Growers' Market & Arts and Crafts Fair


The next market will be held this Saturday, September 24, 2016, from 8:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
 6718 Rio Grande Boulevard NW, Los Ranchos, NM 87107, in the tennis court parking lot.


Fall Market Hours - 8:00 am to Noon

September - November Market Hours, 8:00 am to Noon

Winter Market - 2nd Saturday of the month, Dec - April, 10 am - noon

 

This Weekend at the Market

In case of Inclement Weather:  Market will be held outdoors in the regular location, tennis court parking lot, except in the case of inclement weather when the market will be held in the adjacent community barn. 

Fall is in the air:  now is the time to pick up your roasted green chile to use fresh or to freeze it.  You can freeze fresh corn for later this year.  Fruit can be frozen or made into jams/jellies, or pies for the future.  Lots of opportunities to preserve the local produce now for later.  

Fall Equinox: To help us mark the Fall Equinox, representatives from the following will be on hand to discuss solar applications for residential and agricultural uses:
* Sunpower by Positive Energy Solar
* SolarCity

Los Ranchos Citizen Corps will be on hand with Emergency Preparedness Information and to answer your questions.

Fruit: apples, peaches, blackberries, raspberries, cantaloupes, watermelons, honeydews, pears

Produce: Chile roasting, corn, tomatoes (cherry, slicers, sauce, heirlooms), sweet peppers, hot peppers/chiles, cucs (lots of varieties), beans (lots of varieties), summer squash (various types), okra, eggplant, onions, green onions, garlic, potatoes, assorted greens, beets, salad turnips, squash blossoms, carrots, herbs, NM pecans and more!

Other:  Smoothies, Jams/jellies, bread & pastries (regular and gluten free), eggs, honey, smoothies, seasonal plants, bouquets, house plants, dried herbs, dried chile, crepes, posole, burritos, cakes, coffee, lemonade, ice tea, and more!

 

Music

Jake and Friends

 

Market Tables - new produce items added each week!

Try some summer squash, tomatoes, green beans & long beans, cucumbers, blackberries, raspberries, peaches, new potatoes, spring onions, assorted greens (spinach, chard, kale, lettuce mixes, stir-fry mixes),  micro greens, carrots, beets, garlic, fresh herbs, eggs, honey, smoothies, jams/jellies, chocolates, NM pork, wild Alaskan seafood, grass-fed beef, lamb, various breads and pastries (both conventional and gluten free), locally-made granola, seasonal plants, herb plants, house plants, beautiful bouquets including sunflowers and lavender, dried herbs, culinary herbal mixes, burritos, pastries, hot coffee, lemonade, and more!

 

Arts and Crafters

The Los Ranchos Art Market features creative and unique products,  handcrafted by New Mexico artists.  Products include jewelry in various styles and materials, pottery, glass mosaics, wooden home accessories, crocheted hats and toys, wind chimes, personal care products, quilts and other fabric creations, tea towels, batik t-shirts, reclaimed art, detailed paper cuts,  stained glass, tie-dyed wearables, fabric children's books, stained glass, greeting cards, and candles.

 

Upcoming Special Events

September 24 - Fall Equinox celebration

October 22 - Costume Day, Bee Bee the Clown doing face painting, and Kids Corner!

November 12 - Last market of the regular season

December 10 - Winter Market, 10 am - 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 2016 season:

 

Market Regular Season

The market’s regular season starts May 7th!  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

 

Potential Vendors 

Growers:  contact Sue Brawley at 890-2799 or email:  sbrawley@qwestoffice.net

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.