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The Traditional Way to Harvest Saguaro in the Desert

Growing anything edible in the desert can be challenging, given the soil condition and shortage of water. However, there are some tribes like the Tohono O’odham in the Sonoran Desert who have mastered the trick of harvesting fruit found there naturally. These tribes have survived for centuries by using certain types of desert plants and ...

Emma Lu

Saguaro cacti in Arizona's Sonoran Desert.