In New Mexico, chile is more than a basic food group. It’s our identity.
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Our geology rocks. Our food pops. Even our architecture stands out. Throw in the Wild West, ancient art, and a few UFOs. A celebration of what makes us unique in the nation.
Photographer Douglas Merriam follows migrant workers through the chile harvest in Hatch.
New Mexico chile fuels a global love affair. We dive into the science, the romance, the flavors, and the recipes.
Does it matter where in New Mexico your chile was grown? From Chimayó to Hatch, growers say it’s in the soil—and the seed.