Rio Coco, Nicaragua (August 2013)
On his farm in the remote Rio Coco region of Nicaragua, a man uses his homemade press to make cane juice. Sugar cane, in its multiple uses, is a beneficial crop. On a local level, it is pressed into juice, which may then be used as sweetener, fermented into moonshine, or baked into molasses using molds set over fire. It is a useful commodity, whether for purposes in the home, or to be traded or sold within the community.