“In the Jezreel Valley, where Jewish settlers first settled and worked the land, the main celebrations are to take place on Wednesday at 17:00, in the fields of Nahalal. The event is free, and will include the presenting of the moshav’s various produce, along with a demonstration of agricultural activities such as plowing, sowing and harvesting, and a procession of tractors and horses.
A new aspect of the holiday is the organized donation of surplus agricultural produce that will be offered free of charge by kibbutzim and moshavim to those in need. The NGO Leket Israel reported that this year moshavim and kibbutzim contributed about 15,000 tons of surplus produce. As such, Nahalal’s ceremony will also include a tractor-drawn cart with samples of the produce donated this year, including broccoli, citrus, cauliflower, onion, radish and beet.”
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-Excerpted from ynetnews.com