Launched by the IRC last March, the El Cajon Farmers' Market provides refugee gardeners and farmers in El Cajon and around San Diego County with an opportunity to sell what they grow. Open every Thursday, it attracts roughly 350 customers per week.
Ethiopian refugee Hasno Ali cooks East African cuisine at her stand in the El Cajon Farmers Market.
The market is part of the IRC’s #NewRoots
program to help resettled #refugees
across the US.. reconnect with the land and gain access to healthy produce.
Learn more about Hasno Ali and the El Cajon Farmers' Market:http://bit.ly/1aPjk7l
Photo: Jessica Wawrzyniak/IRC