On Sunday 24th September, families from China and France joined together to a fun and educational journey at an organic farm Golden Fig, organised by the French Consulate General in Guangzhou. Parents and children enjoyed planting vegetables, feeding chickens and picking figs while learning about how what sustainable agriculture is and how it works. This event is part of the Franco-Chinese Month of the Environment.
About Golden Fig & Sustainable Agriculture
For 5 years, Golden Fig owner Patrick Chu has been devoted to his 12-hectare farm, located in Baiyun. He follows an environmentally friendly approach, also known as “sustainable agriculture”: Patrick does not use any pesticides or harmful chemicals for our planet. Organic waste is reused in compost or mulch.
五年来，位于广州白云区，农场主朱先生把全部精力都用在了他12公顷的农场上。他遵循着尊敬自然环境的理念，同时也叫 “合理农业”: 在他的土地上，不会使用农药，也会避免有害物质。有机垃圾会被重新使用变成化肥或者覆盖地面的褥草。
He grows a wide range of fruits and vegetables including figs (seedlings imported from Turkey and the United States), rice, cucumbers, eggplants, broccoli, maize, squash, green vegetables, etc.
Patrick also breeds hens, which are fed with organic figs. The butterflies and the bees are a good sign of a farm free of pesticides and chemical agents harmful to the environment.
Golden Fig 菓得菲
50m Southeast to Gangtou No.1 Bridge
Huadong Town, Huadu District, Guangzhou
P.S.Take NO.118 Provincial Road