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The Paleo Diet May Need a Rewrite, Ancient Humans Feasted on a Wide Variety of Plants | Smart News | Smithsonian
Archeological dig in Israel finds paleo humans ate a large variety of fruit, nuts, grains, and meat
archeology  q4  2016  israel  plant  iet  paleo  digital  grain  nut  meat  fruit  vegetable  primal  science 
13 days ago by csrollyson
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Pomological Watercolor Collection
"The USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection documents fruit and nut varieties developed by growers or introduced by USDA plant explorers around the turn of the 20th century. Technically accurate paintings were used to create lithographs illustrating USDA bulletins, yearbooks, and other series distributed to growers and gardeners across America.

Fast Facts:

• Time period: 1886 to 1942, with the majority created between 1894 and 1916.
• Content: 7,584 watercolor paintings, lithographs and line drawings, including 3,807 images of apples.
• Fruit origins: The plant specimens illustrated originated in 29 countries and 51 states and territories in the U.S.
• Artists: The paintings were created by approximately twenty-one artists commissioned by USDA for this purpose. Some works are not signed."
archives  art  food  illustration  fruit  nuts  drawing  lithographs 
29 days ago by robertogreco

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