San José, Costa Rica, since 1956

Farmers’ Markets the Best Place to Buy Local

Below is a selection of farmers’ markets around the

country. Most take place in the mornings.

Central Valley


, 200 m west of Bomba Santa Anita, Fridays

and Saturdays.

Cartago, 200 m south of María

Auxiliadora Church, Saturdays.

Coronado, across

from bus station, Sundays.

Desamparados, Villa

Olímpica, Saturdays.

Escazú, south side of church

and park, Saturdays; organic market, across from

Red Cross, Wednesdays.

Heredia, north side of public

utilities building, Saturdays.

Pavas, next to Palí,


San Ramón, near Central Park, Fridays

and Saturdays.

Santa Ana, next to municipality

building, Sundays.

Zapote, largest in Costa Rica,

with more than 600 farmers and close to 13,000

people, Plaza de Toros, Sundays.

Central Pacific


, Salón Multiuso, Fridays. Quepos, across

from the waterfront, Saturdays.

Cóbano (Nicoya

Peninsula), 50 m west of MAG, Mondays.



, north side of stadium, Fridays. Nicoya,

across from Guardia Rural, Saturdays.

Santa Cruz,

south side of bus stop, Saturdays.



, across from Salón Parroquial, Saturdays.


, across from cemetery, Fridays and Saturdays.

Puerto Viejo

, behind the cultural center, Saturdays.


, organic market, 50 m south of fire station,


Southern Zone

Pérez Zeledón

, 100 m south of the Red Cross,


Río Claro, Golfito, 200 m east of gas

station, Saturdays.

For more information, contact the Costa Rican Organic

Agriculture Movement at 2226-6305 or


, or the National Production

Council at 2257-9355 or

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