Food, Art, Music. For the Community, by the Community. The Rail Yards Market is every 1st thru 4th Sunday beginning May 3rd and running through October 2015.
The Rail Yards Market Vision:
The Rail Yards Market is focused on building a resilient, sustainable local economy that we all love to work and play in. Through food, art, and music, we hope to bring our community together in an atmosphere of fun, learning, and creativity. Rail Yards Market is a community organization operating under the the fiscal sponsorship of a Barelas Community Coalition, a certified 501(c)(3).
The Rail Yards Market Mission:
The Rail Yards Market’s mission is to celebrate the cuisine, culture, and art of Albuquerque and the State of New Mexico. Our commitment is to:
Preserve the legacy of an historic downtown neighborhood.
Gather the city’s many communities around a shared space.
Nurture the next generation of local entrepreneurs.
Create a dynamic hub for Albuquerque’s agricultural and artistic communities.
Promote tourism by providing Albuquerque with a must-see destination in the heart of downtown.
Demonstrate one of many potential uses for the Rail Yards site.
Promote the knowledge and preservation of New Mexico’s heirloom crop varieties
We are currently gearing up full-steam ahead for 2015!