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Hatch Chile Fest 2020

Hatch Chile Festival canceled for first time in 49-year history amid COVID concerns LAS CRUCES – The coronavirus pandemic has claimed yet another beloved New Mexico annual event — the 2020 Hatch Chile Festival. Organizers say it’s the first time the beloved event has been canceled in its 49-year history. The fiesta is held annually over Labor Day more »

hatch chiles being planted

‘Workers aren’t coming in:’ Hatch chile farmers worried about harvest due to pandemic

HATCH, New Mexico — At least one chile farmer in the Hatch Valley said his workers aren’t tending the fields because they’re worried about contracting Covid-19. “Workers aren’t coming in,” said Sergio Grajeda, who has been in business eight years. “Money’s not coming in. It’s affected us pretty bad.” Grajeda has more than 100 acres more »

Colorado and New Mexico governors exchange heated words over which chiles are the greatest!

Pueblo or Hatch chiles?  This was the topic of discussion of a heated Twitter debate between Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham. Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has rekindled flame-throwing rhetoric with our neighbors to the south. It started last week when Polis posted a Facebook message applauding Whole Foods, which is now more »

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Hatch Valley Chile Festival 2017 Updates

Hatch Chile Festival 2017 – Hatch, New Mexico Date: September 2nd and 3rd, 2017 Time: 9am-Till the Sun goes down!  YEE HAW! Location: Hatch, New Mexico Hatch Chile Festival Quick facts Hatch is a village in Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 1,648 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Las more »