Michael Vallejos demonstrates how the skin peels off of a roasted chile at High Desert Industrial Supply in Belen.
Cameron Goeldner grew up in Boulder, Colo., and attended the University of New Mexico. He covers everything sports for all Valencia County schools.
Michael Vallejos, owner of High Desert Industrial Supply in Belen, empties a batch of roasted chiles from his roaster at the store.
A worker empties out the remaining chile to steam as his coworker readies the next batch at Snake Farms in Los Lunas.
Varieties of green chile are displayed at the Snake Farms Store in Los Lunas.