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From a mulberry field to an apple orchard and for the future

There are a lots of apple orchards around here but just started about 60 years ago. Before that, a sericulture was flourishing around here, and these apple orchards used to be mulberry fields. I live in my mother’s parent’s house however they used to have silkworms when my mother was young (about 55 years ago) Sometimes an accident happened. My mother seemed to be shocked when her younger brother ate a silkworm without knowing what it was when he was a kid. Farmers used to have silkworms to get cocoons that was a material for silk. Mulberry leaves were fed to silkworms and as a result, there were a lot…