Turmeric & Ginger
Freshly Harvested TurmericLin Mael holds up freshly harvested turmeric on Pumamarca Farm in Ocobamba, Peru.
Fresh TurmericThe turmeric will be separated, washed, and sorted to start the process of dehydration.
Setting Turmeric Out to DryPlacing the turmeric tubers in the sun to begin the long process of dehydration.
Ginger in the EcosystemThe ginger provides ground-cover and helps with potential erosion problems in areas with steep slopes.
Working on Farms Throughout the "Eyebrow of the Jungle"
On the "food forest" farms of Peruvian Amazon and Andes, we harvest and process coffee, cacao, turmeric and ginger.