Albuquerque, New Mexico – Globally, people have been anticipating New Mexico’s Green Chile Harvest, and for good reason. If you haven’t tried it, it’s pretty much a delicacy to anyone that has tried it. The only thing is, for the most part, the fresh roasted stuff is only available early to late August, until the first freeze. If you live out of state, it may be the only time for you to get it. Green Chile harvest time in New Mexico is a big deal. For many farmers, its the time of year that they make most of their income. Depending on weather conditions, the quality of the chile each year varies, like fine wine.
Early harvest has begun and chile roasters all over the country have geared up, with their propane tanks full, to roast green chile, and to permeate the globe with the awesome smell of roasting green chile. If you’re in New Mexico you’re not going to have a hard time finding it, but if you’re out of state, click the link below to find some great green and red chile from some of the best green and red chile farmers in the state.