It’s that most glorious time of year for our neighbors in New Mexico: chile-roasting season.
HATCH, N.M. – The Hatch Chile Festival returns on Labor Day weekend, September 4 and 5, 2021 in Hatch, New Mexico. This year’s festival is being organized by the Hatch Valley Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with community members, businesses, and various organizations from the Hatch Valley. The all-new, in-town festival experience will make it more »
New Mexico Chile, also known as, Hatch Chile is grown and harvested in the Hatch Valley of New Mexico.
Hatch Chile season comes but once per year (sheds a tear) so I have to take full advantage of the time I have when chiles are in season. Now, you’re probably thinking, “don’t you buy a case, roast them, and freeze them like the rest of us?!” Well… yes I do. But, for some reason more »
I know, I know… Hatch Chile roasts are minimal this year! But that’s OK! The great news is that you can still roast your beloved chiles at home. It’s not as quick or efficient, but you gotta do what you gotta do! My friends at Melissa’s Produce are on a mission to help people roast more »
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 »
I know this has been a crazy couple months, but hopefully, the thought of hatch chiles coming soon is enough to brighten your day! =) Here is the first crop report of 2020: Weather: Mid-90s during the day and Low-60s at night which is great weather for these peppers Seeds have been in the ground since more »
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 »
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 »
Hatch Chile Festival 2019 – Hatch, New Mexico Date: August 31st thru September 1st, 2019 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 more »