It is a meeting point between local producers in ecology and the public that is held every Saturday from 8:30 to 14:00 in the surroundings of the fountain of Hispanidad, Plaza del Pilar.
It has more than 20 stalls where producers from the area around Zaragoza directly offer their organic products, vegetables, fruit, nuts, eggs, dairy products, preserves... In addition, on the fourth Saturday of each month, there are agro-ecological exhibitions at the same Agro-ecological Exhibition from 10 am to 2 pm, with music, dance, workshops, children's activities, collectable recipes, tapas tasting and much more, in a space for local seasonal gastronomy and, enjoyment and relationship building.
The first exhibition took place on 6 June 2009 in the Sinués Urbiola square, behind the Teatro Principal, and it was the first exhibition that hosted local and organic production in our city, promoted by the Zaragoza City Council's Environment and Sustainability Agency together with organisations such as UAGA-COAG, CERAI and the Aragonese Committee for Organic Agriculture, as well as all the associations in the environmental, neighbourhood and social spheres.
Since then this project has been strengthened, becoming a meeting point for responsible consumption in the city of Zaragoza and a reference that has served as inspiration for the implementation of similar experiences in other parts of Spain.
In this meeting space a direct contact is established between producers and consumers that favours trust and mutual knowledge and encourages:.
- The guarantee of a fair price for producers and consumers.
- The maintenance of small farmers and the development of the rural world.
- The preservation of traditions and/or recipes linked to the products of the land.
- Bringing citizens closer to the reality of the rural milieu and the work carried out by farmers.
- The knowledge of the farmers of the tastes and demands of the consumers, which results in a better offer of products.
- Creating networks
- Local institution
- Peasant movement, Peasant organisation