Rice field yields art

A Japanese rice paddy is turned into a living mural.

Anyone who’s ever eaten a California roll knows rice is a staple food in Japan. But did you know it’s also used to make art? A paddy in Inakadate, Japan is home to an annual exhibition of giant portraits made with rice plants. This year, a mural of Marilyn Monroe is attracting tourists. Wonder how she liked her rice…

Via The Weather Network