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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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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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Can Puerto Rico revive agriculture? food security, growing local food

http://www.caribbeanbusinesspr.com/prnt_ed/can-puerto-rico-revive-agriculture-9833.html Issued : Wednesday, April 30, 2014 12:00 AM Can Puerto Rico revive agriculture? By : HÉCTOR MONCLOVA VÁZQUEZ hectorm@casiano.com; cbprdigital@gmail.com Edition: May 1, 2014 | Volume: 42 | No: 16 80% of food consumed in Puerto Rico is imported; … Continue reading

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