Growers' Market & Arts and Crafts Fair
The next market will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2015, from 7:00 A.M. - Noon
6718 Rio Grande Boulevard NW, Los Ranchos, NM 87107, in the tennis court parking lot
Veggie and Herb Starts
Many growers will have veggie and herb starts. Although the weather has been fantastic, the last freeze date in the valley has been as late as May. Plants can be kept in protected areas and/or covered with row cover, water walls etc if the weather changes.
Some Spring Specials
The Growers' Market is the perfect place to get heart-healthy local produce and food products. Some examples include:
- John & Barbara: Spring lamb and some greens
- Cathy: Leeks, greens, radishes, spring onions
- Entropy Farms: Lots of varieties of greens
- Hollyhock Farm: salad mix
- Hand2Mouth: arugula, stir fry greens, garlic, lettuce salad, sugar snap peas
Composting with Worms
Root Cellar Farm (Karen & Keith) will be at the market to talk about composting with worms, vermicomposting, and show you 2 options for easily doing this at home with your compostable waste
Music by Rob Roman
There are a lot of choices of fresh, local produce and products including:
Spring onions, green garlic, assorted greens, micro greens, leeks, garlic, carrots, sun chokes, edible flowers, fresh herbs, eggs, pecans, comb honey, smoothies, jams/jellies, lamb, grass-fed beef, various breads and pastries, pecans, honey comb & honey, biscotti, tartlets, home-made granola, pintos, and more. Also seasonal plants, herb plants, house plants, dried herbs, culinary herbal mixes, burritos, pastries, hot coffee, and much more!
Arts and Crafters
Arts and crafters feature creative and unique gifts including colorful yard art made from recycled materials, bird houses, walking canes, wind chimes, benches, steel flowers. Wide variety of jewelry, spa soaps, lotions and candles. Original T-Shirts, women and little girl clothing, handbags; scarves that are knitted, tie-dyed or embroidered. Traditional tin work, decorative and functional pottery, tiles, carved gourds, stained glass, watercolors, mosaic tables. Fabric projects and work done with wool felt. Greeting cards, origami, detailed paper-cuts; all handmade by NM artists.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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 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.
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.