—La Montañita Co-Op, 3500 Central Ave SE (505-265-4631) and 2400 Rio Grande Blvd NW (505-242-8800), both open 7am–9pm. This local co-op in our foodshed partners with local farmers to provide food, including: bulk pinto beans, pecans, cornmeal, atole, polenta, Freanna yogurt, Rasband milk, Monte Azul eggs, Mujeres tamales, Talus Wind pork, Tucumcari cheese, El Pinto salsa, Silver Leaf greens/herbs/eggplant, Livity kale/beets/salad mix, Camino de Paz greens, Exotic Edibles mushrooms, Liquid Light sprouts/wheatgrass, Growing Opportunities tomatoes, Romero snowpeas, B’s and Moses honey, and more as seasonally available.
—Keller’s Farm Stores, 2912 Eubank NE (505-294-1427), open 8:45am–7pm Mon.–Sat, 9–6pm Sun; and 6100 Coors NW (505-898-6121), open 9am-6pm. Small family stores source local, grass-fed, mostly humane meat.
—Moses Kountry Health Food, 7115 4th St NW, Los Ranchos (505-898-9763), open 9am-6pm, Mon.–Sat. Vitamins, honey, herbs, natural body care.
—Sichler Farms, Los Lunas. 820 San Mateo NE (505-255-3338). Albuquerque store is open from August through October. Chile, tomatoes, apples, ristras, corn, pumpkins, garlic, beans, and onions. Online shopping and shipping available year-round for everything but fresh foods.
CSAs – COMMUNITY SUPPORTED AGRICULTURE
—Skarsgard Farms, 505-681-4060. Some produce is from “regional” partners. Certified organic all year long. Pay per order, not per season. Distribution site is 1920 Columbia Dr. SE. Order on-line.
—Orgánicos, Joseph Alfaro at 505-948-7178, pick up at 1611 Five Points Rd SW, $30/week during growing season. Call by Tuesday to place order for the next week.
—Agri-Cultura Network, La Cosecha CSA, Latrell Kaye at 505-217-246. Farmer-owned cooperative. Sign up in May for the growing season. Full shares are $32/week; half shares $16/week, June-October. Reduced-fee memberships for households that qualify for SNAP: full shares at $6.40/week; half shares at $3.20/week. Distribution sites: 318 Isleta Blvd SW, 4–6pm on Wed; 201 University Blvd NE, 4–6pm on Thurs.
—-MoGro, 505-216-8611. Drive-up sites are now closed. Distribution through community partners. 8412 Rio Grande NW.
—-New Mexico Harvest. Online customized weekly shopping. Co-op of 36 pesticide-free farms across the state. $30/week minimum order. Order on-line, due Mondays. Distribution to your door on Thursdays.
—-Pueblo Resurgents. Unconfirmed for 2023 season. Biweekly shares $80 distributed 10-noon Sundays at Railyard Mkt, 777 1st St SW. Mutual Aid for Isleta Pueblo. May to October.
—-Better Together, Zoey at email@example.com. Unconfirmed for 2023 season. 6 farms in mid Rio Grande Valley. Tiered pricing ranging from $18–$33/week or 4 payments for the season. Distribution at 4th and Coal SW at La Esquinita.
—-Whole Heart, 505-410-4688, Josh & Katie. Weekly a la carte menu year round. Order online by Wed. Distribution Sundays, 12-2pm. 1404 Gonzales Rd SW at Sunset.
MEAT & DAIRY
—Sweet Grass Co-op: New Mexican grass-fed beef cooperative that sells at La Montañita Co-op, 3500 Central Ave SE (265-4631) or 2400 Rio Grande Blvd NW (242-8800).
—DeSmet Dairy, 2405 Mcnew Road, Bosque Farms. Open to the public 9am-6pm, Mon.–Sun. Raw milk products. Available at Moses Kountry Health Foods, La Montañita, and Keller’s in Albuquerque.
—Rasband Dairy, 505-873-2171, 7116 Isleta Blvd SW., open 9:00am-5:30pm Mon.–Sat. Chocolate milk, half-and-half, orange milk, ice cream, yogurt. Available through Grubhub.
—Native American Beef: Jicarilla & Mescalero Apache Tribe ranchers of New Mexico, available at La Montañita Co-Op.
—Kyzer Farms Pork, available at La Montañita Co-op and Skarsgard.
—Sweet Mercy Farms, 505-720-7663, free-range eggs, grass-fed beef, grain-fed pork. There is a $5 delivery charge to Albuquerque.
—Polk’s Folly Farm, 505-503-0395, Peter at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sausage, lamb, beef, bison, chicken, rabbit, and quail. Farmstand open 10am–6pm Wed.–Sun., beginning March, at 12128 NM14 in Cedar Crest.
—Chavez Farms, 505-620-6530 or 505-865-0412, Los Lunas. Grass-fed beef, chile, tomatoes, squash, and beans.
Bernalillo Farmers’ Market, 300 Rotary Park Rd, Bernalillo. Bonnie Hill at bernalillofarmersmarketNM@gmail.com. Open Fridays, 4–7pm, June 3 – October 27.
Rio Rancho Growers’ Market, 945 24th Ave, Rio Rancho. Time and day unconfirmed for 2023 season.
Edgewood Farmers’ Market, 5 Marietta Ct., Edgewood. Saturdays 8:30am–noon, June–Oct.
Downtown Growers’ Market. Robinson Park, 8th and Central NW., Albuquerque. Saturdays 8am–noon, starting April 15. Produce, plants, food, arts, and more. Live music from 10am to noon. Pets allowed on leash.
La Familia Growers Market, 3907 Isleta SW, Albuquerque. Bianca at email@example.com. Fridays 4–7:30pm, June–Oct.
South Valley Growers’ Market, 2907 Isleta Blvd SW, Albuquerque. Rhonda at firstname.lastname@example.org. Saturdays 8am–12pm, June-Oct.
Corrales Growers Market, 500 Jones Rd, Corrales. Sundays 9am–12pm, May-Oct.
Los Ranchos Growers’ Market, 6718 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Los Ranchos. Colene at email@example.com. Saturdays 8–11am, May 6–Nov 11.
Railyards Market, 777 First St SW, Albuquerque. 505-600-1109, Sundays 10am–2pm, May 7–Oct 29. Food, art, music. No pets. Shop in person or pre-order online then drive through the pickup lane.
Mile-Hi Farmers’ Market, Alvarado Park, 2000 Alvarado NE, Albuquerque. Shirley at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sundays 10am–1pm, June 25-Oct 15.
Chispas Farm Stand, 229 Saavedra Rd SW, Albuquerque. Sal at email@example.com. Saturdays, 9am-12pm, June 3–Oct. 12. Chispas is part of Better Together CSA, and also sells at the Downtown Growers’ Market.
Polk’s Folly Farm Stand, 12128 NM Rt 14, Cedar Crest. 505-539-4947, Pete at firstname.lastname@example.org. Open Wed–Sun, 10am–5pm. 5 farms supply regenerative meat, eggs, milk, veggies, bread, honey.
Bosque Farm Growers’ Market, 1090 N. Bosque Loop, Bosque Farms. George at ChileElectric6@gmail.com. Saturdays, 8am–noon, April 16–Oct. 29.
Matt’s Mushroom Farm, gourmet and medicinal fungi. Mushroom CSA is currently on hold while the operation moves.