Productos de la Feria de los agricultores – Chapter Two: starchy root vegetables and some juicy fruits

Another fun visit to the feria in Alajuela yielded several pictures of exotic tubers and some delicious fruit. I always ask the vendors for permission before I take a picture of their commodities on display. So far everyone has granted their leave, either with the shrug of a shoulder or the flick of a wrist, […]

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Un Garrobo, Brisas Dulces y Maracuyá

‘GARROBITO’ Friday morning in Atenas, Alajuela, Costa Rica, invariably means a stroll past the stands of la feria agricultura. The vendors sell locally grown produce, as well as chickens, eggs, cheeses, meats, baked goods, coffee, tamales and much more. Their stands form a double ‘L’ along two sides of a mildly neglected park with an exercise area for the marching band […]

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