Mexico is one of the world’s leading coffee exporters with most production concentrated in the South-Central regions of the country. Coffee is largely made up of the Arabica variety which grows especially well in 15 states, particularly Chiapas, Veracruz, Puebla and Oaxaca. As in many other coffee-belt countries, the means of production bears a strong …
A plan to introduce an industrial pig farm in the Yucatan was met with heavy resistance from local activists and environmentalists. The local Slow Food convivium stood side by side with the area’s indigenous peoples to protect the territory and the underground cenotes from destruction and contamination.
Slow Fish Caribe is a project funded by the European Union and implemented in the Archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia, and Santa Catalina, where the Seaflower Biosphere Reserve is located, and on the Mexican coast of Quintana Roo, where the Sian Ka’an and Banco Chichorro Biosphere Reserves can be found.
Bees are our primary farmers, and their disappearance signals bigger problems that we all need to be aware of. Slow Food Mexico has recently launched the #SalvaLaColmena (Save the Hive) campaign to spread awareness on the issue and inform us on how we can be a part of their campaign to help save the bees.