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Hisako Oe, director of the Fukushima Organic Farmers Network, shows off her enormous garden of organic tomatoes. “Organic farmers are so proud of what we are doing,” she says, “and then we get condemned as murderers for growing here. It’s so painful for us.” Sociologist Aya Kimura (not pictured) is studying how the Fukushima disaster has affected the trend toward locally grown food in Japan.<br />
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This photograph is part the book of Would You Stay?, by Michael Forster Rothbart, published by TED Books in 2013. The photos come from Forster Rothbart’s two long-term documentary photography projects, After Chernobyl and After Fukushima.<br />
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Photo by: Michael Forster Rothbart<br />
Date:  7/24/2012<br />
File#:  Canon — Canon EOS 5D Mark II digital camera frame 81798
Hisako Oe, director of the Fukushima Organic Farmers Network, shows off her enormous garden of organic tomatoes. “Organic farmers are so proud of what we are doing,” she says, “and then we get condemned as murderers for growing here. It’s so painful for us.” Sociologist Aya Kimura (not pictured) is studying how the Fukushima disaster has affected the trend toward locally grown food in Japan.
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