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The Tree That Bears 40 Types of Fruits

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Contemporary artist and Syracuse University art professor Sam Van Aken, grew the first Tree of 40 Fruit, a hybrid fruit tree that produces over 40 varieties of fruit, as a form of artistic expression.

But the trees (there are now over 16 in museums and community centers across the U.S.) are also sparking an important conversation about our lack of food diversity.

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