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.


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

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 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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