Teaser – rezidency project “Temporada de Lluvias”

about: "Temporada de Lluvias" (Rain Season):result of Rezidency project #3, the documentation is a hybrid between collage, animation and audio recordings of the agaves' universe, a plant native to Mexico and central in it's culture. Part of that research is published in the book "Tiempo en las Raíces" (The Time at the Roots, 1st ed … Continue reading Teaser – rezidency project “Temporada de Lluvias”

Series 5

22 different batches from 6 campesino mezcalero/mezcaleras and pueblos. Released * - Berta Vasquez, San Baltazar Chichicapam * Mexicano, 45 liters * Tobala/Tepextate - Aureliano Hernandez, San Baltazar Guelevila * Pechuga de Café, 130 liters - Abel Martinez, Santo Domingo Albarradas - Simeon Ramirez, San Agustin Amatengo * Espadin & Piñuela, 100 liters * Mexicano … Continue reading Series 5

Trasplantación, 2020

Underway - transplanting agave to secondary beds where campesino mezcaleros can continue to care for them, or directly to "el campo" or "el monte" if big enough. Evolving count: Berta Vasquez, 7950 (Tobala, Mexicano, Arroqueño) Simeon Ramirez, 1025 (Mexicano, Arroqueño, Espadin, Madrecuish) Abel Martinez, 816 (Arroqueño, Espadin, Mexicano) Aureliano Hernandez, 330 (Arroqueño) Ejiditarios de Santa … Continue reading Trasplantación, 2020

Working with the Borderlands Restoration Network to boost their conservation efforts in SW USA and Northern Mexico

BRN is utilizing our Vivero Amigos del Maguey y la Biodiversidad guidebook as the foundation for the production of a series of guidebooks to boost agave conservation efforts with their partners in Southwest USA and Northern Mexico as well as help us publish a new version for Oaxaca (under construction)! From BRN: "As BRN’s Native … Continue reading Working with the Borderlands Restoration Network to boost their conservation efforts in SW USA and Northern Mexico