Valentine’s Day—that day when you find yourself contemplating your gift-giving skills. You want to show your special someone that he or she makes your heart skip a beat, but you need the perfect gift. Well, fret no more. Our 80+ “make it, bake it, grow it” vendors will help you make this holiday extra special, no matter your gift-giving style.
The Traditionalist – Eder Flores Arte Floral will design a bouquet of tropical flowers and Greeting Cards by Helen will help you express your sentiments. And be sure to stock up on the sweetness of Puerto Vallarta Peanuts’ peanut brittle and Xocodiva’s chocolate-dipped bananas.
The Romantic – Spoil your beloved with the soothing sounds of prehispanic musical instruments by Néstor de Jesús Villaseñor García. Luxuriate in Velas Ivix designer candlelight and Banderas SoapBlends’ all-natural bar soaps, lotions and body butter.
The Artist – Show your affection with Color Pod’s coconut pods, Flores del Mar’s seashell flowers, Adriana Coss Vitrofusión-Reciclado’s recycled art and Tellografias’s creative drawings on veiled photographic paper.
The Chef – If the way to your loved one’s heart is through the belly, then wow him or her with a dinner made from just-picked produce, artisan breads and appetizers made with our specialty salsas, dips, and spreads. Dessert is served from any one of our specialty bakers, and top it all off with a sip of Dorwart Whiskey.
The Designer – Spoil your Valentine with customizable swimwear from TY Bikinis. Then visit Begoña Sandalias for matching sandals and Caroline DelMar Collective for the perfect all-in-one skirt cover up. Laura Lopez Labra Designs will outfit you in white cotton apparel for him and her. And for the “icing,” we have a wide assortment of jewelry and handbags.
Once you’ve shopped to your heart’s content, treat yourself to a healing chiropractic treatment (Bahia Chiropractic) or massage (Golden Hands Massage). Then be sure to visit the information booth and complete a customer feedback survey. Earn a chance to win a raffle basket (1000 peso value) overflowing with “make it, bake it, grow it” products donated by our OTFM-TC vendors.
Impassioned by responsible food production, entrepreneurial development and the “buy local” movement, our OTFM-TC is a North American style market celebrating the tradition of Mexico’s tianguis markets. Located in Lazaro Cárdenas Park, the OTFM-TC is open every Saturday from 9:30 am to 2 pm from the first Saturday in November to the last Saturday in May. Visit us on www.oldtownfm.com or Facebook.