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Small Farmers Hit Hard by Bad California Weather

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Small Farmers Hit Hard by Bad California Weather

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Small Farmers Hit Hard by Bad California Weather

Small Farmers Hit Hard by Bad California Weather

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Southeast Asian farmers like Xiong Pao Her lost 80 percent of their winter vegetables during California's freeze. Sasha Khokha hide caption

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Southeast Asian farmers like Xiong Pao Her lost 80 percent of their winter vegetables during California's freeze.

Sasha Khokha

Freeze-burned Asian greens are mushy and sour when cooked. Sasha Khokha hide caption

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Freeze-burned Asian greens are mushy and sour when cooked.

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California's cold weather has devastated crops planted by the state's small farmers. Many of the farmers are immigrants who have trouble getting affordable insurance, or help from the government.

Sasha Khokah of member station KQED reports.