The Hunt for Wild Fava

This story started with a short, scant press release about the discovery of some ancient, charred seeds at an archaeology site in the Levant. As I followed the leads, it turned into a much broader tale that took me (figuratively) around the world. My latest for Civil Eats, on the wild ancestor of Vicia faba, the fava bean, and what it could mean to the future of agriculture. iStock-619397618-1024x800.jpg

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