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At This Banana Farm, the Bunches Grow in 430 Shapes and Sizes India's "plantain man" has traveled widely to build a collection of unusual varieties.
The Pisang raja or Latundan banana at Vinod’s farm. ALL PHOTOS BY AKHIL VIJAYAN FOR GASTRO OBSCURA In his backyard in Kerala, India, Vinod Sahadevan Nair, 60, grows bananas and plantains and rears chickens and ducks. Situated as it is in an agrarian region, abutting the biodiverse Western Ghats, his farm may seem typical. But a walk through his four acres reveals bananas growing in every conceivable shape, size, and hue: from deep red to turquoise blue. An avid farmer since the age of 12, ...   More Info

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