Comments for: The family farm: Women help revive an old tradition

Posted April 28, 2011, at 3:57 p.m.
Last modified April 29, 2011, at 2:15 p.m.

Women’s connection to agriculture dates back to the days of hunter-gatherer societies when men hunted woolly mammoths and women gathered nuts and berries to help sustain prehistoric families. This close association with plants may well have led women to invent agriculture, a theory gaining ground among archaeologists. The recent influx …

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