Food

Adventures in Dining, Oaxaca-Style

Words and photographs by Ehren Seeland One of the most effective ways to truly get to know a culture is to immerse your senses in the cornucopia of local delicacies that a region has to offer. Chefs, foodies and explorers with adventurous palates descend on the state of Oaxaca in droves in order to partake… Continue reading Adventures in Dining, Oaxaca-Style

Women Borrowers

Featured En Vía Borrower: Angela

Words and photographs by Ehren Seeland A tangled mass of trumpet music infiltrates our Thursday afternoon, rhythm moving in tune with the clack-clack of the enormous standing foot pedal looms that line the workspace of Familia Lazo Mendoza. In the courtyard of the family compound, sweeping views of Teotitlan del Valle survey the scene as… Continue reading Featured En Vía Borrower: Angela

Oaxaca

Oaxaca at Street Level

Words and photographs by Ehren Seeland “Gas! Agua! Tamales!” It’s 9am on a Monday morning in Oaxaca, a UNESCO World Heritage City in Mexico with a population of roughly a quarter of a million people. Fuschia-tinted blooms sashay overhead as I glide past a rotating selection of street vendors who call out offerings over incomprehensible… Continue reading Oaxaca at Street Level

En Via Events, Oaxaca life

In the Market for a Chat

Story by Kim Groves and photos by Julia Turnbull The first conversation I had about setting up a table at Xochimilco’s organic market was a long one. Usually there is a considerable process for venders to get in, and even a queue. Alfredo, the mar...