Sunday, October 18, 2015

Farm and Food Photos October 19, 2015

Aerial view of a colourful rice field planted into the patterns of a map of China and carpets in Zhonghong village on October 13, 2015 in Shanghai, China. Chen Jinxiang, retired from an agrotechnical station, cultivated over 30 kinds of rice with different colours and shapes. Chen use colourful rice to plant a map of China and colourful carpets in the fields in Shanghai. Photo credit: ChinaFotoPress / Getty Images.

A photo taken on October 12, 2015 shows dairy sheep on a farm in the hamlet of Eygalieres, Larzac heights, southwestern France. Photo credit: PASCAL PAVANI / AFP / Getty Images.

Cabbages sit on a truck as cabbage leaves lay strewn across the ground at the Thiri Mingala market in Yangon, Myanmar, on Monday, Oct. 12, 2015. Myanmar's annual growth has averaged more than 7 percent since the 2010, helped by foreign funds that financed infrastructure and boosted low-cost manufacturing, alongside an increase in tourists. Photo credit: Brent Lewin / Bloomberg via Getty Images.

Pumpkins are seen for sale outside of a supermarket in Bethesda, Maryland on October 13, 2015. Challenging weather this year has reportedly shorten the supply of pumpkins. Photo credit: AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN / Getty Images.

A man uses a tractor at at potatoes field in the village of Ana in western Bekaa Valley in central Lebanon on October 18, 2015. Photo credit: AFP PHOTO / JOSEPH EID / Getty Images.
Red Jacket Orchards on display at Greenmarket Brunch Presented By Lifeway Foods Hosted By Geoffrey Zakarian, part of LOCAL presented by Delta Air Lines, during Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival presented By FOOD & WINE at The Standard Highline on October 17, 2015 in New York City. Photo credit: Gustavo Caballero / Getty Images for NYCWFF.

(L-R) Paolo Gentiloni, Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Italian President Sergio Mattarella and Ban Ki -moon, Secretary General of the United Nations attend the World Food Day - Expo 2015 on October 16, 2015 in Milan, Italy. The focus of the discussion during the World Food Day 2015, held today in Milan, was how to combat food waste in the world. Queen of Spain Letizia , ambassador of the FAO (United Nations Organization for Food and Agriculture), was among the participants. Photo credit: Pier Marco Tacca / Getty Images.

A Chinese vendor sleeps as he waits to sell his corn at a local food market on October 14, 2015 in Beijing, China. China's inflation rate rose 1.6 percent in September, falling short of expectations of a 1.4% increase. The consumer price index, which measures changes in what consumers pay for goods and services, has been edging higher mainly due to higher vegetable and pork prices. The latest figures underscore concerns of economic trouble in the world's second largest economy. China's government is expected to announce a new five-year economic plan later this month. Photo credit: Kevin Frayer / Getty Images.

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