With the help of the Mexican public, we have generated a compendium that we will provide to communities in the arid and semi-arid zones of the countries where we are working. The objective of this compendium is to encourage the sustainable (in Mexico) and holistic use of the mezquite, rescue the knowledge of encourage its use by rural and indigenous communities for them to benefit from this resource, many times underappreciated or exploited to the point of extinction.

The first edition has been possible thanks to the contributions from the Mexican public and each one of its authors that generously sent in their recipes and write ups, from recipes to prepare food and drink to scientific contributions, without leaving behind poems and other uses such as furniture polish.  We appreciate enormously your time and effort dedicated to sending this information.