By Wan Su: Caixin Online
(Beijing) – A new model of locally organized organic farming has taken root in Beijing and Shanghai in recent years, and an academic says it could be a viable way for the industry to blossom.
The model – an alternative to large-scale organic farming – sees farmers in the suburbs of large cities grow produce on their own or in groups. They then sell the fruits and vegetables to city-dwellers.
Du Xiangge, a professor at China Agricultural University, said recently that this approach could be an efficient way to develop the industry. Continue reading