Talegas Canary wants to recover the tradition of using fabric bags.
For various reasons: It's part of our history.
The shepherds carried in their daily work.
Families embroidered their elaborate Talegas different reasons. Generally Talega was the bag that mothers gave their sons to go to for bread. It was a letter from family and Talega presentation had to be clean and starched.
These are my grandmother Talegas:
Interestingly we found differences in the design of the Talegas and on the island of La Palma, were made with handle:
We want to be kind and respectful of nature and that are environmentally friendly and reusable sacks. In the Canary northeast trade wind blows constantly and unfortunately it is normal to see scenes how are you:
The wind carries the bags into the sea.
These end up sinking, decompose into toxic particles that end up in our food chain. Like eating plastic?
The man has been making and weaving bags from the Paleolithic era. Rock carvings found in the caverns of men carrying those first bags.
In the Bible perhaps 2 are the most famous bags of David, where he had the stones with which he defeated Goliath and Judas in which you saved the 12 silver for betraying Jesus.
The trade wind plays with the bags and blows to the sea, there turtles mistake them for jellyfish and eat.
The same gulls and other birds occurs, believe are fish on the surface.
The dolphins carry bags as shameful necklaces. Fishermen threaten his life when one of those floating bags are entangled in the engine of his boat and left to drift.
Currently in the Pacific Ocean there is a large accumulation of various plastics that are the size of Spain multiplied by 3 and 10 meters wide that are adrift and is known as the island garbage.