years to come.

    Melanie West was born and raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She grew up on a ranch near the Cerrillos Hills. Her work in both photography and filmmaking has been influenced by her large family, plenty of dancing and music, a respect and ability for work with one’s hands, and the desert space around her.

    Dishing Up® New Mexico

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    Dishing Up® New Mexico is a visual tour of New Mexico’s food and drink scene, with beautiful photography of farms, inns, and more. Profiles of the people behind these enterprises, along with suggested itineraries for food lovers traveling the state, make this book an engaging read and a travel companion as well as a must-have cookbook.

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    Delicious New Mexico

    318 Isleta Blvd, Albuquerque, NM 87105

    Celerah Hewes-Rutledge, Executive Director

    Hans Wressnigg, Marketing & Communications

    Gina Riccobono, Special Projects Manager

    Sarah Shaw

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