Meet Eustaquio | A farmer from Colombia

Estaquio

“Son, land gives you everything you need to survive.” That’s what Eustaquios’ father told him, and it’s the story Eustaquio told to me as I sat surrounded by pigs, drinking madly sweet coffee out of a bowl, enjoying the hospitality of Eustaquio’s family in North-West Colombia.

Eustaquio loves his land. I mean he really loves it.

For him, the land is sacred and that’s why he is fighting to protect it- it keeps him and his family alive. But it’s more than that too.

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