Thanks to all who came out to the Market this Wednesday to support our vendors. Now’s the time to switch to grocery shopping at the Growers Markets – this week, vendors had carrots, okra, cucumbers, tomatoes, pears, green beans, bread, and much more! We’ve got a lot going on this weekend – Sunday is the annual Historic Tractor Show at the Market. Tractors, provided by the Corrales Tractor Club, live music and breakfast starts at 9AM and runs through 12PM. We will have live music by Willard n’ Nadine, as well as fresh chile roasting, the Master Gardeners will be there, along with all the Corrales vendors you’ve grown accustomed to seeing. Get there early to find a nice parking spot and avoid waiting in line! See you soon.
What a weekend! A very special thanks goes out to Le Chat Lunatique for providing some amazing music for the Market this past Sunday – they sure do gather a crowd! This week, the Market was bigger than its been all season, with 40 vendors selling locally produced food! Seems like everything is in season now, including green chile, tomatoes, peaches, apples, blackberries, and figs! Wednesday, 3PM-6PM will be our mid-week Market in Corrales, then we will be getting ready for one of our biggest events in Corrales – the Historic Tractor Show will take place next Sunday, August 20th 9AM-12PM. We’ll have like music, and all the local food and tractors you’ve ever wanted! Get here early to do your grocery shopping, then enjoy the tractors with friends and family. See you soon!
The Wednesday Market is a nice way to break up the week, especially as the countdown continues until school starts! THANK YOU to everyone that came out and supported the mid-week Market! People that came left with tomatoes, corn, bell peppers, bread, squash, cucumbers, and onions. Our mid-week Market is the best kept secret in the Albuquerque area – no lines for locally grown and produced food! We are a short 10 minute drive from the Alameda/Coors intersection, come visit us your way home from work. Also, thank you for the county offices coming to the Market to sign people up for the WIC/SNAP programs – this is what local food is all about…community! If you couldn’t make it this week, the mid-week Market runs through mid-fall. Better yet, come visit vendors on Sunday, 9AM-12PM. It’s busier, with a lot more going on, including live music by Le Chat Lunatique and breakfast by Corrales favorite, Apple Tree Cafe. Either way, see you soon!!
The Market was a whole new level of busy this morning — now is the time to get to the Market before 9:30AM or you might be waiting in a few lines! The Market plaza has expanded, and we are up to nearly 40 vendors! This means over 3000 people came out to support local agriculture and listen to some great live music by Spankey Lee. So lets recap…. breakfast by Apple Tree Cafe, all the produce and meat you could want, great live music, chile roasting, and local artists at the Corrales Markers Market next door in the grass! Lets do it again next Sunday, 9AM-12PM with music by Le Chat Lunatique. WIC accepted!
So glad everyone made it to the Wednesday market this week!! It’s taken us many years to develop this Market, but it was worth it! This week, we had 12 vendors with a whole variety of food; including peaches, apples, cucumbers, tomatoes, eggplant, chile, grapes and corn! If Sunday doesn’t work for you, get down here on Wednesdays – you will avoid the long lines and still have first access to fresh food that supports the local agriculture of New Mexico. This Sunday, there are a few things going on. First – back by popular demand…Spankey Lee will be providing live music for the Market. Second – we are looking forward to more chile roasting! And finally – we are debuting our new Corrales Growers’ Market shirt! Come down and see what all the fun is about! 9AM-12PM on Sunday, same location as the Wednesday Market. WIC accepted!
This Sunday was a lively Market. In addition to the breakfast burritos and amazing New Mexico-grown food, we had Los Radiators at the Market, along with the first green chile roasting of the season for the market. If only a picture could smell as great as the real thing! Thank you to everyone that came out, and thank you for voting the Corrales Growers’ Market as one of the top 2 markets in the Albuquerque area in the ABQ Journal’s Readers’ Choice Awards! We appreciate you supporting local agriculture! Mid-week Markets continue – our smaller markets have all the goods without the long lines you might find on Sunday mornings. Stop by this Wednesday at the same location – 3PM-6PM.