La Cosecha Market

Logo One of our favorite world markets is in Oaxaca City, Mexico. Much love to our friends, vendors, and clients at La Cosecha, Macedonio Alcalá #806 = Mucho amor para nuestros amigos, vendedores, y clientes en La Cosecha, Macedonio Alcalá #806 Key Linksfacebook.com/LaCosechaOaxaca Coronavirus 2020https://donadora.org/campanas/la-cosecha-oaxaca Punto de Abastecomiento = Supply Area: Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9am-12pm …

Oaxaca Links

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Zapotec

Indigenous Peoples: Zapotec Zapotecs are an Indigenous group in Oaxaca with an incredible breadth and depth of culture. There are about 100 variations of the language. This page feature working notes on Zapotec culture, including language, traditional dance, and food. As a language, Zapotec is a group of languages spoken principally in Oaxaca, and also parts of …

Buying Crafts in Oaxaca

Photo: Ron Mader, Arial Playas’ Carved Salmon Collectors seeking traditional black pottery or painted wooden figures can arrange visits to the homes and workshops of the artisans. Here’s our guide to the featured crafts from the state of Oaxaca, Mexico. Support your favorite artisans! Because the pandemic discourages travel, many of our artisan friends are …

Oaxaca’s Central Valleys

Photo: Tule Tree The Central Valleys are easy day-trips from Oaxaca City. The valley is Y-shaped with Oaxaca City in the center and the valley is quite high in altitude — the average is 1,550 meters (5,115 feet). It is also quite extensive, more than 3,375 square kilometers (1,303 square miles) in size. The agricultural …

Teotitlán del Valle

Photo: At the church (2007) Mexico – Walk with the Weavers and spend time in the Place of the Gods. The Zapotec community of Teotitlán del Valle (elevation: 1,670 meters or 5,500 feet) is world-famous for production of colorful weavings (laadi or Ladih in the local language). Natural WorldIn the Náhuatl language of the Aztecs, …

Mazunte

The Pacific coast town of Mazunte is famous for its sea turtles and recommended for chilling out. First the turtles. Thousands of Olive Ridley (Lepidochelys) turtles arrive en masse to lay their eggs in nearby Escobilla Bay. The nesting season usually begins in May and lasts for several months. Although an endangered species, the turtles …

Huatulco

Photo: Sunset Huatulco is one of Mexico’s newst resorts and is located on the Pacific Coast of Oaxaca. The town has beautiful beaches and bays, many of which are accessible via motorboat (lancha). Huatulco is known for its nine bays, powdery white sand beaches, and surrounding mountains. Adventurous travelers head to the whitewater rapids in …

Where to buy folk art in Oaxaca City

Photo: Woven ipod @ Veronica Lazo Mendoza Arte popular has no finer home than Oaxaca City, La Verde Antequera. Whether you are seeking jewelry, woven rugs, shawls, ceramics or elaborate wooden figures, the famous alebrijes, you might be overwhelmed by the variety and quality of local crafts. Our suggestion – take your time, check out …