Although fall officially starts in late September, yellowing leaves and cooler temperatures signal its arrival by late August. There are many wonderful fall festivals and harvest activities to choose from, so have some cider, pick a pumpkin and get ready. Before you know it, it will be Halloween.
Find out about chile roasting, from how to roast and peel, to where to buy the pods.
Raspberries are abundant in New Mexico, which may come as a surprise to some. But gardeners know raspberries thrive in the high desert.
Take the annual trek to Salman Ranch in Mora to pick your own berries, or try picking them in Chimayo. Heidi's now has its u-pick in Los Lunas. You can't go wrong, whether picking them to eat fresh, or for making jam.
5. Maize Maze
The Rio Grande Community Farm creates a corn maze each year, always in a different shape. For 2013, the maze is shaped like a fractal. Finding your way through it is a lot of fun, and takes planning, skill and a little bit of luck.