Salt of the earth: The secret ingredient to the perfect Israeli produce
How are perfect pitayas and magnificent mangoes produced? With the help − as wise farmers have learned − of a rare database called the Jordan Valley soil archive. Meet the experts who know its secrets.
Somehow, whenever you’re driving down to the Jordan Valley, the lovely Arik Einstein song “The Banana Picker” starts playing in your mind. As if the little man from the song is really working overtime in the orchards and scurrying like mad from tree to tree. And besides bananas, who makes sure the dates are of such prime quality, the mangoes fragrant and juicy, and the avocados such a brilliant green and so...
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