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Early farmers’ fishy menu

Agriculture may not have radically changed European diets at first

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4:34pm, October 24, 2011

Northern Europe’s agricultural revolution got off to a fishy start. Although farmers brought animal raising and plant growing to the region around 6,000 years ago, a healthy taste for the freshwater fish and marine life favored by local foragers lasted for at least several hundred years, a new study finds.

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