Measuring the Harvest

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The whole plantation pauses as picking stops for the afternoon, and everyone gathers at the beneficio to watch each team’s sacos being measured by medida (bucket) and entered into the paybook.

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Coffee in this fresh, whole form is called “uvas” (grapes).

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MORE: My students drew out this helpful comics guide to the coffee production process… >>

Published by Marek

Cartoonist, musician, teacher.

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