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The history of farming

Read the article about farming.
Choose the best word (A, B or C) for each space.

The history of farming

Before people started farming, they went to the forest to look ___for___ plants or fruit they could eat. This meant that people (1)____ moving all the time to find food. But about 12,000 years ago, in the Middle East, people (2)____ to grow food. These people were the first farmers. Farming made (4)___ possible for people to stay in (4)____ place and slowly their villages got bigger.

Some people in the villages became free to do other work, like making clothes, (5)___ the farmers could grow food for everyone. Unfortunately, farming was difficult when the weather was bad and then some people did not get (6)___ food to eat.

Today, farmers (7)____ grow more food and it travels thousands of kilometres from where it (8)___ grown to our homes.

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