Tropical fruits and vegetables are cultivated by farmers in the Caribbean. Melons, cucumbers, and squash are just some of the produce offered at the Rastafarian Agriculture Fair in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.

Photograph by BJ Arnold, My Shot
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Photo. Fresh fruits and vegetables are two of the most important parts of a healthy diet.

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