May 27, 2022
 | 8:58 am

Farmers markets prepare for summer’s bounty

A seasonal outpouring of vegetables and fruits is heading to our local farms and farmers markets ...

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It’s almost time for Puebloans to reap the benefits of local farmers’ efforts. A seasonal outpouring of vegetables and fruits is heading to our local farms and farmers markets.

Here’s where and when you can grab fresh Pueblo produce, including some year-round options at local farms. Hours and available produce may vary, so check with each market or farm for the most up-to-date information.

LOCAL FARM STANDS

DiSanti Farms (seasonal)
29114 South Road
Info: www.facebook.com/DiSantiFarms, disantifarms@gmail.com
or 719-948-2526

DiTomaso Farms (seasonal)
37137 U.S. 50 East
Info: www.facebook.com/ditomasofarms1 or 719-948-3200

Mauro Farms and Bakery (year-round)
936 36th Lane
Info: www.maurofarms.com, www.facebook.com/MAURO.FARMS
or 719-948-3381

Milberger Farms at Peppe’s (year-round)
28570 U.S. 50 East
Info: www.milbergerfarms.com, milbergerfarmsatpeppes@gmail.com,
www.facebook.com/WherePuebloChileisKing or 719-948-3305

Musso Farms (seasonal)
35779 Hillside Road
Info: www.mussofarmschileroom.com, www.facebook.com/MussoFarms, socochileinc@gmail.com or 719-948-3581

Pantaleo Farms (seasonal)
39651 South Road
Info: www.pantaleofarms.com, www.facebook.com/Pantaleo-Farms-The-Great-Pumpkin-Patch-157187447646762 or 719-948-4556

Peppers & Petals (year-round)
2115 Santa Fe Drive
Info: www.facebook.com/Peppers-Petals-LLC-194659252304/,
peppersplus@socolo.net or 719-546-3137

Vigil Farms (seasonal)
880 41st Lane, Vineland
Info: www.facebook.com/Vigil-Farms-104646961953778 or 719-240-5525

SEASONAL FARMERS MARKETS

Southern Colorado Farmers Market and Craft Fair
Get ready for three markets in one this season. In addition to its traditional Friday morning market at Mineral Palace Park, two evening markets are being added – one at Mineral Palace and another at Lake Minnequa.
Dates: July 8-Sept. 30 (may extend into October)
Time: 4-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Lake Minnequa Veterans Memorial Park, 3005 Lakeshore Drive (off Pueblo Boulevard); 7 a.m.-noon and 4-7 p.m. Fridays, Mineral Palace Park, 1500 N. Santa Fe Ave.
Info: www.facebook.com/SoCofarmandcraft or socofarmandcraft@gmail.com

Pueblo Riverwalk Farmers Market
The Riverwalk market returns with a weekly offering. Details will be available on the Riverwalk website.
Dates: Thursdays, Sept. 1-29
Time: TBA (afternoons)
Info: www.puebloriverwalk.org, 719-595-0242 or info@puebloriverwalk.org

Note: The Pueblo West Community Marketplace, run by the Farmers’ Marketeers through the Master Gardener program at the Colorado State University Extension Office, will not operate in 2022. According to a statement on the marketplace’s Facebook page, organizers are making improvements and plan to return in 2023.

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