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Rooted in the Valley: ‘Sweet Girl’ Liset Garcia Spreads the Joy of Farming



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Liset Garcia grew up helping her folks sell freshly grown produce from the San Joaquin Valley in Los Angeles neighborhoods and dreamed of becoming a doctor.

Jesse Vad

SJV Water

Somehow, along the way, the medical student found herself running a stand at her parent’s Reedley farm and becoming a social media hit.

She still wants to become a doctor but, for now, agriculture has a hold on her heart.

Find out why in the second video in our Rooted in the Valley series that digs into small farmers and the challenges they face.

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Thank you to SJV Water donors and the James B. McClatchy Foundation for supporting SJV Water and making this series possible.

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