Growers' Market & Arts and Crafts Fair


The next market will be held this Saturday, June 25, 2016, from 7:00 A.M. - Noon
 6718 Rio Grande Boulevard NW, Los Ranchos, NM 87107, in the tennis court parking lot.


Special Event - Lavender and Garlic Celebration at the Market

Saturday, July 9th from 7:00 am - 1:00 pm (extended hours)

On July 9th, the Growers' and Arts/Crafts Markets will have a Lavender and Garlic Celebration with extended hours to 1 pm. This is the 15th annual event.  The market will feature fresh cut lavender bouquets, lavender plants, special lavender products, various types of garlic, and special products featuring garlic.  The classes and demonstrations will be held in a large tent by the handball courts.  The Los Ranchos 4-H group will have a special booth again this year.  In addition to the classes, various arts/crafts vendors will be demonstrating or discussing various techniques used to produce lavender and garlic themed art at their booths.

                  7:45 – 8:15 am: Cooking with Lavender & Garlic (Savory)

                  8:30 – 9:00 am: Growing Lavender & Companion Plants

                  9:15 – 10:30 am: Using Lavender/ Lavender Wand demonstration

                  10:45 – 11:15 am: Growing Garlic

                  11:30 – 12 noon:  Lavender Products to make at home

                  12:15 – 12:45 pm: Cooking with Lavender & Garlic (Savory)

 

Regular Season Market Hours - 7:00 am to Noon

 

This Weekend at the Market

Turquoise Trail Dog Demonstrations on the green from 10 am - Noon.

 

Music

Zoltan

 

Market Tables - new produce items added each week!

Spring has come with lots of peas (snow, shelling), strawberries, spring onions, green garlic, garlic and shallot scapes, lots of assorted greens (spinach, chard, kale, lettuce mixes, stir-fry mixes),  micro greens, carrots, beets, sun chokes, fresh herbs, eggs, pecans, comb honey and honey, smoothies, jams/jellies, chocolates, lamb, wild Alaskan seafood, grass-fed beef, various breads and pastries (both conventional and gluten free), smoothies, pecans, locally-made granola, seasonal plants, plant starts, herb plants, house plants, beautiful bouquets, dried herbs, culinary herbal mixes, burritos, pastries, hot coffee, 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

Markets will be held each Saturday of each month from 7:00 A.M - Noon.

June 18 - Solar / Sustainability Day and Bernalillo County Master Garders

July 9 - Lavender and Garlic Festival (extended hours to 1 pm) 15th year!

July 23 - Flower Festival and Bee Bee the Clown doing face painting!

August 16 - Peak of the Season

August 20 - Peak of the Season/Family Day, Los Ranchos Boy Scout Troop 9 Climbing Wall, and Bee Bee the Clown doing face painting!

Sept 10 - Fall veggies, salmon and beef with guest chef, Kenny the Fish Hugger

Oct. 22 - Costume Day, and Bee Bee the Clown doing face painting!

 

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.