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Farmers from Ban Muang Wa village, outside the northern town of Chiang Mai, Thailand, cut rice stalks with a scythe. They will let it dry on the ground for several days, then bundle it into sheaves and tie it with stalks of stiff grass. Published in Material World, page 85. Ban Muang Wa is the home village of the family of Boontham and Buaphet Khuenkaew, who were profiled in the book Material World: A Global Family Portrait.

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Farmers from Ban Muang Wa village, outside the northern town of Chiang Mai, Thailand, cut rice stalks with a scythe. They will let it dry on the ground for several days, then bundle it into sheaves and tie it with stalks of stiff grass. Published in Material World, page 85. Ban Muang Wa is the home village of the family of Boontham and Buaphet Khuenkaew, who were profiled in the book Material World: A Global Family Portrait.