Humans have always been credited with the invention of farming, but what if the credit was misplaced? New studies show that ants actually figured out farming long before humans. Ants actually create little gardens that they weed and water. Ants are mostly farming fungus. Can we learn something from these ants that have been farming for some 60 million years? How can we create farms that are just as sustainable? The fungus that they grow is completely dependable on the farming ant and the ants keep it alive. I wonder what else we have to learn from the world around us if we slow down to wonder if we really are the best at everything that we claim.
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