New Mexico community a model for use of federal funds

DIXON, N.M. — A northern New Mexico village is a model for accessing federal funding, leading to new jobs along with a grocery co-op, vineyard and one of the nation’s top libraries.

Rural development funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture has gone toward eight projects since 2009 in the community of Dixon, reported the Santa Fe New Mexican.

About 30 jobs have been created as a result.

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