This is all the field equipment needed to sustainably manage a wild population of Agave cupreata to make mescal.
Monk poles a boat away from the bank on the Chindwin River in Sagiang Region, Myanmar.
“A non-designer’s first impulse is often to reach for a condensed typeface, on the principle that narrower letters take up less space. Yet it’s almost always a better option to make the counter-intuitive choice of a wider typeface, and to set the type in a smaller size with tighter leading.” This is clearly apparent in the […]
This is what mescal looks like before it is distilled, the “mash” slowly fermenting in an oak barrel.
Terraced rice fields outside of Xijiang in Guizhou, China.
Defining a sustainable harvest of rattan from community forests in Cambodia. [NOTE: That’s Bansa Thammavong (NAFRI) with the marker; Thibault Ledecq (WWF-Greater Mekong), on the left, guides the discussion].
Reviewing 5 years of inventory data with mescal producers in Acateyahualco. Their harvest of wild populations of agave papalote is clearly sustainable.