I Love Harvest

For people on EP who grow things and get a kick out of bringing the crop in - big or small! 23 People

    Harvesting In South India Is Different -

    It is more manual and very theraupeutic also. Cutting the grass, or just working in the fields - harvesting paddy/ and then other crops will really make you lose the senses to the material world and very rejuvenating. Maybe I will post some photos.
    woodland27 woodland27
    41-45, M
    Jun 19, 2012

    The Camaraderie Of Harvest

      There is a real sense of camaraderie in our town during harvest.  It's a time when everything comes to a stand still until it is complete.  It's taboo to organise meetings, public events, working bees, school events, social cuppas...it's all hands on deck.  ...
    wildernessgirl wildernessgirl
    36-40
    3 Responses Oct 26, 2009

    Rice Harvesting - Crude And New Methods

    Real poor farmers have no means of dehusking them -mechanically. But rather resort to some unconventional means -like letting the crop on the roads -so that the wheels of vehicles crush the paddy pellets and later they collect the paddy pods ! this is gross. But then - it is...
    woodland27 woodland27
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jun 23, 2012

    Sometimes Big, Sometimes Small...

    Here in SE Australia we are preparing for grain harvest, 2009. It will start in early November and is going to be one of the best for several years (2005 was the last reasonable year). The prices are lousy but at least this year farmers have grown something! For the past...
    rojblake rojblake
    36-40, M
    12 Responses Oct 14, 2009

    I Do But Wish It Was Not So Intense.

    Harvest has been disappointing this year.  The rain we have had over the past week or so has caused the wheat to sprout on the plants and knock alot of the grains onto the ground before we have had a chance to harvest it.  Poor, poor farmers.  Things have been...
    wildernessgirl wildernessgirl
    36-40
    2 Responses Dec 3, 2009

    Harvest Time

    The harvest time brings back memories of the past when some friends used to live near a farm. We'd always go down and watch as the harvest was done on the farm. The smell, the memories are not to be forgotten as they come flowing back when we go for a country drive and see the...
    cndrewdrvr8 cndrewdrvr8
    46-50, M
    Jun 24, 2011
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