FERIA EL GUSTICO COSTARRICENSE 2012
RURAL ENTREPRENEURS GOURMET FOOD FESTIVAL
WHEN: February 18 and 19, 2012 - 8am-9pm
WHERE: San Jose (Barrio California - east side) - at the Centro para las Artes y la Tecnologia la Aduana (aka - Antigua Aduana - the old customs building - 2-223-3699) on Calle 23 and Avenida 3 just north of the Estacion al Atlantico / the Atlantic Train Station.
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Small agri-food businesses in Costa Rica have a 2-day food fair/festival where nearly 100 specially selected rural entrepreneurs will show off their goods at the FERIA EL GUSTICO COSTARRICENSE 2012 - Saturday and Sunday - February 18 and 19 from 8am-9pm at the Antigua Aduana (old customs building) on the east San Jose on Calle 23 just north of the Estacion al Atlantico Train Station.
"The exhibition includes samples of products with high added value and high quality produced, divided into six categories: exotic products, innovative, traditional, organic, gourmet and plants and flowers," explained the Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Tania Lopez Lee.
The majority of the vendors are women producers from rural areas all over the country. These women dedicate themselves to cultivation of products that are exotic, innovative and traditional, according to a press release by Instituto Nacional de las Mujeres.
Vendors will offer cooking lectures, music, and shows with Costa Rican famous national chefs. Some of the featured items at the expo will be lactose products from cow, goat and buffalo. There will also be products made from cacao, coffee, jellies, jams, and flour. Besides cooking ingredients there will be well-being products such as natural cosmetics, medicines, and personal care.
The fair will conclude on Sunday 19 with a great concert by Luis Ulloa.
The entrance to the Fair is FREE!
EVENT SITE: http://FeriaGustico.mag.go.cr
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