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Last Revised 09/12/2023
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Using the FY 24 Approved Supplier Producer and Buyer List
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*This page contains information on how to use the Approved Supplier List.
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1. We highly encourage users of this tool should bookmark or create a shortcut to this link for easy list access. It is a "live" link.
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2. Please remember that this document is in a “live” format which means at any time during the year, information included in this file will be updated as new vendors are approved or contact information is changed on the grower and buyer pages.
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3. Any specific information that needs to be updated or addressed can be communicated to the ASP Coordinator, Sheena
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4. Scroll to the bottom of this page to see the definition of key terms used this document.
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Start Here
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Information for Produce+ Vendors and Meat Vendors:Information for Buyers
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1. Use tabs # 1 and #2 to view your information and to double check that the address, phone or website/social media page are up to date. This Information will be used by the "buyers" to connect with you regarding any food orders and questions. 1. Use the applicable tab to view your information and to double check that the contant name, phone or email addresses are up to date. This Information will be used by the Produce+ Vendors and Meat Vendors to connect with you regarding any food orders and questions.
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**Use the arrow at the bottom on the page to move the information from left to right
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2. After reviewing your information, to identify a buyer in your region, use tabs #3 through #6. The buyers are listed in column 'A'. Another way to easily identify a buyer is to look at column 'B', here is where you will find their city/town location.2. After reviewing your information, to identify a grower and/or rancher or hub in your region, use tabs #1 and #2 to identify vendors and their products. The farmers/producers/ranchers are listed in column 'A'. Another way to easily identify a buyer is to look at column 'B', here is where you will find their city/town location.
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Tab #3 will help you identify who the contact is at your Public Education School (PED) institution. Tab #1 & #2 lists the numerous farmers/producers and growers and their operation information. Scroll to the right to find their Sales/Marketing Contact, visit their social media/websites, and learn the types of products available (seasonal).
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Tab #4 lists the Senior Centers located in awarded cities/towns and counties.
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**Call or email the select Produce+ Vendor and/or Meat Vendor for product availability and options for transporation.
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Tab #5 provides information about the daycare, early childhood and Pre-K programs by district, city and county.
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Produce+ Vendors Meat Vendors
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Tab #6 lists two contact information for Food Panty and Food Depot by service area.
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3. COLUMN L - This is the list of crops that you wish to sell to the NM Grown Buyers (Tab #3 - #6). A buyer maybe interested in one of the crops from this list, please be prepared to share what product you have availlable for purchase at any time during the school year.3. COLUMN L - Buyer(s), in preparing an order from an Approved Vendor, use this column to know what they may have available for purchase. Please note: this is an active product availability list that may change during the growing season depending on the farmer and/or ranching operation. Use the contact information (phone, email, website) to connect with the selected Vendor.
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Key Terms
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Term Definition
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Produce+ Vendor: A Produce+ Vendor is an Approved Supplier that is able to sell the following categories of New Mexico Grown products: Fruits and Vegetables, Nuts, Grains, Legumes, and Minimally processed foods.
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Meat Vendor: A Meat Vendor is an Approved Supplier that is able to sell meat products, including beef, bison, lamb/mutton, and pork products.
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Type of Operation: For Produce+ Vendors, the Type of Operation is either Farm or Hub (see Food Hub definition below). For Meat Vendors, the Type of Operation can be: Producer, Producer Collective, Processor, or Distributor.
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Food Hub: A Food Hub is a centrally located facility with a business management structure facilitating the aggregation, storage, processing, distributions, and/or marketing of locally/regionally produced food products.
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Meat Processor: A Processor is a USDA-inspected meat facility that provides the following types of services to meat producers: slaughtering, cleaning, grinding, packaging, and labeling.
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Distributor: A Distributor provides safe transportation of products to a buyer.
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Allowable Products List: The Allowable Products List provides the detailed list of products that New Mexico Grown buyers can purchase, along with any specifications for particular products. The List is separated into two tabs: Produce+ for all Fruits & Vegetables, Nuts, Grains, Legumes, and Minimally processed foods; and Meat for all meat products. **Please see "Information for Produce+ and Meat Vendors" and "Information for Buyers" number 3 for details related to ordering products.
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Disclaimer:
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(1): The New Mexico Approved Supplier Program information provided in this spreadsheet is for the puposes of expanding New Mexico vendor sales to schools, senior centers, preschools, and emergency food sites, and is not allowed for other unintended uses.
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(2): Specific to meat, please note that all meat vendors on this list have self-attested that the products sold through the program will be slaughtered and/or processed at a Federal or State (future) Inspected facility and that safe transportation of products will be ensured to the end market. It is the buyer's responsibility to work directly with vendors to ensure these food safety requirements are met.
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