The organic and artisan market is a shopping alternative away from the classic commercial circuits and large stores. Here we will find the stamp of the genuine without intermediaries and in an almost festive atmosphere. A few dozen street vendors, who come from all over Asturias, carry the purest gastronomy and crafts of the Principality as a flag and combine it with different fun and educational activities at street level.
Very close to Mercado Ecológico y Artesano de Gijón
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Map: how to get to Mercado Ecológico y Artesano de Gijón
The market is held in main square from the city, all the second weekends of each month, Saturdays and Sundays, and in it we will find a varied assortment: sausages, spelled bread, organic cheeses, vegetables from an orchard without chemistry, natural yoghurt, jet, puppets, preserves, liqueurs, restored furniture, natural cosmetics, textiles and a long etcetera. Artisan products and / or organic to feed us healthily or as an alternative for an original gift, handmade with all the delicacy and wisdom of Asturian artisans. They give each piece its own artistic and / or culinary value respecting the environment and the principles of organic farming. Approaching the market is to know first hand these trends in organic products and the forms of artisan work more typical of the region. It supposes at the same time a form to consume healthy and solidaria with the nature and even with the countries of the call Third World through a small representation of fair trade.
This market is also a good way to enjoy as a family, as children usually have at their disposal different workshops where they learn the value of things done with their own hands. To guarantee learning the workshops will be organized by age. The themes of the same range from clay modeling to the elaboration of artisan pieces based on wood, tempera or cardboard, through recycling workshops, organic farming ...
Another incentive to visit this market is its location, at the foot of the Cimadevilla neighborhood, old fishing district, where sidrerías, chigres and restaurants with Asturian flavor proliferate.
One step away we find ourselves on the beach of San Lorenzo and the Puerto Deportivo, therefore it is an ideal starting point to walk around the city.