The Handicraft Cooperative of Santa Maria was established in 1989 in order to boost the economy of the small parish of the Espirito Santo and to not allow the lost of craft traditions of the island of Santa Maria in the areas of weaving, manufacture of bread and sweets.
In the food area production of cavacas, biscoitos de orelha, squeamishness, typical of this island.
Weaving certified by the brand “Artesanato Dos Açores” (Handicraft of the Azores).
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday from 8am to12.30pm and from 1.30pm to 4pm, Saturday from 9am to 2pm
Address: Termo da Igreja, S/N, Santo Espírito
9580-238 Vila do Porto (Map)
Products: Weaving, blankets, manufacture of bread and pastry, cakes, cavacas, biscoitos de orelha (biscuits), squeamishness.