Santa Fe Farmer’s Market Reveals Busy Spring Schedule

'Workshops, cooking demos, kids events & more at the farmers' market'

Date March 29, 2013 at 12:28 PM

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Publication SantaFe.com

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From a Santa Fe Farmer's Market press release...
 
Here's the spring schedule for the Santa Fe Farmers' Market:

~ Saturday Farmer's Markets: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
~ Gardens Workshops: March 23, March 30, and April 13 at 2:30 p.m.
~ Kids' Events: March 30 and May 4
~ Tuesday Farmers' Markets begin May 7 at the Market Pavilion
~ Southside Farmer's Markets begin Tuesday, June 18
~ Santa Fe Farmer's Market Shops in the Market Building: Saturdays 8 a.m.-1.p.m., Sundays 10.a.m.-4.p.m.
~ Railyard Artisan Market: Sundays 10am-4pm in the Market Pavilion.

All ages/Free admission for all markets and children's events.
The Santa Fe Farmer's Market Pavilion in the Railyard is located at 1607 Paseo de Peralta.
The Saturday Farmer's Market and the Sunday Artisan Market take place every week year-round.
SNAP EBT (Food Stamps) accepted at all Santa Fe Farmers' Markets.

Saturday Farmer's Market
Spring at the Santa Fe Farmer's Market means head lettuce, spring greens mixes, asparagus, turnips, radishes, peas, onions, sprouts, hydroponic tomatoes, cheese, eggs, honey, baked goods, sustainably raised chicken, lamb, pork, beef, buffalo, yak, dried spices, teas, salsas, body care items and much more. Farmers' Markets are  8 a.m.-1 p.m. every Saturday in the Market Pavilion in the Santa Fe Railyard. 
 
Garden Workshops
Container Gardens Workshop: Saturday, March 23 at 2:30 p.m. in the Market Pavilion. Materials cost  $40 plus a $25 workshop fee for a total of $65 for a single or couple. This will include pot, soil, plants, mulch and a finished 14-inch container garden to take home for spring and summer enjoyment. Payment can be made by cash, check or credit card at the beginning of the workshop.

Vertical Wall Gardens Workshop: Saturday, March 30 at 2:30 p.m. in the Market Pavilion. Materials cost $100 (including a constructed frame box, soil and a selection of 125 unique, colorful succulent cuttings) plus a $25 workshop fee for a total of $125 for a single or couple using the same frame box. The workshop will cover how to construct and care for a vertical wall garden and how to build one during the workshop and participants can take theirs home to display in their own home or garden. Payment can be made by cash, check or credit card at the beginning of the workshop.

Lecture Slide Presentation and Plant-Sell: Saturday, April 13 at 2:30 p.m. in the Market Pavilion. Learn from the experts at the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market how to design, plant, and maintain your Santa Fe garden.
• Sam McCarthy: Soil and Worms
• Heather Harrell: Compost Tea
• Joel Daeschel: Spring Annuals and Perennials
Free to the public!

For more information about the Gardens Workshops, contact Bob Ross at rwrlink@gmail.com

Kids Events with Annie Rose the Flower Fairy
Easter Egg Hunt: Saturday, March 30: Hunt for eggs and treats at the Farmers' Market!
May Pole Celebration: Saturday, May 4: Join your magical fairy friend for a springtime tradition in the Santa Fe Railyard!
 
Tuesday Farmer's Markets Begin May 7
Tuesday morning farmer's markets in the Santa Fe Railyard begin May 7. Check out the weekday markets! Shop with locals, chat with farmers and ranchers and find a mouth-watering selection of fresh food. Tuesday Markets in the Railyard will feature live demos from our local farmers and chefs (full schedule available soon). Southside Markets will begin Tuesday afternoon, June 18.

Santa Fe Farmer's Market Shops
We're excited to announce the opening of the Santa Fe Farmers' Market Shops, a new collection of shops serving our patrons and the community. The Shops are located downstairs in the Market Building, in between the Market Pavilion and Second Street Brewery, at 1607 Paseo de Peralta. The Shops include the following local businesses: Vivac Winery, Artful Tea, ChocolateSmith, Gardens, Cafe Fresh and the Farmers Market Gift Shop.  Income generated by the new Shops helps keep Santa Fe Farmers' Market vendor fees low. For more information about Santa Fe Farmers' Market Shops, please contact Bryan Adams at bryan@santafefarmersmarket.com or 505.467.9105.

Railyard Artisan Market
Sundays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., in the Farmers' Market Pavilion. Featuring live music and more than 40 artists whose work includes fiber art, paintings, hand blown glass, herbal products, sculpture, photography, jewelry and lots more. The Railyard Artisan Market takes place year-round every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more info, visit:  railyardartmarket.com 
 
2013 Wednesday Night Movie Series Continues
The Santa Fe Farmers’ Market Institute's Wednesday Night Movie Series has two more films this season: The Light Bulb Conspiracy, April 17 and Edible City, May 22. For more info, visit:  www.farmersmarketinstitute.org/programs-and-resources/movie-series-on-agriculture-and-sustainability/
 
Happy Spring from all the vendors and staff at the Santa Fe Farmers' Market!
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