Meeting the invisible farmers at Yamuna Bank

By Lucinda O’Brien

IMG_3068Our first glimpse of the farm was a small group of farmers tending to the land.
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A look into the field of vegetables with a cloth sheet drying between two trees.

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A young girl takes cover under the shade of this hut.

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A small group of female farmers congregate to decide whether to speak to us.

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A woman cleans her cooking equipment in the midday heat.

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A man shies away as we unload our equipment.

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A bike is placed underneath a hut built with clay, sticks and cloth sheets.

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This man accompanied us to the middle of the field in search of interviews.

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Piles of chillies cover the floor and roofs of the small huts.

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 A woman collects sticks for kindling and hut construction. IMG_3054A small workstation covered in farming tools. Nearby a candle released a form of incense over the crops.

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