People & Culture

Photo essay: Quebec's diverse vegetable industry

Rodolphe Poulin photographs the migrant workers picking vegetables in la belle province
A seasonal migrant workers waits in a school bus, on his way to the Sunday mass. (Photo: Rodolphe Poulin)
A seasonal migrant workers waits in a school bus, on his way to the Sunday mass. (Photo: Rodolphe Poulin)
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Workers are moved by school bus from one field to another. (Photo: Rodolphe Poulin)
Workers are moved by school bus from one field to another. (Photo: Rodolphe Poulin)
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Workers weed a lettuce field in Saint-Remi, Quebec. (Photo: Rodolphe Poulin)
Workers weed a lettuce field in Saint-Remi, Quebec. (Photo: Rodolphe Poulin)
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Portrait of a worker in a lettuce field. (Photo: Rodolphe Poulin)
Portrait of a worker in a lettuce field. (Photo: Rodolphe Poulin)
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(Photo: Rodolphe Poulin)
(Photo: Rodolphe Poulin)
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(Photo: Rodolphe Poulin)
(Photo: Rodolphe Poulin)
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(Photo: Rodolphe Poulin)
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At the end of the day, workers return to the house they live in together. (Photo: Rodolphe Poulin)
At the end of the day, workers return to the house they live in together. (Photo: Rodolphe Poulin)
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(Photo: Rodolphe Poulin)
(Photo: Rodolphe Poulin)
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A traditional Mexican hat protects this man’s face from the strong sun while he works in an onion field. (Photo: Rodolphe Poulin)
A traditional Mexican hat protects this man’s face from the strong sun while he works in an onion field. (Photo: Rodolphe Poulin)
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Workers walking side by side to weed an onion field. (Photo: Rodolphe Poulin)
Workers walking side by side to weed an onion field. (Photo: Rodolphe Poulin)
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