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Growing and Shipping Fruits and Veggies
It may seem like anyone can grow their own fruits and vegetables, but it takes a significant amount of skill to run a farm well enough to sell a decent product. Some farms specialize in one fruit or vegetable, while some grow a wider range of produce. Farmers have been growing produce in America since the country was first settled. The tools were primitive and the climate was harsh, but through trial and error the settlers were able to grow fresh food for their colonies. As time has progressed, farming has moved out of the garden and gone big scale with acres of raw product being shipped and delivered across the country. You can find an orange, cherry and apple variety at your local market. Pesticides have become safer and are still widely used, though the increasing interest in the environmental movement has brought a lot more organic options to the table. Dried fruit has also received an increase in popularity as it is seen to be a healthier alternative to fried or candy snacks. Some farms allow for people to come and pick their own produce instead of having it delivered for a reduced price. They either have to buy or supply their own baskets and pay after they pick fruits and vegetables from the rows of plants. This way, the customer can choose their greens and such at the height of freshness right off the tree that it came from. Prices depend on what is picked since it's difficult to charge by the berry, tomato or pear, but not by the squash or carrot. More exotic fruits, like kiwi, are more likely to be shipped and imported to grocery stores, rather than being found on a farm.
 
 
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Chalk Farm Galleries
729 Canyon Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87501
Chalk Farm Gallery in Santa Fe exhibits visionary art, glass, sculpture and jewelry by internationally renowned artists Vladimir Kush, Michael Parkes, Daniel Merriam and more.
(505) 983-7125
Sanders Farm-Fax
7834 New Mexico 206, Portales, NM 88130
(575) 276-8672
Glover Farms
131 Bookout Ne, Tularosa, NM 88352
(575) 585-2815
Bidegain Farms LLC
3050 Quay Road 60, Tucumcari, NM 88401
(575) 576-0075
Bailey Farms
1331 Cr 34, Broadview, NM 88112
(575) 357-2691
Valencia Farms
119 Yucca Trl, Corrales, NM 87048
(505) 899-5336
Hardin Farms
1924 New Mexico 88, Portales, NM 88130
(575) 276-8548
Head Nut Farms
1801 W Mescalero Rd, Roswell, NM 88201
(575) 624-1336
Pirtle Farms
3001 E Mcgaffey St, Roswell, NM 88203
(575) 627-7786
Elliott Farms
8812 4th St Nw, Albuquerque, NM 87114
(505) 898-4571
Sunland Breeding & Training Farm Inc
605 Gibson Veck Rd, Sunland Park, NM 88063
(575) 589-0290
Bolack Farms
3901 Bloomfield Hwy, Farmington, NM 87401
(505) 326-6491
Fletcher Farms
6105 Shalem Colony Trl, Las Cruces, NM 88007
(575) 524-8385
Pepperidge Farm
6711 Edith Blvd Ne, Albuquerque, NM 87113
(505) 342-4446
The Community Farm
1825 San Ysidro Xing, Santa Fe, NM 87507
(505) 983-3033


If you do not live in an area with regular farmers markets, then consider contacting a grower and shipper. Receive fresh crates of organic tomato and baskets of kiwis through reliable growers. Local farm-grown vegetables such as squash and carrot are fresher than ones shipped from farther distances. However, if you are a supermarket, you may want apples with a more uniform shape. Fruits and vegetables growers ship out of season vegetables to retailer grocers and restaurants. Though seasonal, local fruit may be cheaper, your customers may want cherries and pears right now. This means businesses may need to find suppliers that obtain fruits from other parts of the country with more hospitable climates. Find orchards and farms that grow the pesticide-free vegetables you want. Select the fruit and vegetables suppliers with a solid reputation. Choose the suppliers that have the fewest online customer complaints. Find an online directory of well-rated growers and shippers. Then call to ask about size of orders required and what credits you’ll receive if produce arrives damaged. When your questions are answered, decide if you trust the company. Then place your first order.
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