The Channon Market

Photo The Channon is one of the world’s best markets. More than 220 stallholders display and sell wares, produce and crafts. Scattered around Coronation Park, The Channon is held on the 2nd Sunday of the month. The market is both alcohol-free and pet-free. The Channon (a local aboriginal term for the Burrawang palm, a type of …

Mexico’s Marvelous Mercados

Photo: Guadalajara Mexico’s markets are among the finest in the world. Traditional markets link the present with the past and hopefully the future. A friend leads first-time visitors through Mexico City’s Anthropology Museum in Chapultepec Park. He purposefully stops at the maquetas (models) that depict markets held in the days before Columbus and Cortez. Take …

Market Days in Oaxaca

Photo: Zaachila Market days in Oaxaca are among the most famous in the country. Open air markets are moveable feasts traced back for centuries. They are often called a tianguis, an expression going back to the open air markets of the Aztecs. The tianguis is different than the established markets — mercados — where vendors …

Farmers’ Market

Photo: Channon Farmers’ Market = a physical marketplace intended to sell foods directly by farmers to consumers EssayConsumers are increasingly interested in learning where their food comes from and knowing the farmers who grow it. Shopping at farmers’ markets is an opportunity to directly support farmers and producers. Elsewhere on the Webhttp://www.farmersmarketonline.comhttp://www.foodconnect.com.au – https://www.facebook.com/pages/Food-Connect/22153122699http://action.farmland.org/site/PageServer?pagename=about_I_Love_My_Farmers_Markethttp://blogs.usda.gov/2013/08/08/farmers-markets-teaching-kids-where-food-comes-fromhttp://www.locavored.com/blog/category/farmers-markets/ Las …

Markets

Photo: Channon Market 2006 Markets are as old as the crossroads, a mashup of conversations and commerce embedded in the 360 degree, face-to-face exchange. Our fave (favorite/favourite) markets are a combination of tasting rooms and empathy museums. These venues manifest responsible travel — good places to live and good places to visit. Locals have the …

Christmas Markets

Christmas Market = a street market associated with the celebration of Christmas during the four weeks of Advent. These markets originated in Germany, but are now held in many other countries. Translating: Christmas Market German: Weihnachtsmarkt Embedded Tweets A #Copenhagen moment! 🇩🇰 How do people get to the Christmas market, you ask? Well, now … …