Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - Investours, a local non-profit organization that supports artisans throughout the Bay of Banderas, will be hosting their semi-annual Fair Trade Evening Market on November 8th from 6:30-9 pm at La Luna restaurant located at 466 Venustiano Carranza in Puerto Vallarta.
This event presents a unique opportunity to sample authentic Mexican cuisine from communities throughout the Bay of Banderas, purchase artisanal products made by local women, and enjoy a great night of music and some amazing prizes.
The last Fair Trade Market in April was a huge success, with the over 200 people attending to support local female artisans and celebrate Mexican culture. The weeks event promises to be even bigger, with a raffle that includes luxurious prizes from the St. Regis Resort, local spas, and well-renowned restaurants.
The event was made possible by several local sponsors, including La Luna Restaurant, Mexi-Go Magazine, Vallarta Food Tours, Ladies Outdoor Club Adventures, the Punta Mita Foundation, Gemm TV, Plush Catering and Events, Healthcare Resources Puerto Vallarta, Floydilou Kerr of the Drop-in Art Studio in Bucerias, COEXISTcafé Restaurant & Sports Bar, PV Sea Dive, Corazón de Niña, Yoga Vallarta, Journey Mexico, Amigos de Bucerias, Charlotte Rempfer, Sue Fornoff, and Harold Sokolove.
This Thursday's Fair Trade Market gives you an opportunity to meet many of Investours’ clients while you sample and browse products from throughout the Bay of Banderas region. You don't want to miss this!
Questions about this exciting event? E-mail Corrina - corrina(at)investours.org - or call (322) 192-7009.Investours is a non-profit organization that hosts ethical, cultural tours for socially responsible travelers. On an "investour," travelers are brought intimately into the lives of local artisans who are seeking small loans to improve their business projects. This is an opportunity to gain a perspective of the "real" Mexico, eat traditional foods, and make a difference in someone’s life because Investours uses tour proceeds to support interest-free loans for the artisans visited. E-mail mexico(at)investours.org or call Elly at (322) 191-5309 to arrange a tour.