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Pocket paradise

Inside, Mercado's got four small pockets, two medium compartments, and one large compartment with two elastic loops.

Easy access

Outside, it has two small pockets for quick-access items (cash, keys, etc.) so you can whip out your wallet at one farmers' market stall, then the next, then the next...

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A strapping design

Its wide cotton strap adjusts to the right length for ergonomic carrying, so you'll stay as comfortable as your purchases.

Invented By

Peter A. Wachtel

Buffalo, NY ★ Camarillo, CA

Like all Quirky products, Mercado was invented and influenced by real people like you. Toy designer Peter Wachtel's wife, Sue, was a frequent farmers' market shopper; he wanted to design her something functional to carry her goods home. Inspiration hit while watching his daughter stuff her toys into a clothes hamper, which collapsed. Peter is inventive, in part, because he's a kid at heart who lives and breathes toys at his company KID Toyology.

1127 influencers helped bring Mercado to life.

Peter A. Wachtel
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