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

Teaser – rezidency project “Temporadas de Lluvias”

about: "Temporadas de Lluvias" (Rain Seasons): 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 … Continue reading Teaser – rezidency project “Temporadas de Lluvias”