Growers' Market & Arts and Crafts Fair
The 25th season is every Saturday. The next market is Saturday, June 24, 2017, from 7:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. at 6718 Rio Grande Boulevard NW, Los Ranchos, NM 87107, in the tennis court parking lot. In the event of inclement weather, the market will be held in the adjacent community barn.
New Growers’ Market Manager
Colene Montoya is the new volunteer manager. Colene, a Los Ranchos resident, has been a vendor for over 10 years. Ziggy, her golden retriever, is always at the market with her and loves customer attention! Colene grows a wide range of vegetables and fruits such as onions, potatoes, tomatoes, greens, strawberries, plums as well as other seasonal items. Mary Moses will continue to coordinate the WIC program; Cathy Lewandowski will continue to arrange for music; and Sue Brawley will help with paperwork, email and Facebook.
2017 Vendor Contact Information
The Los Ranchos Growers' and Arts/Crafts Market has been operating every season since 1992, and this year is celebrating the 25th season! For vendors who would like to participate in the 2017 season:
- Growers: Contact Colene Montoya at (505) 610-9591 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Arts/Crafts: Contact Pamela Armbrecht or Rita Ryan at the market, via email at LosRanchosArtMarket@gmail.com, or visit the website at www.losranchosart.com
- Facebook: Get the latest information about the Los Ranchos Growers' Market by becoming a fan on Facebook
Upcoming Special Events
June 24: Solar / Sustainability Day - Representatives from various solar companies / groups will be there to answer your questions about alternative energy and solar uses for the home, on the farm, etc.
July 8: 16th Lavender & Garlic Celebration, extended hours 7:00 am - 1:00 pm - The market will feature fresh cut lavender bouquets, lavender plants, special lavender products, various types of garlic, and special products featuring garlic. Artists will have lavenders and garlic themed art. Classes and demonstrations will be held in a large tent by the handball courts.
July 22: Flower Festival, Rio Grande K-9 Barrel Racing Demos
Winter Market Season
The market’s winter season is the second Saturday of the month and is from 10:00 A.M. - Noon. Please visit the Village’s calendar, refer to the posted signs at the Growers’ Market, pick-up a Los Ranchos Village Vision Magazine, or see the contact information above if you would like more information.
This wonderful event is sponsored by Village of Los Ranchos, 770 KKOB News Radio, the Weekly Alibi and the New Mexico Farmers' Markets. A great local resource is the Middle Rio Grande Council of Governments Agriculture Collaborative.
The market now accepts WIC/Senior Checks
Growers: Contact Colene Montoya at (505) 610-9591 or email@example.com
Arts/Crafts: Contact Pamela Armbrecht at the market, via email at LosRanchosArtMarket@gmail.com or go to the web page: www.losranchosart.com
Map to Market
*Markets will be held outdoors unless there is bad weather then the markets will be in the community barn.