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2012 Arigato Farm Project, Fukushima (21 images)

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The March 11th 2011 earthquake and tsunami cause explosions and meltdowns at the Fukushima Daichi nuclear power plant that contaminated large areas of the prefecture. The farming community in the affected areas quickly understood that their bucolic existence had ended. Fears of radioactive contamination have kept many shoppers, all over Japan, from buying products from the area and prices have tumbled for any that do find a market. Yet Farming is an important part of the cultural identity in...
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