Earlier people were Hunter-gatherers,
who had traveled to the area in search of food, began to harvest (gather) wild
grains they found growing there. They scattered spare grains on the ground to grow
more food. Before farming, people lived by hunting wild animals and
gathering wild plants. When supplies ran out, these hunter-gatherers moved on.
Farming meant that people did not need to travel to find food. Instead, they
began to live in settled communities, and grew crops or raised animals on