From Seeds In Their Pocket To Food On Your Table, Refugees Bring Tastes Of Home To Texas

“Most people, as they move from one country to another, have often brought little samples of seeds, maybe hidden away in pockets here and there that are special to them.”

By Megan Zerez June 22, 2018 10:00 am, , , ,

From KERA:

It’s an overcast spring morning at the East Dallas Community Garden. Voeun Tath is preparing this weekend’s harvest: heirloom lettuce and Cambodian bunching onions. She’ll take some home to her family, but most of it will end up on tables in homes and restaurants all over North Texas.

Tath is one of several hundred refugee gardeners who hold plots at community gardens across Dallas.

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