Oaxaca community thrives in Madera, California. (By way of the NYTimes)

3 Aug

It’s always nice when you see positive things being said about Mexican immigrants in the US, even though it’s also also a bit of a rarity these days.

So it’s very interesting to read that the New York Times published a feature article today that mentions, in an enthusiastic tone, some of the contributions of a community of Mexican people living in the US. In this case, it’s Oaxacan immigrants in the city of Madera, California.

This Oaxacan community has established itself right in the “mero ombligo de California” all the while keeping their strong working values and ethics, love of their culture and capacity to farm and produce healthy, organic crops.

So,  Muchas Gracias New York Times for alerting us about it. Sounds like a little field trip for me. Just reading it makes me want to go grocery shopping to this place.

You can read the article “Markets Evoke Memories of Mexico” by Patricia Leigh Brown HERE and see the fabulous photogallery by Jim Wilson HERE.

The NY Times story was published today, August 3, 2011.

About these ads

One Response to “Oaxaca community thrives in Madera, California. (By way of the NYTimes)”

  1. April Macias August 4, 2011 at 14:00 #

    I loved this piece. Thanks ;)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 524 other followers

%d bloggers like this: