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By Raquel Ruiz
The first time I traveled by car on the California roads, looking at the crops and amazed by the extensive agriculture areas, somehow I was transported to my beloved country of Colombia. I realized that all those beautiful veggies and fruits I've been eating, since I came to the states in 1997 were coming from California.
As I drove, suddenly two strong odors invaded my 'radar nose' -yes, I live on my sense of smell- and garlic & onions found their way to my sensory receptors. Has it happened to you that as soon as you smell something familiar vivid memories or images come to mind?
Every country has the right to grow their own products, we can do it as well in our backyards or in our community gardens, but in California many families depend of these crops. Unfortunately, China is growing and exporting more to the USA than providing to their own country, and providing us with a lessor quality product.
We should support our California garlic growers! Read this short excerpt and make your own decision.
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