In this July 25, 2018 photo, Janine Ndagijimana displays African eggplant also called bitter ball or garden egg, harvested from her field in Colchester, Vt. Far from the refugee camps where she once lived, Ndagijimana has developed a thriving small farm business, growing African eggplants in Vermont and selling them around the country.
In this July 25, 2018 photo, Janine Ndagijimana displays African eggplant also called bitter ball or garden egg, harvested from her field in Colchester, Vt. Far from the refugee camps where she once lived, Ndagijimana has developed a thriving small farm business, growing African eggplants in Vermont and selling them around the country. Lisa Rathke AP Photo
In this July 25, 2018 photo, Janine Ndagijimana displays African eggplant also called bitter ball or garden egg, harvested from her field in Colchester, Vt. Far from the refugee camps where she once lived, Ndagijimana has developed a thriving small farm business, growing African eggplants in Vermont and selling them around the country. Lisa Rathke AP Photo

African refugee grows homeland’s bitter eggplants in Vermont

August 09, 2018 10:02 AM