El Mercadito Mini Market

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El Mercadito Mini Market
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July 16 and every 3rd Saturday El Mercadito features even more local foods & entertainment! This event is free and open to the public.

July theme: El Mercadito Verde - The Green Mercadito Cultural and Environmental Sustainability
Trash for Peace

12:30 ZUMBA!
2pm Open invitation for Taekwondo class
4pm Yankee Gaucho (Argentinian inspired music)

At our fabulous once-per-month Mini Market "El Mercadito" at Portland Mercado, we continue to support small local businesses & provide the community with products, foods and crafts that are made, grown and produced locally. Each month will have a theme ranging from traditional clothing to futbol!

Dates and Planned Temas:
April 16 - El Aniversario - Mercado's Birthday!
May 21 - Las Telas - traditional clothing, textiles, and weaving
June 18 - El Fútbol - celebrating Copa America all month
July 16 - El Mercadito Verde - products made with natural fibers, cultural and environmental sustainability
August 20 - Salsas Regionales
September 17 - Solidaridad!
October 15 - Fiesta de Pinatas

Confirmed vendors include:
*** Titocharango (Tito Amaya Hernandez)-- Clothing, jewelry, instruments, music
Botánica Artisan, LLC Artisanal handmade soaps (via Adelante Mujeres)
***Amaro's Produce, Locally farmed and harvested organic produce (via Adelante Mujeres)
*** Pozole to the People --Jarred pozole red soup base
*** Batter Bakery PDX -- Shortbread cookies & other sweet treats
*** PlantSpeak Herbals -- Hand mixed herbal teas
*** Orchid Violeta - Baby onesies (clothing)
*** Amparo's Flowers - Flowers!
*** Higher Calling Apparel custom cultural screen prints
*** Mildreds Sweet Treats -- baked goods
*** Arte Quitirrisi - Costa Rican natural fiber creations
*** Teocalli Collections -- handcrafted artesania from around Latin America
*** DesignX --Print shop for customized clothing and signage

El Mercadito is supported by People-Places-Things, U.S. Department of Agriculture and Hacienda CDC.

Cover photo by Anders Leajgeld
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By: Portland Mercado

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