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Traditional Mexican Markets

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Here you can find...


Extensive sections about:     FOOD   |   HANDICRAFT  |   PRODUCE
How to reach two spectacular mercados in the Mexico City area
An annotated list of over 75 notable Mexican mercados
A list of the specialties of about 275 handicraft-producing Mexican towns
More about mercados:      BOOKS  |  WEB SITES


Profiles of hard-working, underappreciated producers of mercado goods
A poignant twenty-six page essay entitled One Day in the Life of a Mercado
A General information section about  the many mercado kinds
A mercado history section detailing thousands of years of   development


An image gallery capturing the essence of traditional Mexican markets