Growers' Market & Arts and Crafts Fair


The next market will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2015, from 10:00 A.M. - Noon 
 6718 Rio Grande Boulevard NW, Los Ranchos, NM 87107, in the tennis court parking lot


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Winter Market Schedule

Winter Markets are the second Saturday of each month from 10am-Noon.  The market’s regular season starts May 3rd.  See below for market schedules throughout the year. 

 

Some Luck of the Irish Specials

The Growers' Market is the perfect place to get heart-healthy local produce and food products.  Some examples include:

  • Randy:  chocolate stout cake
  • Green Growler Smoothies:  green smoothies as well as other varieties
  • John & Barbara:  Spring lamb, broccoli, beets, carrots, kale, arugula, fennel and spinach
  • Cathy:  Leeks, greens
  • Entropy Farms:  lettuces, bok choi, spinach
  • Hollyhock Farm:  salad mix
  • Hand2Mouth:  arugula, stir fry greens, garlic, lettuce salad, sugar snap peas

 

Girl Scout Cookies

Troop 10449 will be at the market selling Girl Scout Cookies!  

 

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

Music by Rob Roman

 

Market Tables

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

Broccoli, fennel, 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.

 

After the Market, Saturday, March 14: Open Studios from 10am-4pm

As part of the Albuquerque Museum's PUBLIC SELECTS: A Celebration of Abq area Artists program.  There are 5 local artists (locations all near the market):  Abrams/Karp 7811 Guadalupe Trail;  Fritzsche 6715 Guadalupe Trail NW;  Lerma 10101 2nd St NW;  Liberty 125 Green Valley Rd NW;  Welch & Welch 8301 4th St NW #11

 

Winter Market Schedule: 2nd Saturday of the Month, 10am-Noon

  • Saturday, March 14, 10am-noon -- Luck of the Irish
  • Saturday, April 11, 10am-noon -- Swing into Spring

 

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 2014 season:

 

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.
 

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.