(Towards our well-off life) "90s" Homecoming Road: Becoming a "worker" at the door of the house where you learn to make tea craftsmanship

  China News Service, Jinzhong, July 16th, Question: (Towards our well-off life) "90s" homecoming road: learning to make tea craftsman and becoming a "worker" at the doorstep

  Author Wu Qiong

  "Before working in the field, not only did you earn a lot of money, but now you work in a cooperative, you can take care of your parents, and you can earn more than 40,000 yuan a year." When talking about today's life, Liu Xiaodong said cheerfully.

  27-year-old Liu Xiaodong is a villager in Liji Village, Yuebi Township, Pingyao County, Jinzhong City, Shanxi Province. He used to earn income by working in Pingyao County. In 2016, Liu Xiaodong returned to his hometown and went to Jinwei Chinese Herbal Medicine Cooperative to work on the production of medicinal tea.

  Talking about Liu Xiaodong's homecoming road, we have to start with wandering. "Sometimes after the part-time job, I will go shopping on the street to see what recruitment information, just happened to see a Chinese herbal medicine company recruiting that day, signing up with a try mentality, I did not expect that I was really admitted." Liu Xiaodong Say.

  After admission, Liu Xiaodong chose his hometown as a work place, came to Jinwei Chinese Medicine Cooperative to learn the pharmaceutical tea process with the master, cut medicine, fried medicine, and processed... Now, Liu Xiaodong has almost 200 kinds of medicinal materials that he often contacts. Able to complete work independently.

  Jinwei Traditional Chinese Medicine Cooperative was established in 2007 and is a major engine for the development and prosperity of Liji Village. The cooperative uses land transfer and other forms to form a complete industrial chain that integrates the integration of the three kinds of medicines, production, sales, and e-commerce, storage, logistics, and tourism. It also provides medicine seeds, seedlings, organic fertilizers, machinery, technology and contracts. , Directly assisting 28 households and 34 people in poverty, and driving 467 households in 233 rural households to achieve wealth and income.

  Since this spring, the cooperative has used the collective site of Liji Village to build a rough processing workshop of Chinese medicinal materials, to absorb the surplus labor force in the village, and the daily income of each person can reach 80 yuan. The medicine industry chain has become a “income source” for villagers.

  On March 20 this year, "Shanxi Medicine Tea" was released as a provincial-level regional public brand. The Secretary of the Shanxi Provincial Party Committee and the Governor jointly supported the goal of making "Shanxi Medicine Tea" the seventh largest tea system in China, which also ushered in opportunities for the development of the Chinese herbal medicine industry in Pingyao.

  It is understood that Pingyao County has a long history of planting Chinese medicinal materials. It is a major county for planting Chinese medicinal materials and one of 28 Chinese medicinal material base counties and 13 key Chinese medicinal material producing counties in Shanxi Province.

  "At present, the cooperative has more than 70,000 acres of Chinese herbal medicine planting bases, involving 28 natural villages in 7 townships. Previously, we mainly planted traditional Chinese medicinal materials and sold raw materials; now we rely on abundant medicinal material resources to implement the Pingyao Chinese medicine industry demonstration The park project, through the cultivation of Chinese medicinal materials planting, production and processing of Chinese herbal medicines and herbal medicines, etc., develops the culture of medicinal tea and prolongs the development chain of Chinese medicinal materials. Tea, forsythia tea, and combination tea, etc., drive farmers to continue to increase their income.

  It is understood that after two years of construction, the infrastructure construction of Pingyao Chinese Medicine Industry Demonstration Park has begun to take shape, with an investment of 130 million yuan. It has been approved as a Jinzhong municipal modern agricultural industrial park. After the park is completed, it can drive the cultivation of 100,000 acres of Chinese medicinal materials in Pingyao and radiate around 200,000 acres. The annual output value and transaction value are expected to reach 1 billion yuan, which will drive more than 500 people to employment and create profits and taxes of 150 million yuan. Provincial and national-level Chinese herbal medicine industrial park development. (Finish)