They were first raised in the Fertile Crescent, an area that includes present-day
Syria, Turkey and Iraq.
The wheat product is a staple of the Fertile Crescent and popular in pilafs,
tabbouleh, kibbeh and a variety of other dishes.
Mesopotamia was the ancient civilization that is known for being located in the
fertile crescent region of what is now called Iraq.
The Garden of Eden used to be a fertile crescent but now a dry desert, and this
shows how humans and the Earth have adapted throughout life.
For those who are not aware of this, this is also known as linseed or common flax
and was a native plant that first thrived in the Fertile Crescent.
Human population swelled in the banks of the great rivers of the Fertile Crescent.
This area, the northern edge of the Fertile Crescent, provided enough of a mild
climate and rain to be a suitable environment for horses.
Those in the Fertile Crescent had the biggest share in plants.
The Druids and Shamans, from the Fertile Crescent to the British Isles and all
points in between, practiced visualization.