Free Chile Roasting at Espanola Farmers Market

The Española Farmers Market will be having an all-day free chile roasting from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Labor Day September 2nd with an heirloom chile cook-off @ 1:30 pm. Customers can have any bushel of chile purchased at the Market roasted free throughout that day. Students from the summer Cooking Up Traditions program will be […]

Firing Up The Horno At The Espanola Valley Farmers Market

They are firing up the horno at the Espanola Valley Farmers Market on Railroad Avenue. Dexter Trujillo (right) from Abiquiu leads a crew of young interns at the Market, showing them how to bake pizza, fruit pies and other culinary delights in a traditional horno that he helped build at the market. An horno is a beehive-shaped outdoor oven  constructed of adobe bricks and plastered with mud that was used by the Native American pueblos and early Hispanic settlers to bake bread. Trujillo constructed a horno at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, DC. The Farmers Market is held every Monday from 10 am until 4 pm.