Taro root, peeled and ready for cooking in the Lagavale family's kitchen house in Western Samoa. A young chicken is pecking around, looking for food scraps. The Lagavale family lives in a 720-square-foot tin-roofed open-air house with a detached cookhouse in Poutasi Village, Western Samoa. The Lagavales have pigs, chickens, a few calves, fruit trees and a vegetable garden. Material World Project.