Puerto Rico’s Farm-to-Table Movement Slowly Reseeds After Hurricane Maria
March 19, 2018
At San Juan’s Placita Roosevelt farmer’s market, shoppers can buy fresh bread, juices, essential oils, bowls made from gourds and other artisanal crafts. And, finally—six months after Hurricane Maria—they can find more than a handful of fresh vegetables again.
“We’ve got parsley, collard greens, mustard greens, leeks, green onions,” says Nelson Monge, who’s been farming in Adjuntas since 1988. “Also calabasa and some roots: malanga, patata,...