Spirit of Villages Framed - Oliver Klink
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Mother and Daughter Harvesting Buckwheat

Harvesting paddy is not just about cutting ripened stalks and shaking off the grain. Besides the long hours of back - breaking manual work in the sun there is a particular tradition, built through the ages on myth and belief, to reap what is sown. Buckwheat crops, once the staple food was replaced by the cultivation of potatoes, which brought more profit. Today, the trend is reversing, as buckwheat is gaining popularity due to its medicinal value.