As the wells run dry, Central Valley neighbors find common ground

Up and down rural Madera roads almond trees were going in, wells were going dry and farmers were putting debt-heavy bets on a crop that requires twice as much water as thirsty cotton. This is California's almond rush, told through the stories of a 91-year-old black farmer who's owned his piece of land for 67 years, and an Indian immigrant who's trying to fulfill a dream.
Michael Robinson Chávez
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