[NAFEX] In Washington, mulberry trees offer many immigrants a taste of home (WashingtonPost)

Maria Schumann mariaschu at vtlink.net
Fri Jun 11 13:27:10 EDT 2010


Volunteer at your local refugee resettlement organization!  They  
always need help, and at least in my area a lot of recent refugees  
come from agricultural backgrounds and have a wealth of knowledge to  
share.

On Jun 11, 2010, at 8:34 AM, rob hamilton wrote:

> This is a wonderful article and it speaks to the idea I wrote about  
> in Pomona about a year ago in that I wish we (as NAFEX) could find  
> a way of connecting with people in ethnic communities that have  
> these type of interest. I really think there is great knowledge   
> that could be shared on both sides.
>
> Unllike many americans - as the article illudes too,  are really  
> interested in the cultivation of some of these fruits and I dont  
> think these communities will just find us and join us. How do we  
> make ourselves known??
>
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> --- On Wed, 6/9/10, Brungardt, Sam (MPCA)  
> <Sam.Brungardt at state.mn.us> wrote:
>
> From: Brungardt, Sam (MPCA) <Sam.Brungardt at state.mn.us>
> Subject: [NAFEX] In Washington, mulberry trees offer many  
> immigrants a taste of home (Washington Post)
> To: "North American Fruit Explorers" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Date: Wednesday, June 9, 2010, 10:57 AM
>
> In Washington, mulberry trees offer many immigrants a taste of  
> home    (Washington Post)     Mulberry trees are popular with the  
> Washington area's immigrant population, although the fruit has  
> never really caught on in the United States. ...
>
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