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Puerto Rico’s Dairy Industry, Once Robust, Flattened By Maria

http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2017/09/29/554492157/puerto-ricos-dairy-industry-once-robust-flattened-by-maria Puerto Rico’s Dairy Industry, Once Robust, Flattened By Maria September 29, 20174:27 PM ET Heard on All Things Considered Dan Charles A worker milking cows at a farm in Manati, Puerto Rico, on Thursday. Puerto Rico’s dairy farmers account … Continue reading

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Exodus From a Historic Puerto Rican Town, With No End in Sight

Exodus From a Historic Puerto Rican Town, With No End in Sight By FRANCES ROBLES JULY 16, 2017 An abandoned furniture store in Lares, P.R. The town in the mountainous heart of the Caribbean island has lost more people to … Continue reading

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Reviving Puerto Rico’s Cocoa Farms, Centuries After Hurricanes Destroyed Them

http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2017/03/01/516913761/reviving-puerto-ricos-cocoa-farms-centuries-after-hurricanes-destroyed-them Reviving Puerto Rico’s Cocoa Farms, Centuries After Hurricanes Destroyed Them March 1, 20174:31 PM ET Heard on All Things Considered Dan Charles Twitter Cacao pods ready for harvest at the Loiza Dark Chocolate farm. Courtesy of Loiza Dark Chocolate … Continue reading

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How Puerto Rico Lost Its Home-Grown Food, But Might Find It Again

Article neglects a greater mention of counter-productive government policies, an entrenched welfare mindset which disincentivizes working, culture of horrible and uncompetitive customer service skills, uncompetitive labor costs, uncompetitive minimum wage laws, low productivity.  In a competitive global economy, it will … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Is Sowing A New Generation Of Small Farmers, as in teaching elementary school kids how to grow their own food

http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2015/05/06/404649122/puerto-rico-is-sowing-a-new-generation-of-small-farmers Puerto Rico Is Sowing A New Generation Of Small Farmers May 06, 2015 2:27 PM ET Greg Allen Although it’s a tropical island, perhaps surprisingly, Puerto Rico produces very little of its own food. After decades of industrialization, the … Continue reading

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Fruits and vegetables grown in Puerto Rico

The growing season in Puerto Rico lasts all year, due to the warm climate temperature being in the 70’s to 90’s.  At those temperatures, of course, there is no frost, no snow, no freezing.  You might want to know what … Continue reading

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Websites for finding, buying undeveloped land in Puerto Rico, farm, farms, farming, farmland, agriculture, crop, crops, estate

http://www.clasificadosonline.com/RealEstate.asp This is the PR version of Craigslist. Almost everyone in PR uses ClasificadosOnline instead of Craigslist. Select property type as FINCA. You can also list a price range and area of the island to narrow the search. Unfortunately, they … Continue reading

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