National Geographic : 1942 Mar
390 The National Geographic Magazine - a © IliiianS 'scIhiir l-lul.k from lEuropea Because Fresh Vegetables Are Scarce, They Sell Quickly in the Dakar Street Market The basket at the left contains native-grown tomatoes the size of cherries. On the ground at far right are poivrons, the fruit of a pepper plant. These are a staple food, rather hot and excellent in salads. Truck gardening is precarious because of frequent drought.