The Farms

Turmeric & Ginger

 
Freshly Harvested Turmeric
Lin Mael holds up freshly harvested turmeric on Pumamarca Farm in Ocobamba, Peru.
Fresh Turmeric
The turmeric will be separated, washed, and sorted to start the process of dehydration.
Washed and Cleaned Turmeric
A washed and cleaned turmeric tuber.
Setting Turmeric Out to Dry
Placing the turmeric tubers in the sun to begin the long process of dehydration.
Ginger in the Ecosystem
The ginger provides ground-cover and helps with potential erosion problems in areas with steep slopes.
Harvesting Ginger
Lin Mael wild-harvests ginger on his farm.
Washed and Cleaned Ginger
The cleaned ginger sets in the sun to dry off.
Fresh Ginger
Fresh ginger curing in the sun.
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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.

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Bringing the pure flavors of Peru to the world

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