Botanica Ethiopia

Who makes the best tella in town?

In Fiche, many women make tella beer or areke, a spirit similar to Italian grappa, to supplement the family income. While caring for young children, tending the home and family land, they will boil and ferment barley and… Read More

Fiche in January

A snapshot of our visit to the beautiful Etse Fewus (healing herbs) garden earlier this year … A living pharmacy in Fiche — Botanica Ethiopia, 2015 from May Slater on Vimeo.

Granny goes extra mile for Botanica Ethiopia

She did it! With a little help from her friends, Granny Emmie made it across the finish line and came THIRD in her age group. Being 89 was no deterrent to her determination or stamina.  A little credit… Read More