Create Lasting Family Memories With A Day Trip To Big Jim Farms, An Organic U-Pick Chile Farm In New Mexico
Roasting in late summer doesn’t just refer to those sweltering New Mexico temperatures. For native New Mexicans, this time of year is the season for roasting chiles and we just happen to be in peak season, when these peppers are ripe and hot. This year, make your chile picking and roasting a family affair with a day trip to Big Jim Farms.
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It is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Current pricing on chiles is $1.50 per pound. For additional information, visit their website or Facebook page.
Monica is a Diné (Navajo) freelance writer and photographer based in the Southwest. Born in Gallup and raised in Phoenix, she is Tódich'ii'nii (Bitter Water People) and Tsi'naajinii (Black Streak Wood People). Monica is a staff writer for Only In Your State, photo editor for The Mesa Legend, and previously a staff writer for The Navajo Post. You can reach her at monica.d.spe[email protected]
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