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On this page we present local food resources for buying local and organic foods in Northern New Mexico. Connect to the people and places that offer fresh, locally grown food – nothing tastes as good as foods just harvested and grown with care and love!

Where to buy local & organic

There are some great options for getting fresh, local food: farmers markets, CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture, local stores, and chains that sell organic and local foods. With concerns like food contamination, GMOs, pesticides and other issues that have been in the news, it's more important than ever to trust your food suppliers and know who grows your food.

For example, 100% of the vegetables, fruits, and plants available at Santa Fe Farmers Market are grown right here in northern New Mexico. And at least 80% of the ingredients and materials used to make the prepared foods and craft items come from here as well. If you truly want to know about your food, just ask – the people doing the growing and producing are the very same folks who sell those products to you at Market.

Northern New Mexico Farmers Markets

Santa Fe Farmers Market

Santa Fe Farmers Market

At the Farmers’ Market Building, 1607 Paseo de Peralta
For directions:

Saturday (Year Round)
June – September 7 am – noon, October – May, 8 am –1 pm
Park all day for $1 in the city parking garage!

Starting in May till the end of November: 7 am – noon
October – November: 8 am to 1 pm

Southside Santa Fe Farmers Market

Home Depot parking lot at Richards Avenue & Cerrillos Road
Tuesdays, 3 pm to 6 pm – Free parking!

Eldorado Farmers' Market

Location: La Tienda parking lot, 7 Caliente Rd.
Schedule: Fridays, 4 pm - 7 pm
Market Season: June - November
Contact: Susan Tarver, (505) 920-5660

Embudo Farmers' Market

Location: Old Presbyterian Hospital, Hwy. 68, approx. 1/8 mile north of Peñasco intersection
Schedule: Saturdays, 2 pm - sellout
Market Season: Beginning to the end of September
Contact: Cassandra, (505) 579-4217 or

Española Farmers' Market

Location: 1005 N. Railroad Ave.
Schedule: Mondays, 10 am - 5 pm & Fridays, 2 pm - 7 pm (peak season)
Market Season: Mondays, June - October; Fridays, July - September
Contact: Sabra Moore, (505) 685-4842

Los Alamos Farmers' Market

Location: Mesa Public Library parking lot, Central and Bathtub
Schedule: Thursdays, 7 am - 1 pm
Market Season: May - October
Winter Market: Second Thursday of each month, 8 am - 1 pm at the Fuller Lodge, January - April
Contact: Cindy Talamantes, (505) 929-6579 or

Pecos Farmers' Market

Location: Canelas Restuarant, 29 Glorieta Hwy. (Hwy. 50)
Schedule: Sundays, 10 am - 1 pm
Market Season: TBA
Contact: TBA
Accepts WIC & Senior checks

Pojoaque Farmers' Market

Location: Poeh Cultural Center, 78 Cities of Gold Rd. off Hwy. 84/285
Schedule: Wednesdays, 12 pm - 6 pm & Sundays, 11 am - 4 pm
Market Season: May - October, Sundays starting July
Contact: Richard Bernard, (505) 455-9086 or

Taos Farmers' Market

Location: Town hall lot on Camino de Placitas
Schedule: Saturdays, 8 am - 1 pm
Market Season: May - October
Contact: (575) 751-7575 or


Community Supported Agriculture (CSAs)

CSAs are another great source of fresh local food. How it works is that you buy a 'share' (starting around $25/week) and then pick up your food weekly or every other week at a central location. It's a way to support local farms year-round and an alternative to grocery stores for an abundance of seasonal foods, directly from farmers and food producers. Here's more info:

Beneficial Farms

Beneficial Farms CSA provides affordable weekly shares of healthy, locally and regionally grown food to members for the entire year. We are a collaborative CSA that supports over 40 farms in New Mexico and beyond to offer a diverse range of food choices. We work only with farms that use chemical free and sustainable farming methods.

Rio Arriba Farms

Rio Arriba Farms is comprised of two farms, Red Mountain Farms along the Chama in Abiquiu and Tucker Farms along the Rio Grand in Embudo. Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) consists of a community who pledge support to a farm operation so that the farm land becomes the community’s farm with the growers and consumers providing mutual support and sharing the risk and benefits of food production.

As a CSA member, you join for the whole season and pay the farmers directly for your produce, providing a secure retail market for the farm’s crops. Each week you will pick up your share of freshly picked vegetables and greens from what is currently being harvested.

Skarsgard Farms

The Skarsgard Farms Harvest Box Program is a special relationship that a farmer, or a group of farmers, engages in with his or her local consumers. Members of the community sign up in advance for a “share” of all the fruits, vegetables, and flowers that a farmer will produce in a given season. Skarsgard Farms members then either come to the farm once a week to pick up their “share” of the bounty or select to pick the box up at a location close to the member’s home. Home delivery is available in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Los Alamos via our Skarsgard Farms website.

By working within a network of certified Organic regional growers, we are able to operate our Harvest Box Program on a year-round basis. So you will always have access to the freshest fruits and vegetables available.

Each member also has the flexibility to select how many weeks he/she would like to participate. Furthermore, we offer three different sizes of Harvest Box and every other week options. We are trying to make our CSA an educational, fun, and convenient way for you to support a local farm and enjoy top-quality produce.

Our Harvest Box Program also helps the local economy by keeping money in the community. More money in the community means more jobs locally. Please join us for a very exciting journey as we change the face of agriculture in New Mexico.

Stores and co-ops selling local and organic foods

New Mexico local

La Montanita Food Co-op

La Montanita Co-op is a community-owned, consumer cooperative with two locations in Albuquerque, one in Santa Fe and one in Gallup.
913 West Alameda • Santa Fe, NM 87501 • Tel. 505-984-2853

Kaune Foodtown

511 Old Santa Fe Trail • Santa Fe, NM 87501 • Tel. 505-982-2629

Tesuque Village Market

138 Tesuque Village Road • Santa Fe, NM 87506 • Tel. 505-988-8848



199 Paseo de Peralta • Santa Fe, NM 87501 • Tel. 505-988-1140
3201 Zafarano Dr. Suite #20 • Santa Fe, NM 87507 • 505-424-1900

Trader Joe's

530 W. Cordova Road • Santa Fe, NM 87501 • Tel. 505-995-8145

Vitamin Cottage Natural Grocers

3328 Cerrillos Road • Santa Fe, NM 87507 • Tel. 505-474-0111

Whole Foods Market

753 Cerrillos Rd • Santa Fe, NM 87505 • Tel. 505.992.1700
1090 S.Saint Francis Drive • Santa Fe, NM 87501 • 505-983-5333

Find more local sources and chains at

Meet local farmers

Brenda, Monte Vista Organic Farm

Brenda, Monte Vista Organic Farm

We have many passionate, hard-working farmers, who put their all into bringing fresh, healthy foods to our farmers market. One of the best parts of the Santa Fe Farmers Market is the social aspect – running into friends, meeting new people and talking face to face with the people who grow your food. It's a great opportunity to get to know the friendly folk who farm in our community, and ask questions about how the food was grown. Don't be shy – soon you'll have your favorite vendors and a more personal connection to your food and the people who grow it. So make some new friends each week and support our local farmers and food supplies. Find out more about local farms and farmers here!