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It’s Farmers’ Market Season in Vallarta!

Alexis Velasco
Dec. 31, 2016
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Local artisans are ready to seduce all those looking for handmade, one-of-a-kind products in Puerto Vallarta.

Every Saturday morning from autumn to spring, the Olas Altas Farmers’ Market takes place at Plaza Lázaro Cárdenas in colonia Emiliano Zapata. It brings together an interesting bunch of local artisans who showcase all kinds of products at their stands, appealing hundreds of local and foreign visitors.

Without a doubt this is one of the most anticipated ongoing events for the season because it offers the opportunity to purchase unconventional, handmade accessories, as well as organic food, art pieces by independent artists and natural healthcare products.

Encouraged by the opportunity to meet new vendors and see the new items on display, we visited the market a few weeks ago. Check out what we found!

We hope you feel inspired and plan on attending this week’s event.

Taiyari Tortillas

Handmade tortillas made with different types of corn grown in El Tuito, a small town located approximately one hour south of Puerto Vallarta.

Taiyari Tortillas are cooked on a comal, which is a traditional flat griddle.

Aleo Zubiaga (vendor) and his partners at Taiyari Tortillas’ stand.

Claudette Johnston

Designer Claudette Johnston is joining the Olas Altas Farmers’ Market for the very first time.

She crafts beautiful, high quality leather and canvas bags.

Johnston’s leather bags and accessories have been sold in several markets around the world. She’s currently working on her own clothing line.

Originally from Vancouver, Canada, she has traveled the world looking for inspiration and finally made Mexico her home in 2004.

  

Learn more about Claudette Johnston’s collection at www.c-johnstondesign.com.

Wiki Art by Liz Montejano

Mexican young architect Liz Montejano creates unique souvenirs, key holders, cup holders and fridge magnets featuring Pre-hispanic symbols.

These key holders designs inspired by surf culture and Mexican tradition are some of the favorite Wiki Art pieces among visitors.

 

Liz Montejano, Wiki Art designer.

Campo Verde Organic

This local farm offers pesticide-free organic vegetables (including Asian veggies), fine herbs and exotic fruits. Their products are grown in Las Palmas, a small town perched near the Sierra Madre Mountains located northeast of Puerto Vallarta.

Organic eggplants, chile de árbol peppers, ginger and limes.

Learn more about Campo Verde Organic by following their Facebook Page.

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