Places to find fresh produce in Santa Cruz…and much more…
If you are looking for places to buy fresh produce in Santa Cruz, or for more immersive experiences around local products. Read on; we are going to tell you about four very special places where you can be surprised and get in touch with the land in the most authentic way.
We have already talked about the Market of Our Lady of Africa. A place of reference in the capital, to find the freshest products. Place of reference for market cuisine and lovers of km0 products offered: fruits, vegetables, meats and fish. As well as flowers, typical and traditional sweets, bakery and a long etcetera that will surprise you. Here you can find ingredients for all tastes. Both local and international flavors that have strongly influenced our gastronomy. All this in an enclosure full of curiosities that gives a different charm to the hectic pace of the city.
LA ALEGRÍA DE LA HUERTA ASSOCIATION
If you want to make the most authentic immersion and learn about the productive activity in the heart of the municipality, you have to know La La Alegría de la Huerta Association. A farm of more than 10,000 m2 located in the neighborhood of La Alegria in Santa Cruz de Tenerife where members are offered plots of land to tend their own vegetable gardens for self-consumption. The Finca, which has been registered in the register of Organic Agriculture Producers of the Government of the Canary Islands since 2012.
In parallel, they also offer as complementary activities to the gardens, workshops, talks and events related to organic farming, environmental care, healthy habits and cultural issues.
THE GANGOCHERA OF ANAGA
We are talking about La Gangochera de Anaga in our article “
Get to know the Anaga Rural Park and its agricultural biodiversity
“. This place, located in the neighboring municipality of San Cristóbal de La Laguna, in the middle of the Rural Park, is the perfect place to buy local products.
Visitors, hikers and nature lovers are obliged to stop here for a hot drink or to taste a wide variety of Canarian wines accompanied by tapas with the most typical Canarian flavors.
SOLIDARITY URBAN GARDEN
Located in a plot of 1800 m2 in the neighborhood of Añaza, The Solidarity Urban Garden is a parish initiative whose objective is that families, neighbors and those interested in agriculture learn to observe and actively participate in the natural processes of planting, growing, caring for, harvesting and preserving various agricultural crops. In addition to having productive purposes, it has an educational and social content, helping to strengthen integration and teamwork, to recover self-esteem, to promote healthy eating habits and to help feed people and families with social vulnerability.
Interesting, isn’t it?
We hope you enjoy them!