PHARR, Texas – The start of the fresh produce season was celebrated at the Pharr International Bridge recently with an event titled “A Taste of Trade.”

The event was hosted by the Pharr Bridge Board.

One of the speakers at the event was Pharr International Bridge Director Luis Bazan. 

After the festivities had concluded the Rio Grande Guardian International News Service conducted an interview with Bazan, along with some of the growers and shippers that use the bridge to import fresh produce from Mexico.

Here is the podcast.

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Editor’s Note: The Rio Grande Guardian International News Service has produced a series of stories about Pharr Bridge Board’s “A Taste of Trade” event. Click here to watch a video of Luis Bazan speaking at the “A Taste of Trade” event. Click here to watch a video of Pharr Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez speaking at the “A Taste of Trade” event. Click here to read a story on the remarks of Mayor Hernandez at the “A Taste of Trade” event. Click here to watch a video interview with state Rep. R.D. ‘Bobby’ Guerra at the “A Taste of Trade” event. Click here to watch a video interview with state Sen. Eddie Lucio at the “A Taste of Trade” event. 


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