Costa Rica has had farmers markets since before they were cool.
Every weekend, towns across the country block off roads for their farmers market, or feria del agricultor. The gatherings are an excellent place to buy fresh fruits and veggies, of course, and they’re also a setting to try new foods, find hand-crafted art and interact with your community.
Tico Times photographer Jacob Spetzler recently visited the Zapote Farmers Market. Here are his favorite shots:
To find your local farmers market, click here.