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The Tradition of Gleaning

We visited the processing facility where the potatoes we grow are washed, sorted and packed: There is a tradition at the plant, where on the last day of the week, each worker is allowed one 10 lb. bag of free potatoes to take home. Pictured here, (if you look below the conveyer belt) are discreet piles of potatoes at the feet of each employee. :)

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2019
Date Uploaded: 09.2019
Photo Location: Edison, California, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Sydney Harter