Growers' Market & Arts and Crafts Fair


The next market will be held this Saturday, August 27, 2016, from 7:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
 6718 Rio Grande Boulevard NW, Los Ranchos, NM 87107, in the tennis court parking lot.


Regular Season Market Hours - 7:00 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

Fruit: blackberries, raspberries, cantaloupes, watermelons, honeydews

Produce:  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:  Jams/jellies, bread & pastries (regular and gluten free), NM lamb, NM beef, NM pork, and Alaskan wild Salmon, eggs, honey, smoothies and burrito bowls, seasonal plants, bouquets, house plants, dried herbs, dried chile, crepes, posole, burritos, cakes, coffee, lemonade, ice tea, and more!

 

Music

Zoltan

 

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

Markets will be held each Saturday of each month from 7:00 A.M - Noon (until September, 3).

Sept 3 - Fall hours begin!  Visit the Market from 8am - Noon (one hour later)

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

Sept 17 - Los Ranchos Citizen Corps - Emergency Preparedness Information

Sept 24 - Fall Equinox celebration

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

 

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.