Photograph of a green tea field in Sayama, Japan


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Photograph of a green tea field in Sayama, Japan is a picture, with genre photograph.

It was created on Saturday, October 17, 2009.

Wade Duym is the Photographer.

This photograph shows a green tea farm field in Sayama, Japan. The photo was taken during the 2009 mayoral delegation to Sayama, which is Worthington’s sister city.

Sayama is famous for its green tea, which is celebrated in an annual November festival. Fields of tea bushes grow throughout the city, interspersed with homes and businesses. The city also grows a number of other crops, including taro, burdock, spinach and rice.

Worthington and Sayama have been sister cities since 1999, and through the years have exchanged dozens of delegations, including groups of city officials, residents and school groups. The 2009 mayoral delegation celebrated ten years of the sister-city relationship. During exchanges between the two cities, delegations typically tour a variety of destinations including city offices, schools, libraries, businesses and more.

It covers the topics food and drink, agriculture and Sayama-shi, Japan.

It features the organization Worthington International Friendship Association.

The original is in a private collection.

This file was born digital in the format video/jpeg.

The Worthington Memory identification code is wcd0199.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on May 24, 2017. It was last updated June 29, 2019.