Siglo Cero was the first brand to bring the traditional recipe for pox to the market.
It was here that, 11 years ago, two young adventures began a great journey that would change the course of their lives. During a holiday trip, Mexico City college students Isidoro Guindi and Marcos Sacal discovered pox, a sacred spirit used by the Tzotzil Maya people in regional ceremonies and important occasions.
More than just a beverage, the potent distillate serves as a vehicle to connect with the ancestors and as a medicinal remedy for a various ailments. After all, pox is a Tzotzil word meaning “medicine” or healing”.
Intrigued, the friends began tasting different varieties of pox (pronounced posh) and speaking to distillers as they traveled. But after meeting Javier and Ángel Pérez, a pair of brothers who are 7th generation master craftsmen of this artisanal spirit, everything began to make sense.
What we do
Ferme is a social enterprise. We are an organic market garden and community hub situated just outside of Winkleigh, North Devon. We grow fantastic vegetables, salads, herbs & fruits, using only hand tools. Our aim is to grow produce that benefits us, our wildlife the soil and our community.
Our food is for our community. All our produce is eaten within a 30 mile radius of the farm. We invite our community to be a part of the farm, joining us for events and volunteering at the farm. Keep an eye on our events page for this year’s happenings.
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