Healing Process: Artesano

Healing Process: Artesano

obtencion_graThe next step takes place a 20 days after stripping the chosen area of the palm tree; it begins with the preparation of the campo (name given to the area that the guarapo will spill from). Every evening, the guarapero (one who collects the sap a of the palm tree) will have to climb up to the campo and slice a thin layer with a well sharpened chisel.

This process is totally necessary in order to prevent the vessels from clogging. This process of healing assures the daily renovation of the tissue through which the palm trees will emanate sap.