¡Fiesta Latina! provides more than 40 master artisans from all around Mexico an opportunity to share their cultures and goods with those of us north of the border. The Artisan Mercado vendors represent rural women’s cooperatives and families working to preserve ancient traditions, methods and materials.
Some of the items for sale at the mercado include:
- woven baskets and rugs,
- alebrijes (brightly colored Mexican folk art sculptures),
- broom paintings,
- papel amate (bark paper art),
- carved bone sculptures, and
- glass and copper goods.