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D.F.’s Floating Gardens

D.F.’s Floating Gardens

If only 5% of the Xochimilco chinampas were restored for ecological agriculture, it could feed the city, roughly 25 million people, for 30 years. [...]

The Ice Cream Fair and Grilled Nopales

The Ice Cream Fair and Grilled Nopales

The ice cream fair is held in Plaza Quirino Mendoza in Tulyehualco, part of the Xochimilco borough, from March 30th to April 10th, 2012. [...]

Wordless Wednesday – Chinampas

Wordless Wednesday – Chinampas

Last Saturday I went with a group of friends to a tour of las chinampas, floating gardens and farms, in Xochimilco. The tour is offered by De La Chinampa, a company that connects consumers with local [...]

Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday

Sausage lady outside Xochimilco Market. She's been selling tacos at the same spot for decades. [...]

Foodbuzz 24×24: A day in Xochimilco

Foodbuzz 24×24: A day in Xochimilco

Xochimilco is the last remaining trace of a lost empire. Its people, food, religion, canals and way of living might have been influenced by the outside world, but the core of Xochimilco remains intact. This community [...]

Wordless Wednesday: Tacos de Cabeza

Wordless Wednesday: Tacos de Cabeza

Pork head tacos at Xochimilco market. [...]

Tulyehualco Market and The 40th Olive and Joy Fair

Tulyehualco Market and The 40th Olive and Joy Fair

Tulyehualco is technically part of Mexico City, but going there feels like going to the country side. People are very friendly and willing to share their knowledge and stories with strangers. The rush and stress of [...]