Local via Ethiopia

From the Montreal Mirror:

Local via Ethiopia

Berhanu Wassihun offers up a taste of his home country, grown in Ontario


When Berhanu Wassihun moved from Ethiopia to Canada in 1990, his agriculture degree didn’t help much in his job search, and he felt unfulfilled. “I started gardening, because I didn’t like the taste of the food,” Wassihun says. “Why didn’t it taste like it did back home? So I started growing carrots and potatoes, and the taste was exactly what I knew.”

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