Bilingual recipe cards are available from vendors and at the main market table weekly. Collect 40 or more cards and qualify for a free coupon to bind cards into a recipe book. Here are the first ten cards:

1. Potato  2. Butternut Squash  3. Purslane  4. Pumpkin  5. Okra  6. Kohrabi   7. Sugar Beets  8. Apple  9. Beans  10. Bell Pepper

Ten artists will interview 20 farmers active with the Espanola Market and produce art work (banners) that will be exhibited at the Bond House September 4 through October 31. There’s an opening reception September 13th. Gallery hours are 12- 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.  Call 505-685-4842 for more information.

Musicians on Mondays

Each midday Monday Market, a wonderful group of traditional musicians have been assembling to serenade the vendors and customers at the Espanola Farmers Market for an hour or more. Thanks to all the musicians! Follwing is a list of some of the regular players: Bernardo Jaramillo, Floyd Garcia, David F.Garcia, Benny Serrano, Rudy Valdez, Jeremiah Martinez, Jerry Alarid, Louie Moya, Jose Martinez, Norbert Fernandez.

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The market basics

The Española Farmers Market and Cultural Center is at 1005 North Railroad Avenue in Española, New Mexico. When? Every Monday, opening at ten in the morning until five in the afternoon through October 27th. Friday markets through September 19th, 2-7 p.m. Where? Parking lot at 1005 North Railroad Avenue, near corner of Fairview. Call (505) 685-4842 for more information.

Dexter Trujillo and 65 students are participating in the summer “Cooking Up Traditions” on August 4, 18, September 1, 15, 20, October 13,27. Highlights: fresh produce and fine people, a free children’s book exchange, market aprons, market poetry books and market postcards, as well as visits to the wildflower and community garden.

Go to espanolafarmersmarket.blogspot.com for updates, news, and special events. Take advantage of opportunities during the market season to taste heritage chiles and work toward their preservation. Be bee friendly. Buy local, and support northern New Mexico’s sustainable agriculture.

BELOW: The closing day of the 2013 market season.

Market 2013

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We have an Española Farmers Market seven-minute film.

We accept WIC, Senior WIC, FVRx, SNAP (EBT) and Debit.  Join neighbors and friends at the Española Farmers’ Market. Every Monday is a special day at the Market during the season from June to October! Thanks to the many friends and musicians who made every Monday market a toe-tapping occasion. Check out the news of the Española Farmers Market at our blog. espanolafarmersmarket.blogspot.com


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