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Bolivia: From The Orchard To The Pot

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Demetria Sipe harvests her beet garden in preperation for lunch. She plans on making a fresh garden salad. 

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Demetria Sipe chooses the beet that she will reap for the noontime salad.

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Demetria Sipe harvest from her garden a beet for the salad of the day. 

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Demetria Sipe shows, proudly, the tomatoes that she produces in her garden and consumes every day. 

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Demetria Sipe peels and cuts the beet for the lunchtime salad.

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Demetria Sipe peels and cuts the beet for the lunchtime salad. 

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Demetria Sipe prepares the hose to water her garden. 

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Demetria Sipe waters her garden, as she does every day. 

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Martha Carrasco, president of the Association of Women in the community Segundo de Agosto, tastes the tomatoes of Demetria Sipes’s garden. 

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Martha Carrasco, president of the Association of Women in the community Segundo de Agosto, presents the salad that was prepared for the celebration of World Food Day. 

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In the community of El Carmen, WFP instructs women and men on how to maintain production of the community garden.

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In the community of El Carmen, women and men spend a few hours within the week tending to the community garden.

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In the community of El Plato, Filomena Quintanilla proudly displays the size of the beets grown in her garden.

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Teresa Martinez’s family, in the community of Segundo de Agosto, sit together to eat a salad that Teresa prepared for lunch. Which they share with their family pet. 

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A member of the community of El Carmen displays the size of the pumpkins grown in the community garden.

Three months after completion of a pilot project that was implemented by WFP in Bolivia, which focused on utilizing work vouchers, family and community gardens continue to prosper.