Growers' Market & Arts and Crafts Fair


The next market will be held this Saturday, July 23, 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

 

This Weekend at the Market

Flower Festival/Family Day - Flowers give us a smile and brighten our day.  Flowers are an important part of our growers market - fresh bouquets, seasonal plants, edible flowers and more.   This is the peak of the flower season.  Lots of fresh flower bouquets featuring a wide range of types and colors of flowers.

* Kids Korner activities including Bee Bee, the clown, doing face painting
* Bee - pollinator exhibit by Gary Moses
* Bernalillo County Master Gardeners
* Guest Chef / sampling:  ice cream and seasonal fruit;  pick up free recipes
* Lavender Wand demonstration:  Monica will be demonstrating lavender wand making at the Info table from 7:30 - 10 am.  
* Ask a grower!  Be sure to ask questions about growing flowers, edible flowers, and dried herb blends this weekend at the market.

 

Music

Rob Roman

 

Market Tables - new produce items added each week!

Try the tomatoes, green beans, blackberries, cherries, raspberries, fresh shallots, new potatoes, spring onions, green garlic, assorted greens (spinach, chard, kale, lettuce mixes, stir-fry mixes),  micro greens, carrots, beets, 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), 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.

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

  • Bee - pollinator exhibit by Gary Moses
  • Bernalillo County Master Gardeners
  • Turquoise Trail Dog demonstrations on the green
  • Guest chef with sampling

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!

  • Guest chef with sampling
  • Bernalillo County Master Gardeners

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

Sept 24 - Fall Equinox celebration

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.