Annual Event Celebrating Urban Farming and Open Space
The 7th Annual Urban Farm and Harvest Festival
The Open Space Division is proud to be a part of Albuquerque’s agricultural heritage, and we’re celebrating with a unique event for the whole family.
A Celebration of Open Space, Urban Agriculture, Local Food, and Community.
This year's theme is "Preserving the Harvest."
We will be looking at ways that you can continue to enjoy your fruits, vegetables, herbs, etc. throughout the year. Topics will include seed-saving, food preservation, and more!
Please see the vendor application form for details on how your organization or business can sign up to participate in the event.
*Activities will include:
- Booths from local farmers, businesses, and artisans;
- Hay-bale ride;
- Children’s arts and crafts;
- Food Trucks and Local Ice cream
*Live Music By:
- Sage Harrington and the Happy Gland Band
- Last Call
- Mezcla Latina
*Presentations and Workshops:
- Food preservation
- Live birds and raptors with Wildlife Rescue
- Urban Chickens
The Open Space Visitor Center is located east of Coors on Bosque Meadows Road.
*Schedule subject to change.
STAY TUNED FOR MORE DETAILS AND A SCHEDULE OF EVENTS!
Did you know that in addition to other important public lands such as the Sandia Foothills Open Space, the Petroglyph National Monument and the Rio Grande Valley State Park, the City of Albuquerque Open Space Division preserves over 366 acres of farmland within the Albuquerque area?
We’ve joined forces with local farmers, businesses, and conservation organizations to bring attention to local agriculture and how you can help preserve the traditions of farming in our great city.
Highlights for this year’s festival include
- Hay bale rides
- Live animals
- Kids art table
- Magic and juggling
- Self guided tours of our Traditions Garden and Land Art sculptures.
- And more!
Thank you to our 2013 Urban Farm and Harvest Festival Sponsors!
Don’t forget to bring a shopping bag and purchase local produce while you visit booths from local farmers, businesses, artisans, and more!
For more information about the event, call the Open Space Visitor Center at (505) 897-8831
Thank You! 2011 Urban Farm and Harvest Festival Sponsors
- Out of the Blue Toy Store
- Flying Star Café
- La Montanita Coop
- Whole Foods Market
- Open Space Alliance
- The Urban Store
2010 event sponsors and partners:
- The Open Space Alliance
- Out of the Blue Toys
- Flying Star
- La Montanita Coop
- Whole Foods
- Keller’s Meats
- The ABQ Backyard Farms Project
- Bernalillo County Cooperative Extension