Archive | April, 2013

Caring for Your Calabash Mate Gourd

The calabash! Nothing else like it. It’s the most traditional way of drinking yerba mate. For thousands of years the ancient tribes of Paraguay, the GuaranĂ­, have been using the hollowed and dried squash plant as a vessel for mate. It’s the original yerba mate gourd. Centuries later, we’re still using it. It’s simple, elegant, […]

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