Albuquerque Downtown Growers Market

Albuquerque Downtown Growers Market is located in historic Robinson Park at 8th Street and Central in the heart of Downtown Albuquerque. Local farmers set up their tents and canopies beginning at 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. every Saturday morning. Vendors offer freshly harvested produce including squash, tomatoes, cucumbers, okra, green beans, beets onions, fresh garlic, figs and fig tree starters, raspberries, cherries, grapes plums, pears, peaches apricots and other fruits. Vendors offer fresh herbs, fresh New Mexico varieties of Honey, dairy items including goat cheese and spreads. New Mexico watermelons, cantaloupe, honeydew melons and awesome Northern New Mexico apples are a big hit with shoppers. Red and Green Chile from Las Cruces, Hatch, Lemitar, Jarales, Veguita, Los Padillas, Belen, Corrales and Espanola are available in addition to Yellow Hots, Jalapenos, Habaneros, Serranos, wax peppers, Bell Peppers, Eggplant, mushrooms, pumpkins and gourds. The Downtown Growers Markets attracts everything from small backyard farmers to larger farms like Schwebach Farms of Moriarity with their ever-popular fresh white corn, and New Bolita and Pinto Beans, and awesome red potatoes. In addition to fruit and vegetables there are a wonderful variety of Arts and Crafts vendors that include paintings, pictures, artwork, fantastic scented soaps, pottery, jewelry, wood carvings and home made quilts, along with popular crochet blankets, hats, purses, baby items and special order items are available. This years Market will happen on Saturdays from 7 am to noon opening on May 19th, 2012 and continuing through the end of October. Popular with people from all over the city and especially downtown residents, early morning shoppers come to enjoy fresh brewed coffee, pastries, cookies, scones sit on their blankets with their families amid the cool canopy of trees in Robinson Park and listen to music provided by a variety of popular local groups that add to the wonderful ambiance of the Downtown Growers Market. In addition to freshly ground and brewed coffees Java Joe's offers fantastic Breakfast burritos that are a favorite item with regular shoppers at the market. Other food vendors offer delicious Pueblo Indian Bread, fry-bread, home made tamales, French Baguettes, breads and oven-fresh baked Pastry items. Sponsored by the Downtown Action Team, we invite you and your family to come and shop and enjoy the Albuquerque Downtown Growers Market.


Listing last updated on Aug 14, 2012

Don't forget we accept EBT and Debit Cards for your shopping convenience ! Use your WIC and SNAP Coupons to buy your healthy, fresh and delicious fruit and vegetables. Visit us at the DAT canopy for more details. Pick up your EBT Tokens to purchase produce from your favorite farmer at the DAT Canopy from Sam Lopez. Ask for music and market entertainment info or check out our See u and your family at the Albuquerque Downtown Growers Market!!

Schedule and Location:

May 19th to November 3rd
Saturdays, 7am to noon
Robinson Park at 8th & Central in Downtown Albuquerque

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I've been visiting this market for years and it keeps getting better. What a wonderful gem for the Downtown community and ABQ in general. Thanks to the vendors and "my neighbors" for making it such a great gathering.

We visited the Robison Park market on Saturday morning, October 10th. We were visiting ABQ from Michigan for the Hot Air Balloon Fest. We found the advertisement in the Albequerque newspaper and asked for directions from the Marriott Hotel where we were staying.... [more]

All of the vendors are so friendly and have such delicious produce and prepared foods. And the artists are so talented and their wares are so beautiful.... [more]

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