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In Chennai, India. Photo by Arun Sankar K./Associated Press)

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An Indian farmer gathers, carries and drops a harvest of pineapples at a farm near Agartala, two kilimetres from Bangladesh.

Photo: Abhik Deb/Associated Press

 

 

What happens when bounty spills over

Since early April, when the Wall Street Journal published this photo, I kept it in my sights to make sure I wrote about this woman and her beautifully sorted fish. Now that she’s in my queue to write about, I decided to get some context about her life and learned some bad news…. Read more…

When food comes to us via human hands, it’s doubly good that the accompanying news is good.

An Indian farmer smiles at the camera yesterday while working in a paddy field in Mauayma village, about 40 kilometers north of Allahabad, India.  The country’s economy grew 8.8 percent in the June quarter, its fastest pace in over two years, as good farm and manufacturing output lifted growth back to its pre-crisis trajectory. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh) via Wall Street Journal