Photo Of The Day: Palestinians Go Organic

In an emerging back-to-the-land movement, Palestinian farmers are turning the rocky hills of the West Bank into organic olive groves, selling their oil to high-end grocers in the U.S. and Europe. The move is a reflection of the growing global demand for natural, sustainable and fairly traded products, albeit with a distinct Palestinian twist.

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(AP) — In this photograph made on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, a Palestinian farmer Khader Khader, 31, sorts olives on his land in Nisf Jubeil, near the West Bank city of Nablus, Monday.

In an emerging back-to-the-land movement, Palestinian farmers are turning the rocky hills of the West Bank into organic olive groves, selling their oil to high-end grocers in the U.S. and Europe. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

 

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