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  • Your New Mexico Chile Shop

    Your New Mexico Chile Shop

    We are glad to be your favorite shop for Hatch, New Mexico chile this 2024 chile season, as well as every chile season since 1962! We are Albuquerque’s Original Chile Roaster, and have been roasting chile since 1977. As the premier green chile store in Albuquerque, we carry tons of different varieties of chile, including…

  • Posole – New Mexico’s Favorite Corn

    Posole – New Mexico’s Favorite Corn

    Posole is a very popular soup in both old Mexico and New Mexico. It is also the name of a common ingredient in New Mexican food. Posole is another name for hominy, a nixtamalized corn. Few things make New Mexicans feel more of a festive spirit than posole, especially when it is made with the…

  • Chile Pasado

    Chile Pasado

    Roasted, Peeled, and dried Hatch Green Chile Chile Pasado is essentially dried roasted Hatch green chile. Although most people In New Mexico freeze their fresh roasted green chile to preserve it, dried chile is a fantastic method if you have a dehydrator. When people think of dried New Mexico chile, they often think of the…

  • Ouch, My hands are burning! – How to get rid of Jalapeno Hands

    Ouch, My hands are burning! – How to get rid of Jalapeno Hands

    Jalapeno hands If you have worked with spicy foods enough, you probably have had at least one time when your hands burned afterwards for hours. This is commonly called jalapeno hands in English, and has caused a lot of pain to many home cooks, and even professional chefs sometimes. What causes the feeling of spice?…

  • The World of Beans

    In almost everywhere in the world, beans will be consumed in some fashion very regularly. Around East Asia, you often see sweet bean jams, and tofu is essentially soymilk, coagulated like milk is into cheese. In Italy, minestrone soup is famous for having many types of beans and grains. In the Middle East, hummus is…

  • Different Types of Mexican Chile

    Although our primary focus at Farmers Chile Market is New Mexican chile, we also carry a lot of other varieties like superhot chile. More than just that though, we would be remiss if we did not also respect the amazing chile heritage of our southern neighbor. The state of Chihuahua directly south of New Mexico…

  • Local New Mexico melons have arrived

    Local New Mexico melons have arrived

    We try to carry as much local produce as we can. We sell a lot more than just green and red chile products. In terms of local food, we have beans from Estancia, chicos from Espanola, watermelons from Hatch, and cantaloupes from San Antonio, New Mexico. More produce will be available as it comes into…

  • Early thoughts on the 2022 chile season

    Early thoughts on the 2022 chile season

    We started roasted chile three days ago, so these are still very early musings, but I figured I would share them. Chile seems hotter this year rather than last year. Last year, most chile seemed mild compared to usual. Big Jim especially was mild, and was one of the bigger complaints we heard. Although I…

  • How to get to Farmers Chile Market

    How to get to Farmers Chile Market

    Your source for New Mexico chile products Whether you want fresh roasted green chile, Hatch red chile ristras, local fruits, chicos, beans, or some other New Mexican specialty, we can be your connection to that at 2010 Eubank Blvd NE. We carry lots of local food products, specializing in chile every chile season. From here,…

  • Albuquerque Chile

    Albuquerque Chile

    If you think about chile in Albuquerque, probably two names come up, Farmers Market and Fruit Basket. A large reason for that is that we both have a lot of history in Albuquerque. When we first started roasting chile in Albuquerque in 1977, chile was already a large part of the cuisine, but roasting chile…

  • About me

    About me

    I’m 34 years old, and the 4th generation of Farmers Market in Albuquerque. I grew up in the Farmers Market stores and worked there since I was about 10 years old. I’ve been roasting chile since I was 12, and have been a fan of green and red chile for even longer. I’ve visited a…