Throughout the Northern Hemisphere, farmers are harvesting the fruits and vegetables they have cultivated over the summer. The brightly-flavored summer crops of cucumbers and tomatoes have passed their peak and we've moved into the deeper flavored pumpkins, winter squashes, pears and apples.
To celebrate the recent Autumnal Equinox, here are some images of harvests occurring around the globe (courtesy of Huffington Post).
Grape harvesting in FrancePumpkin picking in MaineGala Apples from Germany
Coconut plucking in Bangalore, India
Wheat harvest in Afghanistan
Potato harvest in BelarusGrape harvest in Bulgaria
Rice harvest in Hanoi, Vietnam
"No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden." -Thomas Jefferson