In an effort to show there are more advantageous ways to promote a healthy ecology and economy, Professor Virginia C. Li (Li Zhen) set up three test sites with 458 volunteer farmers in Yunnan Provence, Yuxi, China, to grow crops other than tobacco.
This field used to be tobacco and now it is substituted with spring onions. Hongtang County, Yuxi city, Yunnan Province.
Blue flags and incense burners for low-tech, non-chemical, bug killers.
Tonghai County, Yunnan Province, China
President of WAFA, Tina Lindgreen, with tobacco substitution project managers – Yunnan Province, China
Tina Lindgreen watching the celery harvest.
Enjoying the locally-grown organic vegetables in the local family restaurant in Tonghai Yuxi City, Yunnan Province.
Tobacco substitution 2016 WAF Award nominee