Many families grow it in Guatemala
The machine they use to get the juice out.
closer view of the machine
David said this little boy worked those cows the whole time.
The liquid squeezes out, falls though this homemade strainer, and then into a large container.
They then take the liquid and pour it into a large pot that is cooking over a fire.
side view of the pot and fire
they stir the liquid constantly
When it's ready they pour it into small containers to cool.
I love that it was all men there doing the work. At lunch time all the women arrived with food and they all had lunch together. I don't think we'll ever get tired of learning new things. Village life can be very interesting! I am glad we get a front row seat to take it all in.