by Ariane Ruiz In a place so crowded and many times overwhelming as Mexico City, escaping to the countryside for some fresh air is necessary. Milpa Alta, the city’s southernmost borough, is a rural area known mostly by its cactus production and for being home to families that make mole to sell in city markets.
By Alejandro Dungla In Mexico, corn was the beginning. In Mexico, we are made of corn. About 9,000 years ago in southern Mexico (some historians say in the Tehuacán Valley, others point to the Balsas River Valley), the process of domestication of the most important grain of the Americas started with a little grass called