La Junta and the Arkansas Valley is famous for its fresh vegetables and melons. As summer approaches the farm markets will open to the delight of residents and visitors alike.
Follow Highway 50 through Otero County: Late summer is here and so are the Farm Markets. The Arkansas Valley farmers have worked hard on their farms all season to grow a wide variety of produce. The farmer's markets are open now - and La Junta and the other towns along the Arkansas River Valley are inundated with visitors seeking the good bounty from this fertile land. Corn, melons, and fresh produce will be the treasures brought home from La Junta - ready to grace the tables throughout Colorado. The Farm Markets are such an important tradition in Southeast Colorado. Come on over to La Junta and check them out!
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