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Tour - Artisans of Teotitlan del Valle - Weavers and Silkworm production
Tour - Artisans of Teotitlan del Valle - Weavers and Silkworm production

Thu, Feb 29

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Estacionamiento El Llano

Tour - Artisans of Teotitlan del Valle - Weavers and Silkworm production

Teotitlan del Valley, east of Oaxaca in the Tacolula Valley is world famous for the production of woven woolen rugs and many other articles. We will also visit a unique family business where they grow mulberry leaves and cultivate silkworms

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Time & Location

Feb 29, 2024, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Estacionamiento El Llano, Dr. Liceaga 117, RUTA INDEPENDENCIA, Centro, 68000 Oaxaca de Juárez, Oax., Mexico

About the event

Teotitlan del Valley, located 28 kms (17 miles) east of Oaxaca in the Tacolula Valley is world famous for the production of woven woolen rugs and many other articles. Our first stop will be at a women’s co-operative for a discussion of the co-op and a natural dyes demonstration. Afterwards, we will visit a unique family business where they grow mulberry leaves and cultivate silkworms. The silk is made into thread and then used to produce clothing and other products. There are shopping opportunities at both stops. 

Not included: Cost of lunch is 150 mxn cash. We will lunch at the Comedor el Jaguar restaurant in Teotitlan.

Additional Costs:  Artesans will have beautiful handmade products for sale.  If you are interested in purchasing for yourself or as gifts, bring cash for purchases of any of these items. 

This tour will depart on time at 9:30 am  from the parking lot across from the south side of Llano Park. Plan to arrive 15 minutes before departure time. Unclaimed seats may be re-sold at boarding time.

If this tour is sold out, you can take a chance that seats may be available and come to the boarding spot 15 minutes before departure. These seats must be paid for in cash.

No Refunds will be available. If you are not able to attend the event, you are welcome to sell your reservation to others. Please notify the library of change of name for reservation.

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