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Hurricane Maria decimated Puerto Rico's food supply — here's what the island's farms look like now

Business Insider Logo By Leanna Garfield of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 14:  In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, the  devastation to Puerto Rico has sunk in. Many of the island's 3.4 million residents are still without access to power, running water, and health services. The Category 4 storm also left Puerto Rico without most of its farmland, roughly  a quarter of the island's land divided into over 13,000 farms.After Maria barreled through with 155-mph winds, it wiped out approximately 80% of the territory's crop value, Carlos Flores Ortega, Puerto Rico's agriculture secretary,  told The New York Times.  Here's what the island's farms look like post-Maria.

In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, the devastation to Puerto Rico has sunk in. Many of the island's 3.4 million residents are still without access to power, running water, and health services.

The Category 4 storm also left Puerto Rico without most of its farmland, roughly a quarter of the island's land divided into over 13,000 farms.

After Maria barreled through with 155-mph winds, it wiped out approximately 80% of the territory's crop value, Carlos Flores Ortega, Puerto Rico's agriculture secretary, told The New York Times.

Click ahead to see what the island's farms look like post-Maria.

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