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From left to right” Ixil onions  (or “cebollas de Ixil" in Spanish) purple daikon radishes  (or “rábanos daikon morados" in Spanish) and red raikon radishes (or “rábanos daikon rojos" in Spanish) just harvested and cleaned at Mestiza de Indias in San Pedro Chenchelá, Yucatán, Mexico on March 16, 2023. The production of Ixil Onions, a unique Yucatecan crop, is on the verge of disappearing. There are only a few families who still cultivate it, and save and exchange the seeds in all of Mexico. Mestizas de Indias is a 544-acre regenerative farm located in the middle of the Yucatán jungle and founded by Spaniard Gonzalo Samaranch Granados in 2015. This agriculture project preserves Indigenous farming traditions and heirloom crops that are native to the region, while aiming to combat the harmful effects of Mexico’s agrochemical industry. It also offers the local Mayan community access to healthy food and much-needed jobs. Photograph by Bénédicte Desrus