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Refugee Farmers Reestablish Ties to the Land as They Connect to Community

More than half of the refugees who are resettled in the U.S. each year come from agricultural backgrounds. And they are bringing valuable farming skills as they rebuild their lives in their new communities. Every Thursday morning, Dhan Subba and other refugee farmers clean and sort a variety of vegetables they have just harvested. “I like to work on the farm because I can grow my own food and eat healthy,” said Subba. The Bhutanese refugee lived in a camp in Nepal for 18 years...

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