Desert Farmers in Israel Invented Unique Farming Method 1,000 Years Ago

Method of growing trees in pits irrigated by groundwater began in the Negev, and spread throughout the region despite the Crusader invasion

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Thousand year old pit in the Negev
Thousand-year-old pit in the NegevCredit: Itamar Taxel and Yoel Raskin
Nir Hasson
Nir Hasson
Spot the ancient tree pits.Credit: Itamar Taxel and Yoel Raskin

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