Growers' Market & Arts and Crafts Fair


The next market will be held on Saturday, May 23, 2015, 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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Los Ranchos Citizen Corps

The Los Ranchos Citizen Corps will have emergency preparedness information and be available to answer your questions.

 

Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District (MRGCD) Elections

Early voting has begun: May 18 - May 30, 8am - 5pm, and on Saturday May 30, from 8am - 5pm.  You can vote during or after the market on Saturday, May 30, at the Los Ranchos Village Hall, 6719 Rio Grande Blvd NW.

 

Graduation Celebrations

T'is the season for graduations - pick up great local produce and products for your celebrations.  Wonderful gift ideas of local, New Mexico made, arts and crafts.

 

Music

Music by Eagle Whistle

 

New Market Sign on Fourth Street

As you are driving south of Fourth Street, notice the new sign that Moses Country Health Foods hung.  They are located at 7115 Fourth Street NW.  Thanks to the Moses family!

 

Veggie and Herb Starts

Many growers will have veggie and herb starts this weekend!

 

Market Tables

There are a lot of choices of fresh, local produce and products including:

Spring onions, green garlic, lots of assorted greens (spinach, chard, kale, lettuce mixes, stir-fry mixes),  micro greens, mushrooms, leeks, carrots, sun chokes, rhubarb, edible flowers, fresh herbs, eggs, pecans, comb honey, smoothies, jams/jellies, cheeses, grass-fed beef,  Alaskan wild salmon, various breads and pastries,  pecans, honey, biscotti, tartlets, home-made granola, home-made 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:   Musical wind chimes, large selection of handcrafted jewelry, cold processed soaps, lotions and soy candles.  Batiked and tie-dyed T-Shirts, women and little girl clothing, handbags, knitted scarves, ceramic ornaments, quilts, and table runners.  Decorative and functional pottery, tiles, felt art for home and heart, stained glass, & mosaic tables. Beautiful wood home accessories, toys, and frames, fabric books, block printed and silkscreened textiles, hand painted silk scarves, greeting cards, origami, detailed paper-cuts;  all handmade by NM artists.

 

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.  

 

Upcoming Special Events

  • June 6: Adobe Wool Guild - rug hooking demo
  • June 20:  Old Vehicle Day featuring Poco Quatros Model A Club
  • June 27: Rio Grande Canine Barrel Racing demo
  • July 11:  Lavender and Garlic Festival (extended hours to 1 pm)
  • July 25:  Flower Festival
  • August 8: Peak of the Season

 

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 2nd!  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.