The Santa Fe Farmers’ Market began in the 1960s with a handful of farmers and is now New Mexico’s largest farmers’ market and a widely acclaimed market across the nation. With over 150 vendors and hundreds of different local and regional agricultural products presented twice a week on Tuesdays and Saturdays, the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market pavilion is a wonderful haven for those seeking to eat healthy or simply do some natural grocery shopping. There are also local art, flowers, spices, skin care products, sage sticks, and knitted items for sale, as well as live music as a backdrop to the event! Participating in the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market means supporting the northern New Mexico community as well as an artisanal lifestyle. Here are a variety of vendors that you will find at the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market.
Intergalactic Bread Company
If you’re looking for some delicious fresh-baked breads, find the Intergalactic Bread Company at the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market. Here you will discover everything from bagels to “intergalactic space sauces” that are made with locally grown New Mexico fruits and vegetables.
Buckin’ Bee Honey
For all your natural honey products, head to Buckin’ Bee Honey at the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market. This vendor has honey, candles, beeswax, lip balm, bee pollen, and more! At this booth, you will also get a chance to talk with The Beekeeper, who also gives beekeeping classes to share his passion.
If produce is the main ingredient on your Santa Fe Farmers’ Market list, then head to Wagner’s Farm. Here, you will find sweet corn, green chile, apples, peaches, watermelons, cantaloupes, honeydews, tomatoes, squash, cucumbers, black-eyed peas, green beans, and pumpkins. Running the gamut, you will find the fruits and veggies you’re looking for here!
De Smet Dairy Farms
For a one-of-a-kind treat, stop by the De Smet Dairy Farms booth during your adventure at the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market. This farm raises New Mexico’s only raw cows milk dairy from 100 percent grass-fed, free-grazing cattle! Got milk?
Mi Young’s Farm
One of the best foods to eat on-site at the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market are the kimchi pancakes from Mi Young’s Farm, made from sprouted organic mung beans, kimchi, and brown rice flower. You can choose from the Savory with chevre, sauteed chives, lettuce mix and arugula, or the Sweet with fig chevre and chrysanthemum greens.
Old Pecos Foods
One of the most raved about ingredients at the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market is the Southwestern style gourmet mustard sold by Old Pecos Foods. These gourmet jars of mustard come in delectable original flavors, such as Green Chile, Hickory Almond, Pecan Honey, and Spicy Garlic.
Cloud Cliff Bakery
With a mouthwatering variety of baked goods- both sweet desserts and salty breads- the Cloud Cliff Bakery is a favorite at the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market. Colorful creations include a mushroom, tomato, and pepper-baked bread, while your sweet tooth will be calling for the giant cinnamon swirls.
Old Windmill Dairy
Looking for artisanal cheeses? Head to the Old Windmill Dairy vendor at the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market. You will see quite the variety, including cave-aged goat and cow cheeses, blue cheese, green chile brie, smoked gouda, cheddar, cream cheese, and chevre.
After Exploring the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market
After supporting local agriculturalists at the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market, bring your finds back to El Farolito and pack them up for an afternoon picnic or take them home at the end of your vacation. We know you will love the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market and what it has to offer during your stay! For more to do in Santa Fe, download our free vacation guide.