Category Economics

Food Not Bombs, Mexico City.

I had just gotten back to Mexico City from a trip to nearby Cuernavaca and was putting down my backpack when my housemate Paula said, “hey, I’m going to a Food Not Bombs meeting. Want to go?” “Food Not Bombs? In Mexico City? Sure, let’s go.”

The “Nescafe” Bean

This post is about a bean that my friend gave me. It’s known by people in Chiapas as the “Nescafe Bean.” Chiapas is a coffee-producing region, growing lots of the delicious stuff that the lucky few drink at our favorite cafés. But people there don’t drink that. Most of the coffee I’ve had in Mexico […]