Local Food Festival

Local Food Festival

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2014 Local Food Festival & Field Day 

Theme:  "Discover the Many Faces of Local Food"

When:  Sunday, October 12, 2014 from 11am-4pm

Where:  Gutierrez-Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta Blvd. SW, 87105 


Call for Vendors

The online application is ready! Apply now to have a space at the 2014 Local Food Fest!

Call for Volunteers

The volunteer application is ready! Join us now in making the 2014 Local Food Fest the best one yet!


Celebrating Food from the Ground Up

The Local Food Festival and Field Day is an annual event highlighting local food and agriculture in our region. The festival is organized by the MRCOG Agriculture Collaborative in partnership with Bernalillo County Open Space and a variety of local groups and organizations.

The continued success of this event reflects the ever-increasing demand for local agriculture, locally produced foods and gardening related activities. Many festival attendees have stated that they are now more willing to seek out New Mexico food products and to shop at area farmers' markets. Others have indicated a new interest in growing more food and including more fresh and local foods as a part of their regular diet.

Connecting the public with local growers, producers, and businesses is crucial in sustaining local agriculture. The Local Food Festival and Field Day is one step in helping to make those connections.

Enjoy a wide variety of activities including:

  • Workshops and lectures about gardening/farming, seed saving, New Mexico's farming history and culture, and more!
  • Music by local artists, youth performances + readings
  • Tastings and chef demos + pie contest* (*2014 contest details coming soon) brought to you by Edible Santa Fe
  • Cycling tours of the area (details TBA!) and a bike valet, courtesy of Bike ABQ and the NM Touring Society
  • Activities for kids including sack races, seed spitting contests, face painting and more!

2010 Food Festival


  • The Hubbell House Alliance also will provide guided tours of the house, the farm, and the demonstration gardens.
  • Beekeepers will talk about the importance of pollinators.
  • Community partners will host a seed giveaway.
  • More exciting events to come! 


Special Thanks to Our 2014 Festival Donors

  • Honeydew ($1,000)
  • Apple ($500)
  • Turnip ($100)
    • La Montañita Coop
    • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We are still accepting donations for the 2014 festival. Interested? Contact us at (505) 724-3619 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for details.


2014 Current Partners and Sponsors


Highlights from Previous Local Food Festivals

2013:  Returning to the Land:  Planting the Future

2013 LFF Logo

The 2013 Local Food Festival and Field Day was a success with approximately 6,000 in attendance. A special thanks to everyone who made this event possible! See our 2013 festival photo album on Flickr

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Past Local Food Festivals





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