Organic Produce – Artisan Products – Food Markets – Arts & Crafts

by Giovanna Denning

Mercado Organico de San José:

This is the fifteenth season of the San José Mercado Orgánico (SANJOMO)! The official start of this season’s market took place on November 4, 2017 at “La Huerta Maria” (located directly in front of the Jockey Club / road to Las Animas) near downtown San José Del Cabo. The market opens from 9am to 3pm. The San José Del Cabo Organic Market looks to promote and create a multicultural market by providing a space for the sale of locally grown organic products, prepared food, arts and crafts, as well as a forum of educational activities for the community. They emphasize and promote the importance of ecological and sustainable packaging, recycling and producer/buyer awareness, which not only informs, but also improves the quality of life for our community. Some of the services you can find at the Organic Market of San José are: licensed massages and body work therapies, educational and cultural materials like books and pamphlets, art, designs and artistic creations like original jewelry and clothes. And of course, organic quality products, food and more. For more information email: info@sanjomo.com or visit: www.sanjomo.com.

Farmers Market in Palmilla

At the Farmers Market in Palmilla you will find something new and different every week, starting from the vegetables and fruits of the season, all the way to special products like regional wines, traditional Mexican candies, and biodegradable cleaning products. They are proud to say that all of their products whether it is chicken, eggs, seafood, pasta, natural honey, vegetables, fruits and even beauty and spa products are 100 percent organic. So, if you are looking to find a healthy and completely safe market that has a variety of products, this is a good option. Some more of the offerings you can find at the Farmers Market in Palmilla are: paninis, cookies and healthy muffins, a variety of Mexican style dishes, roasted organic chicken, fresh juices, coffee, jams and jellies. They also have a variety of plants, palms, landscaping, potted herbs, and fine herbs to help you start out your own little organic heaven. As well for all of you eco-conscious fashionistas, they have a selection of jewelry, accessories, arts and crafts and more. For more information email: info@theshoppes.com.mx.

Cabo San Lucas Organic Market in Pedregal

The Cabo San Lucas Organic Farmer’s Market has an amazing variety of fresh produce, seafood, organic chicken, eggs, cheeses, herbs and fruits, along with a selection of prepared foods. It’s the place to be on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday mornings from 8:00am to noon, where you can meet up with friends and shop for some of the best organic foods in Cabo San Lucas. They also have a little breakfast café called Penny Lane Café, perfect for getting together with your friends and family and just enjoying the view. Some more of the products you can find at the Organic Farmer’s Market in Pedregal are: fresh organic vegetables, bakery items, breakfast at Penny Lane Café, breads, cookies, lasagna, sauces and more! For more information visit: www.caboorganicmarket.com.

El Merkado

El Merkado in San José Del Cabo is a modern and innovative food procurement and distribution concept, a heavenly destination for any foodie here in Los Cabos. It was inspired by the great marketplaces of Europe, a trendy and variety full option that provides a great experience of dining in a place with some of the freshest ingredients of the highest quality. El Merkado was designed as a gathering option for friends and family. Some of the products you can find at El Merkado are: artisanal pizzas, fresh pasta, greek food, freshly pressed juices and salads, ultra fresh seafood and sushi, baked goods, meat, wine, fruit and vegetables, seafood and more. For a quality dining experience you can either pick up and go, go grocery and product shopping, or stay and enjoy your evening in restaurants like La Central, Pan di Bacco, The Office, Akira Sushi & Sashimi, -12◦C Gelato, Cabo BBQ, Cha Cha Cha Jugos y Ensaladas, Carbón Cabrón, Gyaros, El Pancake House, La Carreta, La Osteria, and more! For more information you can visit: elmerkado.mx.

Mercado Municipal de San José

If you are looking to find where the locals go to get either their fruits and vegetables, seafood and other food products, or just where to have a real authentic Mexican meal, this is the place to go. The Mercado Municipal de San José (or Municipal Market of San José) is where most of the true locals go to shop for local products. Whether it is fresh fish and seafood you are looking for, or fresh fruit and vegetables, or authentic artisanal products, you will find a selection of hundred percent Mexican made products as well as the famous “Loncherias” (little breakfast and lunch places) where you can enjoy the old style Mexican flavor that reminds you of a home cooked meal by your Mexican abuelita (grandma), if you had one. So next time you are feeling a little adventurous and want to taste some old traditional cooking, now you know where to go! They are open every day from 7:00am to 5:00pm.