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‘I Represent the Puerto Rican People Who Do Not Have Food’

Meet the farmers who are reclaiming food sovereignty on the island

Adrián Jordán García makes a living in Puerto Rico growing fruits and vegetables he sells to larger grocery store chains. All photos: Lindsay Talley

Row by row, Adrián Jordán García and his three workers move through the neatly planted papaya forest. The day is hot and dry, and everything is tinged with the yellow of sunny, dusty landscapes. Some workers wear long sleeves and gloves to protect their…

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Lindsay Talley

Lindsay Talley

Freelance photographer and writer covering stories about food, farming, artisans, and problem solvers.

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