“Latino ‘agripreneurs’ move from workers to owners”

30 Aug

By Elizabeth Baier

Minnesota Public Radio, Aug. 30, 2010

Early in the day at a small farm just outside town, Maria Sosa approaches several dozen rows of black bean plants that cover about two acres… Sosa admits that a couple years ago she didn’t know much about growing beans – or other crops. But her dad had been a farmer in Mexico and when she moved to the United States in 1995, she yearned to follow in that tradition… Fortunately for Sosa, she found an organization that helps immigrant farmers start up small farming operations in the region.

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