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Feeding the World - 2
Jim Patrico Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Fri Aug 30, 2013 07:04 AM CDT

In a small adobe house high in the mountains of Honduras, Jose de La Paz Mendoza Chica opens a meeting with a prayer. He closes his eyes and opens his palms to heaven. He prays God will bless this committee's work, which is to bring clean water and a sustainable food supply to this village. He prays for a better life.

Prayers are well advised in this region, about a mile above sea level. On a January day like this -- when the wind howls and the rain blows sideways -- it's inhospitable. Villagers in the La Paz region don't ...

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