Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Growers' Market Has Roots.(West Side Journal)

Byline: Penne Usher Journal Staff Writer

* Couple's involvement with Los Ranchos event goes back 10 years

The sun has been up for hours, as has the couple tending their backyard garden.

For 10 years, Ray and Mary Arrowsmith have been growing produce to sell at the Los Ranchos Growers' Market.

Most mornings, the couple are busily harvesting produce in preparation for the market.

Mary said she enjoys selling their homegrown goodies at the market, while Ray is more interested in the growing process.

The pride Ray gains from growing a plethora of plants is easily discernible as he points out the budding crops soaking up the sun on the couples nearly two-acre property. …

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