Arqueixal and Amorodo will be at the Mercado de la Cosecha in Vigo this week

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Mercado de la Cosecha

The Mercado de la Cosecha begins its sixth week of activity in Vigo, giving protagonism to two initiatives who are committed to sustainable rural development and have managed to turn themselves into real success stories in Galicia. From Monday 22 June until Saturday 27 June, the products from Arqueixal and the ecological marmalades and preserves of Amorodo will share their story and the philosophy behind their products.

Opening times are Monday to Saturday, 11am-3pm, and 5-9pm. In addition to the central initiatives, visitors to the pop-up store this month can find 8 exemplary projects from rural Galicia. From 15 June to 11 July, anyone visiting the Mercado de la Cosecha in Vigo will have the opportunity to discover the biscuits of Granxa Maruxa, organic honey from Abella Lupa, hand-made ice-cream by Bico de Xeado, oils from Olei, Ponte da Boga wines, Naiciña chestnuts and Maeloc ciders.

This week, with Arqueixal and Amorodo as protagonists of the Mercado de la Cosecha the following activities will be carried out:

Wednesday 24:

11am to 12.30pm- Showcooking with Pepe Solla, Restaurante Casa Solla, with Amorodo preserves.

6pm- “Consumo responsable y desarrollo rural” (“Responsible consumption and rural development”), with Diego Alonso Salgado

Thursday 25:

6.30pm- Cheese-making workshop (Suitable for all. Children must be accompanied by an adult)

8pm- “Los cuatro pilares del proyecto Arqueixal” (“The four pillars of the Arqueixal project”), with Xosé Luis Carreira

Friday 26:

6pm- “Agricultura ecológica en Galicia” (“Ecological agriculture in Galicia”), with Ernesto Sánchez Salgado

Saturday 27:

6pm- “Merendola rock”, Tasting of Amorodo products accompanied by the music of Lonely Coaster (band from Rock de Sotelo)

About Arqueixal

Arqueixal is a family-run farm located in Santiago de Albá, in the region of Ulloa in the province of Lugo. With respect for the environment and a commitment for their surroundings, Arqueixal promotes rural sustainable development from an ecological, economic and social perspective combining the four basic pillars that sustain their philosophy and way of life.

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The first pillar of this family-run farm is the production of milk, the origin and essence of their organic products; the second, hand-made cheeses, fruit of traditional know-how and carrying the Denominación de Origen Arzúa-Ulloa; the third, is Active Eco-agritourism, a model of bioconstruction, certified by CERES and a part of the Spanish network ECOTUR, and the fourth and last pillar is what is known as knowledge culture, via which they propose different experiences to share, re-evaluate and add value to the heritage of Galicia, simultaneously promoting a sustainable lifestyle with absolute respect for the environment.

About Amorodo

After winning a desserts contest, María and Yolanda launched themselves into fruit and organic vegetable preservation in glass jars. Their recipes have been awarded several prizes, and they use the best quality raw material from the closes sources possible. Their position is a difficult one, but very necessary in the chain between producers and distributors.

Amorodo 1

About the Mercado de la Cosecha pop-up store

The Mercado de la Cosecha Pop-Up store is an experience supported by Corporación Hijos de Rivera, Gadis and R, with the aim of promoting Galician socioeconomic development and the sustainability of rural areas.

This space will be open from 15 May to 31 July, from Monday to Saturday, 11am to 3pm, and from 5-9pm. Throughout the next two and a half months, the Mercado de la Cosecha will become an open space for spreading and sharing ideas, and there we have seen, and will see, from the yoghurts of Casa Grande de Xanceda, to the plant sponges of Ibérica de Esponjas, the marmalades of Amorodo, cheeses by Cortes de Muar, the mariñeiras biscuits by Daveiga, free-range eggs from Pazo de Vilane, the oils from Olei, Arqueixal yoghurts, the clogs of Elena Ferro, chestnuts from Naiciña, ice-cream by Bico de Xeado, honey from Abella Lupa, earthworm compost by Ecocelta, baskets by Idoia Cuesta, biscuits by Granxa Maruxa, the apples with which Maeloc cider is made, and the grapes used for Ponte da Boga wines.

Pop Up Store del Mercado de la Cosecha en Vigo


Location: Calle Policarpo Sanz, 28. Vigo.

Opening Times: 11am to 2pm and 5-9pm.

Activities:. LIMITED PLACES. BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Anyone wishing to participate in the activities can book a place at the shop or by calling 886 14 37 74.

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