Thursday, January 16, 2014

Thursday Snapshot: Harvested Bundles of Rice

Freshly harvested bundles of rice lying in wait in the field.
As I mentioned yesterday, we took a trip this past fall to help One Life Japan harvest their rice. It was one of the coolest trips ever - excellent company, scrumptious food, and outstanding scenery - and I learned loads. In the article at Kansai Scene I mention that after we cut the stalks we laid them in bundles behind us with the stems crossed. Here's a photo of what that looked like before we started to bundle them for hanging.

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