Slow Food Beijing Cherry Picking at God’s Grace Garden

In God’s Grace Garden, a farm one hour south-west of Beijing, 3000 cherry trees wait to be picked. Each year end of May, when the cherries are ripe, many of them are eaten by flocks of birds.

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Come help Therese Zhang , one of Beijing’s local farmers harvest these cherries while on this beautiful biodynamic farm with fields of plants, fruit trees, and free-roaming farm animals. Therese and her staff will prepare a delicious Chinese buffet lunch using produce from her farm (there will be also be cherry pancakes1). Learn what a biodynamic farm actually is and enjoy a beautiful Sunday in concert with nature.

Where: God’s Grace Garden is located one hour by car south-west of Beijing’s city center.
Jiang village, Liangxiang town, Fangshan District, Beijing 102446
北京市房山区良乡镇江村

When: Sunday, May 26, 2013. 11:00 – 16:00.
The bus leaves at 10:00 from the parking lot next to the Kempinski Hotel (subway line 10, Liangmaqiao).

Costs: Including transportation and meal RMB250 for Slow Food members; others pay RMB300 which includes a Slow Food membership. If you come with your own car, please deduct 30RMB.

Reservation: To make a reservation, please send an email to info@slowfood-beijing.org by May 20th. Tickets are limited to 35 people, so please do not make a reservation until you are really sure you’re going.

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