National Geographic : 1957 May
+ Threshers Shake the Almond Harvest into a Mobile Net Botanists believe almonds originated in Persia. Semi tropical countries cultivate the tree for its nuts and oils. Majorca's almond trees, numbering 11 million by some estimates, blanket the island with pale pink when they bloom in spring. These farmers, who live near S'Avall, harvest their crop with long poles. Nuts fall on the wire screen and funnel into the wheelbarrow. Woman with basket gleans any that miss. + Sweet and flaky, coiled en saimada is a breakfast spe cialty of Majorca. + Women fry doughnuts for a fiesta at Felanitx.