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Manuals in English and Spanish / Guías en Inglés y Español

Please see below for our manuals on farming, food safety and organizing small farms.

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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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La agricultura para una comunidad sostenible (PDF)
Durante generaciones las personas de Nuevo Mexico han sobrevivido utilizando los recursos naturales...
Woman leaning down, working with lettuce planted in a hoop house.
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Food safety manual

AFSC is committed to supporting farmers in having safe food with uniform quality. This manual is meant to support farmers in food safety and consistent quality control.

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Manual de Seguridad & Calidad Alimentaria

La AFSC esta comprometida ayudar a los agricultores a tener comida saludable y de calidad. Este manual fue creado para ayudar a los agricultores a desarrollar un programa constante de seguridad y calidad alimentaria.

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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.

Una Guía de la Comunidad para Organizar Pequeñas Granjas
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Una Guía de la Comunidad para Organizar Pequeñas Granjas (PDF)
Esta guía de recursos explica cómo el Comité de Servicio de los Amigos (AFSC) estableció un...

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