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Three young Spaniards are reviving the farming tradition that flourished in their grandparents’ generation.
Saffron production was once a major industry in the rural Spanish province of Teruel. But after decades of chronic depopulation, cultivation of the spice virtually ceased. Now, after years of neglect, this delicate flower is enjoying a comeback thanks to the efforts of three young urbanites. Daniel Gómez, an agricultural engineer whose parents, grandparents and uncles once grew saffron here, recruited his lifelong friends – Quico Gimeno, who runs a bicycle restoration and repair shop, and Raúl Jiménez, a graphic artist and bike polo enthusiast, to revive Saffron production in the small village of Bañón.
A new dad on the nightmare-inducing challenge of coming up with a timeless but fresh, cool but not too cool name for his son.
Amy Vilela lost her daughter when she couldn’t afford the medical bills. When her Congressman told her he wouldn’t support universal healthcare, Amy said, “I’m running.”
Cori Bush is a registered nurse, a pastor and a mom. After taking to the streets to protest police killings, she looked in the mirror and said, “why not politician, too?”
“The Boss of the Queens Machine” hasn’t faced a primary challenger in 14 years. But an underfunded upstart is suddenly giving him a run for his money.
Paula Jean Swearengin has seen West Virginia’s land exploited, its people fall ill, and its politicians do nothing. So she decided to do something herself.
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