Learn more about Northern New Mexico’s local food growers, artisans, and vendors. Milk and honey, herbs and spices: New Mexico’s got it all! These businesses offer packaged local products, and they keep our farmers’ markets robust in every season.
Buckin’ Bee Honey
Buckin’ Bee is celebrating 14 years of keeping bees in Santa Fe! They sell honey, bee pollen, beeswax, candles, and lip balm. x Get healthy with their immune-boosting propolis tincture, a product of bee-collected resin from tree buds.
La Entrada Farms
La Entrada keeps a small number of hives in Corrales and North Valley. This is their third year selling honey and beeswax; they also supply bee cake. They look forward to beginning their harvest in mid-June.
Papa Bear’s Honey
Providing delicious, high-quality raw honey. Papa Bear’s Honey retains some of the pollen, which is rumored to reduce allergies locally. In Edgewood.
Zia Queen Bee Co.
Offering many varieties of honey based on the season and the diverse flora of the Rio Grande Valley. Zia Queen Bee Co. honey is pure, raw, and unfiltered. This farm in Truchas has creamed honey, beeswax, and lotions, salves, and lip balms augmented with native medicinal herbs.
CIDERS AND VINEGARS
Montoya’s Orchard has been in the family for four generations. They sell delicious apples and apple ciders as well as dried apples and homemade jams and jellies. From the Espanola Valley.
Old Pecos Foods
Old Pecos Foods specializes in all-natural, Southwest-style mustards in several different varieties. If you are looking for a little New Mexico heat, try the green or red chile mustards.
Tio Frank’s is an Albuquerque family-owned business that makes red and green chile sauce in small batches from chile harvested near Hatch. For this taste of New Mexico, order online or look for Tio Frank’s in a store near you!
Camino de Paz Montessori School and Farm
Students who help out at Camino de Paz in Santa Cruz have a chance to learn science, math, and other subjects in a practical setting. These youths have a part in everything the farm produces. Camino de Paz sells a variety of goat milk products including yogurt, kefir, and soft cheeses.
The Old Windmill Dairy
From the milk of their dairy goats and cows, The Old Windmill Dairy makes a wide variety of award-winning artisan cheeses including cheddar, gouda, feta, brie, and bleu. They are very proud to say that a number of their cheeses have placed in the top eight at the United States Championship Cheese Contest, the Olympics of cheese! From McIntosh, NM.
Second Bloom Farm
Second Bloom Farm in Los Alamos turns the milk of its Nigerian Dwarf Goats into soothing body butters, soaps, and more. Try the Cocoa and Lavender Soap—a blend of Ghirardelli chocolate, lavender, and full cream goat milk—for sheer decadence.
HERBS AND BOTANICALS
Providing all-natural health care with a wide selection of herbal creams, tonics, tinctures, and more. Rejuvenate your skin with Lavender Face Cream, or ease that nasty cough with Osha Cough Syrup. Call Artemisia Herbs for a brochure or ordering information. In Dixon.
Boxcar Botanicals from Boxcar Farm
Boxcar Botanicals has promoted health through herbs for fifteen years. Their handcrafted products are made from seasonal, wild-harvested herbs growing in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in Llano de San Juan.
Crack Pot Herbs
Growing herbs in Albuquerque since 2003. You can reach Crack Pot Herbs by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Desert Blends of Taos
Desert Blends’ personal care products are made with Ayurvedic blends of sage and other traditional herbal extracts sustainably harvested from the mountains near Taos. Now featuring High Desert Polish, a rejuvenating blend for winter-weary feet that includes local blue corn meal, Abiqui lavender, and sage, pinon, and juniper from Taos Mountain.
Jae Bird Botanicals
Jae Bird Botanicals in Santa FE is solar powered and utilizes only organic or wild-harvested herbs. Jae Bird has herbal extracts, aromatherapy misters, massage oils, bath salts, and herbal eye pillows. Also featuring herbal salves and balms made with cold-pressed extra-virgin olive oil, local beeswax, and healing herbs.
Los Poblanos Historic Inn and Organic Farm
Los Poblanos is a magnificent historic inn in Ranchos de Albuquerque with its own working organic farm. In the farm shop, you can find soaps, lotions, salves, and eye masks made from lavender harvested onsite as well as smudge sticks from sage harvested in Taos. For your kitchen, you can find red and green chile, lavender honey, culinary lavender, bitters, and more!
Organic, wild-harvested herbs are the primary ingredients in Milagro Herbs’ wide array of healthcare products. Feeling weathered and worn? Try the maximum strength Bloodroot Cream. Looking for a health boost? Try the nopal cactus powder. In Santa Fe.
Purple Adobe Lavender Farm
Purple Adobe Lavender Farm in Abiquiu offers a wide variety of all-natural lavender bath and beauty products from soaps and balms to bath salts and eye pillows. You can decorate and scent your house with a beautiful lavender wreath, warm up with a cup of Ceylon tea with lavender and rose, or garnish a dish with lavender and merlot finishing salt.
River’s Source Botanicals
From Taos, River’s Source purveys rare seeds, sacred plants, and medicinal herbs that are grown organically or wild harvested. Featuring the San Pedro cactus, long used by the Incas and other indigenous peoples for religious and medicinal purposes.
Sunstar Herbs, located in Los Cerillos, has been selling at the Santa Fe Farmers Market since ’96! The family raises goats and grows and processes herbs off the grid outside of Madrid. Feature products include smudge sticks and the tasty, healthful Chinese jujube.
Heidi’s Raspberry Farm
From the remarkable village of Corrales, Heidi’s organic raspberries are hand selected, slowly cooked, and delicately boiled in small batches for a jam with natural vitamins, low sugar, and beautiful color. Now featuring Heidi’s Raspberry Lavender Jam, a delicious addition to breakfast or a dessert all in itself!
Ladybug Farms is a woman-run operation. Featuring pesto, jams, jellies, and frozen soups sold at the Taos Farmers’ Market. In Arroyo Hondo.
Trujillo Family Farms and Orchards
Located in Santa Fe, this family run farm turns organic produce into a dazzling array of pantry items: salsas, pickles, vinegars, jams, chile powder, blue corn meal, and more. Pay a visit to their Facebook page!
Corrales Chile Co.
The Corrales Chile Co. is a multi-generational family business that follows sustainable chemical-free farming practices to grow its own produce. Featuring blue corn mixes and New Mexico green chile sold at farmers’ markets throughout the Albuquerque area.
Selling herbals teas, Anasazi beans, red chile powder, and dried green chile. EFT Farms hopes to see you at the Santa Fe Farmers Market. It’s one of the best in the country! Out of the pueblo of Ohkay Owingeh.
The information in The Local Flavor Pantry directory comes in part from vendor lists for farmers’ markets around Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Taos. Please contact us if you are on this list and would like to update or remove your information. If you like what you see and want your business listed in this directory, give us a call. You can reach Local Flavor Magazine at 505.988.7560.