Photo of the week: signs of spring at the Santa Fe Railyard

Spring blooms at the Santa Fe Railyard photo Steve Collins

Blossoms at the Railyard, home of the Santa Fe Farmers Market, photo/ Steve Collins

Our tribute to Earth Day and spring is this photo of a tree blooming in the the Santa Fe Railyard. What better way to celebrate Mother Nature than with the rebirth spring brings each year. Even in the high dessert, we get colorful blossoms.

Continuing with the Earth Day theme, the Railyard is home to the Santa Fe Farmers Market, the place where local farmers and artisanal food producers come to sell their wares. It’s a model of sustainability. There’s something very organic and uplifting about meeting the people who grew or produced your food. Much of what is sold here supports the earth through sustainable methods. and is free of chemical fertilizer and unnatural pesticides. Shoppers will discover heirloom plants not found in the market that keep historical farming traditions alive. Because the food is close to market less energy is used to get it there. The ecological benefits go on and on. Support fresh and local; shop here.

Read more about the market and sustainable farming in Santa Fe.
Shop at the Santa Fe Farmers Market: support local growers
Enjoy a bountiful harvest with a Santa Fe CSA share
Eat like the locals in Santa Fe

 


 

 

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2 Responses to “Photo of the week: signs of spring at the Santa Fe Railyard”

  1. Charles Higgins
    April 21, 2019 at 8:49 pm #

    What bountiful colors represented in the photo…sure signs of Spring…

    Cheers…

    • Billie Frank
      April 22, 2019 at 7:28 am #

      And as you know- there’s not much native color here- it’s mostly been imported in recent times.

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