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El Galpon - Centro comunal de abastecimiento

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Do You Like To Eat Healthy?

This little gem of a market next to the Lacroze Train station sells organic and healthier food... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2016
billytisme
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Santiago, Chile
As close to 'whole foods' as BA gets

If you're from an organic-eating/fresh/local foods town, and you're living in BA, El Galpon will... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2014
arielmc
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los angeles
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Apr 9, 2016
“Do You Like To Eat Healthy?”
May 14, 2014
“As close to 'whole foods' as BA gets”
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Reviewed April 9, 2016

This little gem of a market next to the Lacroze Train station sells organic and healthier food. Having lived in Colorado and California for most of my adult life, healthier food options were abundant. This is not necessarily the case here in Argentina. Although this...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed May 14, 2014

If you're from an organic-eating/fresh/local foods town, and you're living in BA, El Galpon will feel a little like home. *Because local grocery stores here do NOT have unsugared yogurts and the like. It's only open Wednesday and Saturdays, and is next to a villa(slum),...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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Reviewed March 14, 2014

I really enjoyed the food at the cafe and the variety and diversity of food and wellness offerings for sale.If you can find your way there, it's a hidden gem!

Date of experience: December 2013
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Reviewed January 24, 2014

A very different spot in the land of meat and potatoes. If you're looking for some fresh, organic, produce, this is the place! The vendors here are clearly very passionate about what they do, as are the founders/operators of El Gapon. It's a great place...More

Date of experience: December 2013
1  Thank castisquid
Reviewed January 23, 2014

Myself and a few friends really enjoyed visiting El Galpon this past December. Whilst it can be quite difficult to find, once you are there you will find some very high quality, organic products all housed in this very socially conscious environment. We managed to...More

Date of experience: December 2013
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Reviewed January 23, 2014

Checked this market out as part of a group when I was in BA. It's down a long path and is kind of tough to find, but its definitely worth making the effort. The market itself is undercover with lots of stalls. There is quite...More

Date of experience: December 2013
1  Thank TomP_NZ
Reviewed January 23, 2014

Visited El Galpon when I was in BA last month. It was suggested by some friends as an authentic experience to taste local food. Def agree with that statement; I liked it a lot, it was a nice break from the meat experience :) all...More

Date of experience: December 2013
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Reviewed January 9, 2014

I visited El Galpon this past December and really enjoyed my visit. Not only are the local producers really friendly and great to talk to put the products they are selling are top notch. Best of all this is a place that truly feels authentic....More

Date of experience: December 2013
1  Thank StrikerNI
Reviewed January 6, 2014

Stopped by El Galpon twice when I was in BA with friends from graduate school. I was fortunate enough to speak with Federico, the manager of El Galpon, and learn about their social mission, and their relationship with the cooperative group that also runs local...More

Date of experience: December 2013
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Reviewed December 26, 2013

I visited El Galpon with a group of 25 individuals in mid-December. El Galpon is housed in a funky yellow shed and filled with vendors selling organic goods ranging from Argentine wines to empanadas to beauty products and meats, fruits, and vegetables. There's also a...More

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