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
Starlet Dance Studio
Starlet Dance Studio Demonstrations of various dance and exercise classes
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
- Bread and rolls
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.
September: Market hours change and starts one hour later ... market starts at 8am and goes on to noon.
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
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.
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:
- Growers: Contact Sue Brawley at 890-2799 or email email@example.com
- Arts/Crafts: Contact Josie Mohr or Rita Ryan at the market, or visit the website at www.losranchosartsandcrafts.com
- Facebook: Get the latest information about the Los Ranchos Growers' Market by becoming a fan on Facebook.
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.
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
Map to Market
*Markets will be held outdoors unless there is bad weather then the markets will be in the community barn.