June 28, 2010

Fava Beans in Beilun

Fava Beans grown in Gaojia Town. Our Friend Emma Chen gave them to me from her father's farm outside of Beilun - one of the 'disappearing villages' slowly/rapidly being consumed by development and progress. Young people move to the city and give up farming. Will we have such delicious, fresh food in the future? No one knows. When I think of the tasteless vegetables and fruit in the US, the lack of variety or seasonal food - I think I have an idea...

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