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When humans began farming some 12,000 years ago, they altered the future of our
SPECIES forever. Our ancestors were ecological
PIONEERS, discovering and cultivating the most
VALUABLE crops, scaling them up to feed entire communities and transforming wild crops so fundamentally that they became dependent on humans for their survival. Farming, in the words of National Geographic’s Genographic Project, “sowed the seeds for the modern age.”