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We are advocates of localism…
Established in February 2012, Delicious New Mexico brings together farmers and ranchers with value-added producers and connects them to grocery stores, restaurants, festivals, and to consumers. We are New Mexico’s finest local food products.
Across North America, tens of thousands of individuals are supporting their local food businesses and in turn helping build stronger local economies. Delicious New Mexico’s mission is to support and nurture our state’s food economy while encouraging sustainability, creating jobs, and promoting healthy living. We invite you to join us.
Investing in our work is simple:
Donate securely online or donate by mail by making out a check to:
Rio Grande Community Development Corporation
Memo: Delicious New Mexico donation
318 Isleta Blvd SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105
Prefer to donate by phone?
Call our offices at 505.633.8883 – we’re happy to help!
Delicious New Mexico claims a 501c3 non-profit organization under sponsorship from the Rio Grande Community Development Corporation and all contributions are tax-deductible, less the value of any goods or services exchanged.
For only $75 per year…
Celebrate Delicious Events
Fun, inspirational opportunities to meet and connect with other food entrepreneurs: Learn, Share, Grow.
Access to Experts
Gain access to experts, mentors and intellectual capital in every area of business–from entrepreneurs and service providers to retailers and seasoned pros.
A logo and membership network that stands for your values.
Open doors to new markets for your products.
Discounts on Education Series
These classes are truly where “The rubber meets the road” for learning how to run your food business.
Discounts on Main Events
Foodista Awards Night & Pitch Fest Party. We’ll showcase up-and-coming businesses while celebrating our local food industry leaders. We promise to bring you renowned speakers from far and wide that are successful, thoughtful and inspiring – and relevant to you.
Can your business pledge to the following membership criteria?
• I am a locally-owned New Mexico business.
• I source from New Mexico farmers and food producers to the greatest extent possible.
Do you commit to working towards sustainable business practices?
• Waste Reduction – I re-use and recycle.
• Use of green products when possible.
Can you say the following?
• I am a good corporate citizen: I am a responsible business that will do my absolute all to provide meaningful employment, with benefits to the extent possible, that hires New Mexicans first, that operates my business with integrity.
• I believe in giving back to the community through sharing of best practices; donating time, dollars or talent to help my community thrive.
• I commit to being a member-in-good-standing that participates and engages with other food entrepreneurs to cultivate a spirit of collaboration.
Membership is $75 per year.
Click on a business name to view their website.
New Mexico Pie Company
Valley Gurlz Goodz
Salsa La Lees
Exotic Edibles of Edgewood
Heidi’s Raspberry Farm
Amore Neapolitan Pizzeria
Matt’s Gluten Free Goodness
Dr. Field Goods
Black Range Vineyards
La Cumbre Brewing Co.
Mamu Dipping Sauces
Villa Myriam Specialty Coffee
Camino De Paz School & Farm
The Seasonal Palate
Old Town Farm
Maynard Cattle Co.
Momo & Co
Santa Fe Culinary Academy
Pristina Natural Beverages
Cowboy Up Energy Drink
Second Street Brewery
Santa Fe Spirits
The Old Windmill Dairy
Apple Canyon Gourmet
Taos Valley Honey
El Valle Women’s Collaborative
Santa Fe Hard Cider
Eddie’s Savory Food Products
The Shop Breakfast & Lunch
Member Prices: $100 Complete Series -or- $40 Individual Class
Non-member Prices: $200 Complete Series -or- $80 Individual Class
Become a member before signing up for this workshop and save 50%!
We have partnered with SRI Associates who utilize their accounting and management expertise to nurture local investment in local people to bring you a special 3 part workshop series on successfully managing your food business finances. This is your opportunity to step up your game, get organized, and learn how to grow your small business.
Please Note: This workshop series is intended to be taken as a complete course. You may choose to attend individual classes, however we strongly suggest that you attend all three as each class builds upon each other–from basic accounting, to managing cash flow, to how and where to get funds.
Part 1 – Basic Bookkeeping and Financial Statements
What is the terminology, how do the pieces fit together from debits and credits to ledgers and accounts to financial statements. And once you have entered all the info in your bookkeeping system, what do the reports mean?
Wednesday, February 26 | 3-6pm – South Valley Economic Development Center
Part 2 – Managing Cash Flow
Learn the difference between positive cash flow and profit and using cash projections to understand and manage cash flow. Create a cash projection worksheet.
Wednesday, March 26 | 3-6pm – South Valley Economic Development Center
Part 3 – Financing Your Business
Focusus on various sources of capital, both debt and equity sources, the relationship to and responsibility of the business owner. How, when, if, it gets paid back. Business entity choice and how this affects the way capital is brought into a business will also be discussed.
Wednesday, April 23 | 3-6pm – South Valley Economic Development Center
Become a member before signing up for this workshop and save 50%!
Becoming a Delicious member means more than just saving on valuable workshops. Our members enter new markets, access industry experts, expose their brand, and get insider deals on state-wide events. But don’t take our word for it. Here’s what our members have to say:
“Running our business in Taos means we run the risk of being isolated. Being a member of Delicious New Mexico keeps us connected and helps us bring our products to customers state-wide.”
- Matt’s Gluten Free Bakery
About Savor the Flavor – Delicious New Mexico’s premier food show…
“The good feelings of the event’s visitors was very obvious. The response to our product was fantastic! We were even approached by Local Flavor magazine and two radio stations for interviews. The Delicious staff was helpful and we would certainly do this event again.”
- Africa Zia Tea
Support our vision of creating a strong local food community that strengthens our local economy. Click Here to read about sponsorship levels and how you will be recognized. Please Contact Us to become a sponsor.
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 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 & 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.
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.
Delicious New Mexico
Vicki Pozzebon – Chief Foodie, your host at the virtual dinner party of local food economies, building a network across New Mexico.
Hans Wressnigg – Scrumptious Marketer, mixing up the ingredients you need to help your business and Delicious New Mexico brand and presence.
Gina Riccobono – Food Wrangler, delivering the fresh local ingredients as our business broker for restaurants and food businesses.
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