The third Franco-Chinese Month of the Environment brings a mixture of green activities, such as one day tour at the farm, and organic food and vegetables market, and you are invited to join the activities.
At the first pop-up market, French-style, in the heart of Guangzhou, enjoy grocery shopping at the Mall of the World. Fill your shopping basket with organic vegetables and ready meals, enjoy local products of French heritage, and discover the treasures of fair trade!
Time: 11:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m., October 15
Venue: Mall of the World, North Zone - A1/A2 Entrance
Address: 74 Huacheng Dadao Xi, Guangzhou - Mall of the World, North Zone (广州市天河区花城大道74号花城广场花城汇北区A1/A2入口)
A Day at the Farm
Take a day tour to Gloria’s Conghua Organic Farm. The bus will leave early in the morning and arrive at the farm after a two hours drive. At the farm, you will discover different plantations, for vegetables, aromatic herbs, fruit trees, and more. You also may enjoy a bicycle ride or a ride in a bamboo boat on the river. The bus will bring you back to Guangzhou in the late afternoon.
Time: 8:30 a.m., October 9,
Address: 225 Beijing Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou C 3/F (广州市越秀区北京路225号3楼)
Price: 165 RMB (bus + meal)
Bookings open from September 28: MFCE2016@163.com
Honey & Bees
A local beekeeper takes care of bees everyday with his wife. Each year, they produce several liters of honey. Their apiary is based at Tianhu, a magnificent touristic site. In their lovely shop at the foot of a hill, they sell various kinds of honey, royal jelly, propolis, and also seasonal fruits such as lychees, longans and dragon fruits.
Time: 11:00 a.m., October 16
Venue: Rucher Wangfa (从化天湖旺发蜂场)
Address: Peak of Tianhu’s Great Dam, Conghua Hotspring, Guangzhou(从化温泉镇天湖旺发蜂场)
Price: Free of charge, subject to availability.
Booking open from October 10: MFCE2016@163.com
Veg Tables, an Organic Meal
Veg Tables is located on the 4th floor of the Lingnan Qilou traditional building of Gloria225 on Beijing Road. With a concept of farm to table, Veg Tables offers organic cuisine, freshly harvested from a farm in Conghua from organic products from Kangaroo Island in Australia. In dreamy surroundings, enjoy delicious meals cooked with love by a French chef.
Time: October 22, noon
Venue: Gloria225 C 4/F
Address: 225 Beijing Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou C 4/F (广州市越秀区北京路225号4楼)
Price: Lunch menu 150RMB
Booking & Menu open from September 28: MFCE2016@163.com
(By Penny Liu, Louis Berney)