Feira do Cogumelo e do Medronho - São Barnabé, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut
N 37° 21.458 W 008° 09.918
29S E 573919 N 4134873
Quick Description: The yearly "Feira do Cogumelo e do Medronho" takes place in the remote village of São Barnabé, Southern Portugal.
Location: Beja, Portugal
Date Posted: 11/26/2012 2:36:35 AM
Waymark Code: WMFT22
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar
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Long Description:
Every year in late November takes place this agricultural fairground, dedicated to mushrooms and to "medronho", a berry whith which a strong liquor is produced in these lands. See link bellow for details.

Typically there are stands selling these products (mushrooms and plenty of liquor) as well as other local products, including sweets, jams, honey, sausages. In the evening, live music, and during the day assorted activities, like organized mushroom picking walks with authorized experts, conferences, traditional singing and dancing.

Wikipedia article about "Medronho": (visit link)
When's the Fair?: Late November, tipically the last weekend of the month.

Who's at the Fair?:
The parish with support of the Municipality.

Website of the fair: Not listed

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