Painting by Leovigildo Martínez, Oaxaca, Mexico (Source: JG-House)

Oaxaca’s Corn Growers Return to Their Fields

Now that the rains have started falling again in the central valleys of Oaxaca, farmers are returning to their fields. With an end to the drought lasting the entire month of June and into July of 2018, farmers are preparing the earth for the corn, bean, and squash varieties which make up the local diet.

In Oaxaca, an impoverished state extending inland about 400 miles off of Mexico’s…