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Farmers Markets

Ardovinos Desert Crossing Farmers Market

Enjoy an ever-increasing selection of organic and pesticide-free produce, beef, pork, lamb and goat, fresh-baked breads and salsas. Enjoy a fair trade cup of coffee, house-made pastries and fresh-squeezed juices, along with Brunch in the restaurant. 

Bodega Loya
10257 Socorro Rd.
(915) 269-6277

The owners of BODEGA LOYA, Ralph and Marty Loya, come from generations of family farmers. Both were raised eating fresh fruit and vegetables from various local farms. Marty grew-up on the 100 year old farm where BODEGA LOYA currently sits. The bodega was created by Ralph retrofitting an original adobe shed and tool room. They both believe in contributing to the healthy food initiative in their community which is slowly becoming a rare commodity.

Hours of Operation

Sun: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Mon: Closed Tue: Closed Wed: Closed Thu: Closed Fri: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sat: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

El Paso Downtown Artist & Farmers Market
Photograph by El Paso Downtown Artist & Farmers Market

The El Paso Downtown Artist and Farmers Market is a year round, outdoor artisan market that features original arts and crafts, food vending, regionally grown agricultural products and entertainment from local artists in El Paso County. Open every Saturday from 9am-1pm, the market offers residents and visitors the opportunity to shop in a family friendly setting while enjoying great food and free activities for the entire family.

Schedule subject to change. Please check website or Facebook page for updates.

Las Cruces Farmers & Crafts Market
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A short 40 minute drive north is where this market can be found. With more than 300 vendors, the city of Las Cruces has created this vital, high quality farmers market that promotes local farms, producers and artisans. Local pecans, fresh honey, live music and a plethora of handmade goods make this market a must-see. For the ultimate experience fuel your adventure with a cup of Joe from Coffee & More and pair it with a wood fired bagel from Bakehouse Bagels.

Licon Dairy
11951 Glorietta Rd
(915) 851-2705

Licon Dairy in San Elizario, TX is a family-owned dairy farm that has been in business since the 1950s. The farm produces a wide selection of fresh, high-quality dairy products including cheese, chile con queso, whey, and requeson. The dairy also offers a petting zoo where guests can enjoy the company of exotic and farm animals. Licon Dairy is committed to providing the highest quality products while also supporting the local community.

Roots Mobile Farmers Market
Photograph by Roots Mobile Farmers Market
12253 Glorietta Rd
(915) 490-6485

Selling farm fresh produce by local farmers servicing rural neighborhoods. Family owned and operated.

Upper Valley Artist & Farmers Market
Photograph by Upper Valley Artist & Farmers Market

The Upper Valley Artist & Farmers Market is open every Sunday at either their Mesa St. location or in the Substation on Sunset Dr. The market is held at Mesa Plaza the first two Sundays of the month and at The Substation the last two. Both locations host some of El Paso’s most talented vendors. Established in 2017, this market’s goal is to highlight local makers, curators, bakers, and artisans all while striving to create a safe and friendly atmosphere for them to showcase their work. Can’t make it to the market? Visit their online market!

Here are a few vendors you won’t want to miss:
Don’t let the name fool you, Weirdo Beardo Jerky also packages vegan jerky - a little something for everyone! Their beef jerky is cut thick and made from a variety of Mexican carne seca while their vegan jerky is made from eggplants and has a crisp potato chip like bite to it. Although available in a variety of flavors, we recommend the Ghost Pepper and Green Chili flavors.

Don’t forget about your furry friends! Pawpy Love offers pet bandanas, bowties, and other items for pups of all shapes and sizes. One visit to this booth and we are sure you won’t leave empty handed! We couldn’t keep our hands off the hoodies, jackets, and dresses. For those that can’t make it to the market you can find Pawpy Love on Etsy as well.

Specializing in local raw honey, Buzzbee Honey Company also sells three varieties of soap containing local honey, raw honey, oatmeal and honey, and wildflower. This delicious honey is a must have anytime of the year especially cold and flu season. What a natural way to feel better! Follow the aroma of the soaps when looking for their booth!

Upper Valley Artist and Farmers Market

Come stroll through where local vendors line The Substation property. The options are endless—you can enjoy an incredible selection of farm fresh products, local artisan items and more! Visitors will come from all over El Paso to indulge in our artist and farmers’ market, whether it’s to get a taste of the great food, enjoy the vendors or to simply soak in the beautiful “village” atmosphere.

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