Growers' Market & Arts and Crafts Fair


The next market will be held on Saturday, August 30, 2014, from 7:00 A.M. - Noon 
 6718 Rio Grande Boulevard NW, Los Ranchos, NM 87107, in the tennis court parking lot


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Starlet Dance Studio

Starlet Dance Studio Demonstrations of various dance and exercise classes

 

Music

Jake and Friends

 

Labor Day Weekend Picnic & Bar-b-que Ideas

  • Grill some grass-fed beef, Alaskan wild salmon, or lamb, perhaps with some peppers, zucs and fresh onions and corn roasted on the grill
  • Tomato, basil and goat cheese salad
  • Fruit salad
  • Seasonal pie
  • Green salad with carrots, radishes, cucumbers, and salad turnips
  • Chocolates
  • Bread and rolls

 

Market Tables

Lots of great, healthy local produce and products:

Fruit: Apples, asian pears, blackberries, grapes, various melons, peaches, plums

Veggies: Beans (green, purple, yellow, long), beets (red, golden), bell peppers, broccoli, cabbages, carrots, celery, corn, cucumbers (lots of types), eggplant (various types), garlic, okra, onions, shallots, assorted greens (chard, kale, lettuce mixes, stir-fry mixes, sorrel), micro greens, peppers (quite a range), potatoes, okra, radishes, summer squash, tomatoes, turnips

Other:  Basil, dill, mint, edible flowers, fresh herbs, eggs, cheese, green smoothies, jams/jellies, salmon, grass-fed beef, lamb, various breads and pastries, honey, biscotti, tartlets, homemade granola, fresh bouquets, seasonal plants, plant starts, herb plants, house plants, dried herbs, culinary herbal mixes, burritos, pastries, hot coffee, and more!

 

Arts and Crafters

Arts and crafters feature creative and unique gifts including wind chimes, jewelry, soaps, batiked and tie-dyed t-shirts, women, and little girls clothing, handbags, knit, woven silk painted scarves, functional pottery, tiles, carved gourds, stained glass, mosaic tables, fabric table runners, felt art, silkscreened dishtowels, greeting cards, origami wood boxes, turned wood items, children's cloth books, all handmade by NM artists.

 

Upcoming Markets:

September: Market hours change and starts one hour later ... market starts at 8am and goes on to noon.

September 6: 

Beans, Corn, and Chile:  Sample corn and chile roasted on the grill and other seasonal goodies

"Ask the Experts" - NMSU Specialists will be here to answer your questions

  • Natalie Goldberg - plant pathologist 
  • Carol Sutherland - entomologist - insect specialist
  • Jason French - plant diagnostics specialist

Kids Korner with BeeBee doing face painting

Music by Zoltan

September 13: Los Ranchos Citizen Corps

September 20: UNM Med Students will do free blood pressure tests

September 27: Adobe Wool Arts demonstrations

October 4: Balloon Fiesta Local Favorites I: Guest Chef - Kenny, the Fishhugger

October 11: Balloon Fiesta Local Favorites II

October 18: Costume Day

November 8: Last day of regular season markets

December 13: Winter Market - Holiday Cheer, 10am-Noon

 

Inclement Weather

Winter Markets will be held in the parking lot.  In case of inclement weather, the markets will be held in the barn...just steps away.  

 

Contact Information

The Los Ranchos Growers' and Arts/Crafts Market has been operating every season since 1992.  For vendors who would like to participate in the 2014 season:

 

Market Regular Season

The market’s regular season starts May 3rd!  It runs from May through mid-November.  Hours are 7:00 A.M. – Noon between May – August.  Hours are 8:00 A.M. – Noon between September – mid-November.  

 

Market Winter 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.
 

Sponsors

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

 

Other Info

The market now accepts WIC/Senior Checks

  

Map to Market

*Markets will be held outdoors unless there is bad weather then the markets will be in the community barn.