December 15, 2019

Sowing the seeds of improving agriculture: Quakers in North Korea
The American Friends Service Committee has been helping farmers in North Korea for nearly 40 years
On a snowy day in 2001, Ro Song Cho came to Bear Creek. Pausing in Iowa on a seven-week tour of the United States, the-then deputy director of the North Korean ministry of agriculture took time to chat to local farmers, and get pictured with Iowa heifers. Ro even enjoyed a potluck dinner in Bear Creek, eaten in a squat wooden cabin flanked by endless prairie.This surreal encounter can be