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  • Stooks of Teff waiting to be threshed

    Posted by Brian Jones

    2 December 2003 – tefftothresh (74k image)

    Teff is an extraordinary grain which is used to make the staple food, injera, here in Ethiopia. It's extraordinary because it's so small and it's difficult to believe that it's possible to farm it viably and obtain a sufficient harvest. Now, November, is the main harvest period and it's possible to see these mounds of Teff waiting to be threshed, all over the place

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