Tontitos y Bataretes: El Maíz en Sonora
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As evidenced by its continued cultivation across the globe, the cultural and culinary impacts of maíz have spread across physical and cultural boundaries. Maíz’s nutritional, economic, and cultural values have proven it to be one of the most important crops for human civilization. Cultivated for at least nine thousand years as a food crop, animal feed, and now as an important material and fuel source, maíz is woven into the very fabric of modern society. Pueblos del Maíz Fiesta is a celebration of the cultural and culinary significance of this globally valued agricultural staple.