We're an international collective sharing stories of biodiversity from across the globe.

Reawakened is a collective of international storytellers working with farmers, scientists, entrepreneurs, and food activists to share the re-emergence of forgotten crops across the globe and the communities and cultures they preserve.

Navigate the interactive map above, choose a crop, and learn more about these reawakened foods. If you’d like to share your own food stories, join the Reawakened Food Collective.

Choose a crop and learn more about these reawakened foods. If you’d like to share your own food stories, join the Reawakened Food Collective.

India / uncultivated greens / 5 min read

Uncultivated greens:
reawakening land based forgotten food tradition​​

సాగుచెయ్యని ఆకుకూరలు - మరుగున పడిన భూఆధార ఆహార సాంప్రదాయ పునరుజ్జీవన​

By Shruti Tharayil​

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Japan / Kamiibano taro and tono rice / 5 min read

Two men’s challenges in Tohoku region:
Kamiibano taro and Tono #1 rice variety

東北地方の2つの男の挑戦。カミイバノサトイモと遠野一号米の品種

By Kyoko Nagano

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Video
Recipes
Writing

USA-Korea / Korean Chili Pepper / 10 min read

Second Generation:
A Collective Reawakening through Asian Chili Peppers

2세대: 아시아 칠리 페퍼스를 통한 집단적 각성

By Katie Brimm

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Italy / Amolo, Rusticano (myrobalan plum) / 10 min read

Have you ever put koji
on a wild plum?

Hai mai messo del koji sulle prugne selvatiche?

By Riccardo Astolfi

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Ethiopia / Teff / 8 min read

TEFF AND WEHABIT GRAINS

By Alberto Miti

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Information Artworks
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India / 8 min read

Discovering Akkadi Saalu

ಅಕ್ಕಡಿ ಸಾಲು: ವೈವಿಧ್ಯತೆಯ ಸಂಸ್ಕೃತಿ

By Arjun Swaminathan

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Colombia / Bijao (Calathea) / 5 min read​

All wrapped up

Cocina en hojas de plantas

By Diana Moreno

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Indonesia / Red Ginger / 10 min read

How a little farm is pushing back against monoculture

Bagaimana sebuah kebun kecil melawan monokultur

By Clare Aryani

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Writing

Brazil / Babassu / 5 min read

Babassu Nut Breakers
and their struggle to make the fruit their wealth

A história dos quebradores de nozes Babaçu e sua luta para fazer dos frutos sua riqueza

By Leyla Spada and Olavo Pereira Oliveira
Drawings by Soojin Yang

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Audio
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Mexico / Amaranth / 10 min read

Amaranth

By Douglas Gayeton

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Information Artworks
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Peru / Fig Trees / 5 min read

The ancient fig trees from Siguas

Las higueras de Siguas: reliquias que nutren

By Christian Vera Ponce

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Ethiopia / Anchote / 5 min read

Anchote:
a reawakened food for resilient small rural communities

አንቾቴ፡ እንደገና የነቃ ምግብ ለሚቋቋሙት አነስተኛ የገጠር ማህበረሰቦች

By Laura Scivetti

Illustration
Audio
Writing

USA / Bradford watermelon / 5 min read​

Watermelon Sugar​

By Mia Hampton​

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Writing

India / Manipuri Rice / 5 min read

Cheng Rice of Manipur

By Meena Longjam

Video

India / Small Millets / 10 min read

Small Millets,
a women-led biodiversity revolution

By Elena Valeriote
and Alberto Miti

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Video
Information Artworks
Writing

Indonesia / The Black Tiger Shrimp or Monodon / 5 min read

THE JOURNEY
OF BLACK TIGER SHRIMP FARMERS

PERJALANAN PETANI UDANG MACAN HITAM

By Firman Nara

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Writing

Latvia / Potato Onion / 5 min read

Counting on the family

Pasitikėjimas šeima

By Johanna Lohrengel

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Writing

USA / Yoeme Blue Corn / 10 min read

Yoeme Blue Corn

How A Faith-based Partnership is Restoring a Native American Food Tradition

By Marilyn Noble

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Writing

USA / paw paw / 5 min read

THE GREAT COMPACT OF PAW PAWS

Can one farmer's obsession with an elusive fruit become a culinary trend?

By Virginie Drujon-Kippelen

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Costa Rica / Breadfruit / 10 min read

Breadfruit

By Douglas Gayeton

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Information Artworks
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South Africa / Ice Plant / 5 min read

Ice plant of south africa

By Mpho Tshukudu

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USA / Makah Ozette / 5 min read

Teaching the Culture of Agrobiodiversity to Preserve it

Hux̌taksa·ps yakya·daqi·yʔuq:

By Caitilin Blood

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Italy / Ancient Olive Groves / 10 min read

Biodiversity beyond crops:
a mission to protect the ecosystem
of ancient olive groves

La biodiversità oltre alle colture:
una missione per proteggere gli ecosistemi degli olivi millenari

By Laura Scivetti

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USA / Tepary Beans / 10 min read

Tepary Beans

By Gary Paul Nabhan
and Colin Khoury

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Information Artworks
Writing

Rodrigues Island / Sweet Potato / 10 min read

The food of our granparents

manzer nou bane grand dimune

By Maryline Legoff

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nicaragua / vanilla / 5 min read

Disappearing before everyone's eyes

desapareciendo ante los ojos de todos

Elisabeth Von Halem

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Ghana / Fonio / 5 min read

Women in Fonio

Pagaba Fonio Puuni

By Esther Asante

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Italy / Rocket / 10 min read

Rocket

By Douglas Gayeton

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Video
Information Artworks
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Mexico / Yoeme Blue Corn / 5 min read

The Overstory

By David Laskarzewski

Video

USA / Seeded Watermelon / 5 min read

Full Belly farm
and the seeded watermelon:
a fertility story

By Taryn Wolf

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