Oaxaca life

Market Spotlight: Sundays in Tlacolula

Words and photography by Ehren Seeland There is an abundance of markets in the state of Oaxaca that collectively speak to all of the senses. Rife with livestock, produce, textiles, pottery and an array of local delicacies, one of the most authentic experiences that one can explore while visiting this intriguing region of Mexico is… Continue reading Market Spotlight: Sundays in Tlacolula

En Via Events, Indigenous Culture, Oaxaca life

Walking the Walk: Volunteers and the Adoptive City of Oaxaca.

By Kathryn Boelk As a new volunteer to En Vía, I have had the opportunity to meet not only the inspirational and determined women who participate in the program as borrowers, but also the spirited volunteers who support the program and all that it...

Indigenous Culture, Oaxaca life

Lining up for Cheese: The Delights of Shopping outside the Supermarket

By Kim Groves I had my orange market bag tucked under my arm, and a few 10 peso coins jingling ready in my hand. I think I was flicking idly through a newspaper that someone had left on the counter. A woman of about 40 years sidled up beside me an...