Sunday, January 3, 2016

“The main intersection in Five Points, a farming town in...



"The main intersection in Five Points, a farming town in the Westlands Water District in California. Westlands is the nation's largest agricultural irrigation contractor, a state entity created at the behest of some of California's wealthiest and most politically influential farmers. Few in agriculture have shaped the debate over water more than the several hundred owners of this arid finger of farmland west of Fresno. Our staff photographer @damonwinter captured scenes in the region earlier this year for a story about the farmers using political force to twist open California's taps. #nytweekender" By nytimes on Instagram.



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