Haiti - ALL These Tomatoes for 75 Gourdes, about $1.25 US, Great Deal OR La Vie Cher?


PHOTO: Haiti - Fresh Tomatoes - Cost: 75 Haitian Gourdes
A Haitian farmer walks by my house in Hinche Haiti with a big "panier" of organic tomatoes and sells me a one-gallon bucket full of tomatoes for 75 gourdes... That's about $1.25 US for more than 60 medium tomatoes... Is that a great deal OR "La Vie Cher"?

KREYOL: Gade sa... Haiti - 75 Gourdes Tomates... Yon BOKIT plen tomat pou environ $1.25 US... Bon DEAL oswa La Vie Cher? Kisa ou panse de sa???

QUESTION: How much is one pound of tomatoes where you live?

Some say life is expensive in Haiti... Is it because there is NO money circulating in the hands of the people (PEP LA) or is it because food is simply expensive to buy?

What do you think about that?

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Tags: Agriculture in Haiti, Cooking in Haiti, Farming in Haiti, Food Shopping in Haiti, Haitian Newsletter Articles, Food

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Patrick Princivil Aaaaaaaaaa! Pandan wap mandé si tout tomate sa yo chè oswa pa chè ti machan yo al acheté yo jis Seng Domeng pou yal chita nan... see more
Reply · March 01 at 9:21 PM
Marie Nadine Pierre Jah love. That is GREAT!!! but I feel really sad for the farmers of Ayiti who work so hard and earn so little. I want organic tomatoes grown in... see more
Reply · March 01 at 5:54 PM
Sedec Andreus 1-Most of the farmers have left the country sides to live in town where the espace is not enough to grow agriculture products and raise animals... see more
Reply · March 01 at 5:11 PM
Franck you should open a Pizza store. Lol
Reply · March 01 at 5:01 PM
Shime Leroy la vie chere parce que ou pas capab manger tomates yo seulementor ou connin en haitien en haitien manger du riz sauce pois banan ac viande or on ti... see more
Reply · March 01 at 3:36 PM

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