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NM Business Weekly - March 2012

Farm-to-table restaurants open and close; egg-based chain enters Albuquerque

Megan Kamerick Senior Reporter
New Mexico Business Weekly

Many local restaurants feature produce from area farmers and products by New Mexico entrepreneurs.

But Farm & Table, which opened earlier this month at 8917 4th St. NW in Albuquerque’s North Valley, is taking that concept to the next level. Its menu features Heidi’s Raspberry Jam, Joe S. Sausage’s ravioli, cheese from the Old Windmill Dairy, New Mexico wines and brews, and produce from area growers.

It’s the first restaurant venture for Cherie Montoya Austin and husband, Joseph Austin. Cherie’s family has owned the land for about 15 years. It encompasses a 9-acre alfalfa farm and 1.5 acres for growing ...

All photos by Randy Siner | NMBW

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