The Cooperative Spirit in El Salvador’s Lower Lempa

Fewer than 20 years after the peace accord was signed to bring quiet to war-torn El Salvador, wounds from the oppression of the people and civil rights violations are still fresh: poverty is rampant—nearing 75%, gangs are gaining influence, and an estimated 500 to 750 Salvadorans cross the border each day in the hopes of … More The Cooperative Spirit in El Salvador’s Lower Lempa

Sampling Exotic Fruit in the Daintree Rainforest

A tour group explores the lovely Cape Tribulation Exotic Fruit Farm in the Daintree Rainforest in Australia. Photo by Charish Badzinski. This time of year in the midwest, we begin to lust for the fruits of summer: tangy tomatoes just off the vine, ripe berries bursting with juice, melons with rampant sweetness that courses unguarded down … More Sampling Exotic Fruit in the Daintree Rainforest