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Delta County, Colorado. Peach orchard. Photographer: Russell Lee. September 1940. FSA - Library of Congress. Every Thursday a carefully selected old agricultural photo is featured here on Big Picture Agriculture — lest we forget how things used to be.
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This short (3-minute) video explains to us that 90 percent of the time the wasabi we get in restaurants is actually horseradish colored green. Find out more about the real wasabi plant by watching... (Currently, on Tuesdays, I am featuring informative videos or stories about different food and farm traditions from unique cultures around the globe.)
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This roundup of global food, farming, and agricultural photos appears every Sunday on Big Picture Agriculture. E.U. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'Gx-klwvsTapK4t6_2YV4nw',sig:'dzcIAp2colgdKyiTi0JTopZIHgCRdO95UIH3cvIRlpA=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'918966980',caption: false ,tld:'co.uk',is360: false })}
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Picking onions, Delta County, Colorado. Photographer: Arthur Rothstein. October 1939. FSA - Library of Congress. Every Thursday a carefully selected old agricultural photo is featured here on Big Picture Agriculture — lest we forget how things used to be.
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This 11-minute video tells five stories about foods from Japan. Included are making sake, mochi, preparing the delicacy of poison fish, the art of plastic food displays, and the origin of instant ramen. (Currently, on Tuesdays, I am featuring informative videos or stories about different food and farm traditions from unique cultures around the globe.)
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Sugar beet worker. Colorado. Photographer: Jack Allison, Jack. 1938. FSA - Library of Congress. Sugar beet worker's home. Colorado. Photographer: Jack Allison, Jack. 1938. FSA - Library of Congress. Every Thursday a carefully selected old agricultural photo is featured here on Big Picture Agriculture — lest we forget how things used to be.
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Readers, note that today's article is from "my backyard" and contains interesting demand-side trends related to growing hemp, which has been legal here in Colorado for a few years, though growing it has had its challenges since it is an emerging crop. --k.m. THIS EXTRACT IS DRIVING A HEMP GOLD RUSH. BUT IS IT LEGAL? By Sophie Quinton for Stateline, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts.
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"Today, five farmers keep the tradition of growing indigo alive in Tokushima, Japan." Indigo dye is a rich and deep, dark, bright blue, unequaled by our chemical blue denim dyes used for blue jeans. The labor intensive farming method of producing indigo shown in this 3-minute film demonstrates that it is a labor of love for an artistic process that is an end unto itself. I am lucky, because
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