Amigos del Maguey y la Biodiversidad guidebook now available in English

Now available for free except the cost of shipping, is a zine style booklet detailing how to collect, clean and store agave seeds and how to salvage, propagate, grow and plant agaves (directed towards restoring habitat and a primary food for nectar-feeding bats in the southwest US/Northern Mexico migratory beltway). More info/Order here! Courtesy of … Continue reading Amigos del Maguey y la Biodiversidad guidebook now available in English

The Rainy Season approaches – transplanting a third cycle of agave from seed (ongoing)

Simeon Ramírez de San Agustín Amatengo, 6370 Arroqueño, Jabalí & Tobala Leonardo de San Baltazar Guelevila, 1300 Tobala, 100 Arroqueño Family of Christina and the resting Tío Chico, San Luis Amatlan, 1300 Arroqueño, Tobala, Madrecuish & Jabali Lalo Perez de Miahuatlan, 473 Tobala y Espadilla (via courtesy/contribution of Jason Cox) Alejandrina & Nicolas Hernandez, Zoquitlan, … Continue reading The Rainy Season approaches – transplanting a third cycle of agave from seed (ongoing)

2020 – another cycle of agave clears, with the next well on its way

September 2020 - As this year's cycle of agave (approx. 18,000) clear the Vivero and take route in mezcalero-controlled lands, another cycle is well on its way towards next year. Our beds are nearly full already with agave Coyote, Mexicano, Cuish, Tobala, Jabali, Espadin & Espadilla, all from seed growing and being nourished towards next … Continue reading 2020 – another cycle of agave clears, with the next well on its way

2020 #2 Profit share declaration

A second 2020 profit share payment has been issued to help producers & pueblos carry on agrarian work and sustain local agrarian economies in this challenging climate of significantly reduced mezcal sales. These payments met special requests from our four principle & longest serving producer families and align with our mission of supporting autonomous agrarian … Continue reading 2020 #2 Profit share declaration