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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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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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Reclaiming Puerto Rico’s Food Paradise – Puerto Rico Refocusing on Using Local Food

Yes, it is insane that Puerto Rico doesn’t get far more of its food locally instead of importing it – especially items that are grown on the island!  Why must it be that way, that so much is imported?  It … 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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Worthwhile Puerto Rico articles

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