Royalty Free Illustration Asian/Chinese/Vietnamese Man Strolling in Rice Field Wearing Straw Hat
Saw a documentary on just how rice is grown and just how much of that grain in consumed by millions of people daily. Just as popular as patatoes, bread, and other starches are, rice is everywhere.
From Italian Rizotto, French Pilaf, Japanese side dish to desserts like Mochi, Thai sticky rice, to Mexican Horchata, just to name a few...rice is essential to most cultures.
But in watching just how much planting and replanting is involved and the harvesting of it all, it makes purchasing bags full in the grocery store seem effortless.
This character represents all the hard working people who harvest this plant to meet our consumer needs. They don't get the recognition they certainly deserve for such hard work, but we appreciate them labouring to make it available to the masses.