The Paperback Release of Agave Spirits is now available

The paperback release of Agave Spirits by WW Norton marks a year of critical praise not just for the Suro-Nabhan collaboration of four years in the making of this book, but for all who are conserving the life-giving interactions between century plants and bats.

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Apples and Agave with Diane Flynt, David Suro Piñeda, and Gary Paul Nabhan

This week, we dive into the world of apples and agave. First, we talk with apple historian Diane Flynt, author of Wild, Tamed, Lost, Revived: The Surprising Story of Apples in the South, about what makes apples so magical and the connection apples have to people.

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This Fall Fermentation Fest Celebrates Live Culture

Wormfarm Institute announced today that its popular Fermentation Fest: A Live Culture Convergence will return to Witwen Park in the heart of rural Sauk County, WI from October 7-8.

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An Expert Guide to Mexico’s Agave Spirits

On a recent evening at Tequilas, a restaurant in Philadelphia, I was offered a small bowl of what looked like gnarled slices of dried pineapple. It was roasted agave, of the same variety that had produced the mezcal in the small glass cup in front of me on the bar.

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Excerpts from ‘Agave Spirits’ Review: The Magic of the Mezcalero

Gary Paul Nabhan and David Suro Piñera’s “Agave Spirits: The Past, Present, and Future of Mezcals” is both a paean to and lamentation for the unique intersection of nature and community that produces mezcal.

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