Growers' Market & Arts and Crafts Fair
The next market will be held on Saturday, September 20, 2014, from 8:00 A.M. - Noon
6718 Rio Grande Boulevard NW, Los Ranchos, NM 87107, in the tennis court parking lot
Free Blood Pressure Testing
FREE Blood pressure checks by UNM Medical Students: Vendors and customers alike are invited to have their blood pressure checked, and their questions answered by the UNM School of Medicine first year medical students on September 20 from 9am-11am. Bring your spouse, your friends.
Music by Richard
Thank you to Los Ranchos Scout Troop and Los Ranchos Citizens Corps
Lots of great, healthy local produce and products:
Fruit: Apples, asian pears, blackberries, grapes, various melons, peaches, plums, pears
Veggies: Winter squash, beans (green, purple, yellow, long), beets (red, golden), bell peppers, broccoli, cabbages, carrots, celery, corn, cucumbers (lots of types), eggplant (various types), garlic, okra, onions, shallots, assorted greens (chard, kale, lettuce mixes, stir-fry mixes, sorrel), micro greens, peppers (quite a range), potatoes, okra, radishes, summer squash, tomatoes, turnips
Other: Basil, dill, mint, edible flowers, fresh herbs, eggs, cheese, green smoothies, jams/jellies, salmon, grass-fed beef, lamb, various breads and pastries, honey, biscotti, tartlets, homemade granola, fresh bouquets, 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 wind chimes, jewelry, soaps, batiked and tie-dyed t-shirts, women, and little girls clothing, handbags, knit, woven silk painted scarves, functional pottery, tiles, carved gourds, stained glass, mosaic tables, fabric table runners, felt art, silkscreened dishtowels, greeting cards, origami wood boxes, turned wood items, children's cloth books, all handmade by NM artists.
September: Market hours change and starts one hour later ... market starts at 8am and goes on to noon.
September 27: Adobe Wool Arts demonstrations
October 4: Balloon Fiesta Local Favorites I: Guest Chef - Kenny, the Fishhugger
October 11: Balloon Fiesta Local Favorites II: Guest Chef - Angela
October 18: Costume Day
November 8: Last day of regular season markets
December 13: Winter Market - Holiday Cheer, 10am-Noon
Upcoming After the Market - Local Events:
September 10 - September 21: NM State Fair, www.exponm.com
September 13-14: Alameda Studio Tour, wwwalamedastudiotour.com
October 3: Rio Grande Community Farm Maize Maze, Fractal Maze, Weekends in October starting October 3, www.riograndefarm.org
October 12: 2014 Local Food Festival and Field Day, 11am-4pm, www.mrcog-nm.gov
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 email@example.com
- 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 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.
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.