What comes after Hope’s Edge…

A post from Emily Kerr, Liga Masiva’s founder & CEO… Nine months short of graduating from college, I called my Mom and let her know I was probably going to drop out. I wasn’t struggling academically. I didn’t have some catastrophic problem to contend with. But I was hugely, tangibly, acutely frustrated. I was frustrated with learning [...]

Wishing and willing.

A post from our COO, Amy Osekowsky… My boyfriend Peter found this note on our kitchen counter last week and was perplexed about it worried about my sanity: “No amount of wishing and willing is going to get my hibiscus to me.” I’ve taken to writing myself notes in my sleep about the things, big [...]

As close to organic as possible?

As close to organic as possible?

This past week, we gave our Liga Masiva Advocates a sneak peek of our Liga Box. Amid the excitement, one advocate asked a very savvy question. In the Liga Box magazine, we say that the products in the box are from producer relationships that are works in progress. That applies to all parts of the [...]

Clearance Delay.

Try as I might to not check my email as soon as I roll out of bed, I usually end up doing just that. And what greeted me this morning as I scrolled through? Uh-oh. A “clearance delay” in the export of our hibsicus (hustling its way up from Mexico to join its other Direct [...]

From Haciendas to Ejidos.

From Haciendas to Ejidos.

Last week, two of us traveled from our home-base in Zacatecas, Mexico the 12 hours or so down to  Morelia, Michoacan to meet the producers we wanted to partner with on the hibiscus for the Liga Box. After arriving in Michoacan, we stayed overnight in the city and early Saturday morning, we drove the 3 [...]

Moving fast. Happily.

Moving fast. Happily.

It’s not every day you get to make something that you’re giddily proud of. So often, logistics, compromises, and mistakes get in the way of turning an idea into a reality. But in the last few weeks, the Liga Masiva team has sourced 3 delicious, Direct Trade products, cultivated new relationships with amazing farmers, designed [...]

We’re in O Magazine… take a peek!

We’re in O Magazine… take a peek!

We were absolutely honored and thrilled to see ourselves (and our beans!) in the November issue of O Magazine. It was a beautiful and thoughtful article by author Bonnie Tsui… and we’re so pleased to get to know so many new people because of it. So if you’re at a newstand and want to see [...]

Day 7: They’re advocates. Are you?

Day 7: They’re advocates. Are you?

Liga Masiva is launching an Advocate Program, searching the world for 100 amazing people that will help us advocate for (and build!) a global farmers’ market. For every day that the Advocate Program applications are open (10/7-10/23), we’re sharing stories of innovators and influencers that are advocating in a big way. Want to share your [...]

Day 6: They’re advocates. Are you?

Day 6: They’re advocates. Are you?

Liga Masiva is launching an Advocate Program, searching the world for 100 amazing people that will help us advocate for (and build!) a global farmers’ market. For every day that the Advocate Program applications are open (10/7-10/23), we’re sharing stories of innovators and influencers that are advocating in a big way. Want to share your [...]

Day 5: They’re advocates. Are you?

Day 5: They’re advocates. Are you?

Liga Masiva is launching an Advocate Program, searching the world for 100 amazing people that will help us advocate for (and build!) a global farmers’ market. For every day that the Advocate Program applications are open (10/7-10/16 10/23!), we’re sharing stories of innovators and influencers that are advocating in a big way. Want to share [...]