San Isidro Day Intergenerational Gathering

CCPA presents “Celebrando dia de San Isidro Labrador” – Acequia Traditions on Sunday, May 19th from 2pm-4pm

Isidore the Farm Labourer, also known as Isidore the Farmer (Spanish: San Isidro Labrador) (c. 1070 – May 15, 1130), was a Spanish farmworker known for his piety toward the poor and animals. He is the Catholic patron saint of farmers and of Madrid, El Gobernador, Jalisco and of La Ceiba, Honduras. His feast day is celebrated on May 15.

The Spanish profession name labrador comes from the verb labrar (“to till”, “to plow” or, in a broader sense, “to work the land”). Hence, to refer to him as simply a “laborer” is a poor translation of the Spanish labrador as it makes no reference to the essential farming aspect of his work and his identity. His real name was Isidro de Merlo y Quintana.

San Isidro Celebration will include participation from local youth, including the production of Chimayó Chile Seeds starter cups and a blessing of the acequia next to the Chimayó Museum. More details coming soon.



May 19 2024


2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Chimayo Museum
Plaza del Cerro Chimayó, NM 87522
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