NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Big Jim Farms celebrated their U-Pick Sunflowers event with the Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce Saturday. The farm, located in Los Ranchos, allows people to pick their own sunflowers.

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It’s a way to bring people together for a common cause while supporting a local business. “You pick, the whole mentality behind it is awesome. That whole initiative, a community’s out here now, and so that’s what we’re trying to build is a community here in Albuquerque,” said Joey Gutierrez, director of membership for the Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce.

The farm is open year-round from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Big Jim Farms is planning to hold u-pick events for chile and pumpkin season later this year.