Panza Llena, Corazón Contento: New Mexico Food Fest

“Panza Llena, Corazón Contento” —A Spanish Dicho

Explore the food history of New Mexico at El Rancho de las Golondrinas. Step back in time, as you taste your way through the history of the Land of Enchantment. Experience historic methods of food preparation, learn from food historians, attend demonstrations, sample delicious locally made creations and find something special from our vendors and artisans. Make connections to New Mexico’s contemporary culinary scene and be the judge of an epic posole smack-down. It’s all here at this historic New Mexican ranch and museum, located on the historic Camino Real.

2017
Saturday, August 5 & Sunday, August 6

Time: 10am to 4pm
Adult Admission: $8
Seniors (62+), teens (13–18): $6
12 and under: FREE!

2017 Schedule of Events

 Saturday, August 5

Scheduled Events:

Education Center Talks:
Noon- Farming in New Mexico Before 1492 with Gleena Dean
2pm- Spanish Period Foodways in New Mexico with Cheryl Foote

Tent Talks:
11am- Chile Nativo: From a Good Home, Good Food, From Good Land, Good Harvest with Isaura Andaluz
1pmChocolate History in New Mexico and Colonial Elixirs with Mark Sciscenti
3pmThe Tamale: 10,000 years of Agriculture, 1 Small Corn Parcel with Rocky Durham

Presentations in Historic Buildings:
-11am-
 Foodways of New Mexico in the Territorial Period, 1850-1912 in the Golondrinas Placita

Ongoing Demonstrations and Interactives:
-Comida Buena! Two Sprout Farm and Steve Otero of Getaway Grill with Traditional New Mexico Matanza-Style Cuisine
-Biscochittos from the Horno
-Panocha (Lentel Sprout Wheat Pudding) Tasting
-Make your own Tortillas
-Taste Heirloom Beans and Traditional New Mexican Bread
-Make a Corn Husk Doll
-Judge an Epic Posole Battle

Live Music:
Noon– Alex Maryol
2pm– Lone Piñon

Sunday, August 6

Scheduled Events:

Education Center Talks:
Noon- Farming in New Mexico Before 1492 with Gleena Dean
2pm- Spanish Period Foodways in New Mexico with Cheryl Foote

Tent Talks:
11amChile Nativo: From a Good Home, Good Food, From Good Land, Good Harvest with Isaura Andaluz
1pmAncestral Native American Foods of New Mexico with Lois Ellen Frank
3pmChocolate History in New Mexico and Colonial Elixirs with Mark Sciscenti

Ongoing Demonstrations and Interactives:
–Comida Buena! Two Sprout Farm and Steve Otero of Getaway Grill with Traditional New Mexico Matanza-Style Cuisine
-Bread from the Horno
-Panocha (Lentel Sprout Wheat Pudding) Tasting
-Make your own Tortillas
-Taste Heirloom Beans and Traditional New Mexican Bread
-Make a Corn Husk Doll
-Learn about The Seeds, Water and Traditions That Grow New Mexico’s Food
-Watch a historic field plowing demonstration
-Judge an Epic Posole Battle

Live Music:
Noon– Alex Maryol
2pm– D’Santi Flamenco Guitar Trio

2017 Vendors

New Mexico Gold Oil Infusions, Algondones Beef Jerky, Barrio Brinerny, Freanna Yogurt, San Juan Apiaries, Cacao Santa Fe, Monique Lavender Jams, Old Barrel Tea and Spice Company, Coonridge Organic Goat Cheese, Texas Black Gold Garlic, Madges Fermented Foods, Button Box Aprons, The Naughty Plank, Hil’s Jewelry, Red Mesa Cuisine, Sanding Woman Pottery, Mary Tate Engels Books

Plus: St. Clair Winery, New Mexico Hard Cider, Santa Fe Spirits

Food by:  Two Sprout Farm and Getaway Grill

Food Vendor Application

Download this pdf if you are interested in applying to be a food vendor at the 2017 La Panza Llena: New Mexico Food Fest.

Arts/Crafts/Agricultural Products Vendor Application

Download this pdf if you are interested in applying to be a arts/crafts/agricultural products vendor at the 2017 La Panza Llena: New Mexico Food Fest.

Tavern Vendor Application

Download this pdf if you are interested in applying to be a tavern vendor at the 2017 La Panza Llena: New Mexico Food Fest.