, Lanzhou, October 25th (Zhang Jing Gaoying) In mid-to-late October, another crop of vegetables in the Gobi Desert has matured one after another. The greens such as Doubai, beetroot, baby cabbage, red bamboo shoots, broccoli, etc. Want to drop.

  Located in the middle section of the Hexi Corridor in Gansu, Jinchang City has harsh natural conditions due to its location in the Gobi and desert.

But it is precisely because of long-term drought and little rain, large temperature difference between day and night, and the land has not been over-exploited and used, it has brought unique growth advantages to Jinchang's agricultural production.

At present, Jinchang City has developed into one of the important domestic vegetable bases for Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao.

Chen Guangxi: From the ground to the basket

  Vegetable harvester Meng Ajin came from Guiyang, Guizhou, and came to Jinchang from April until the last crop of vegetables was harvested here around November. She and the workers will "fight" to go to the vegetable base in Guangdong to continue the same work.

"The wages are calculated by piece, more than 300 kilograms are harvested every day, the baskets are weighed, and the monthly income is about 4000 yuan." For Mon Ajin, who has more than 10 years of vegetable harvesting experience, a "skilled worker" becomes her The absolute advantage of earning more wages.

The picture shows Meng Ajin, a vegetable harvester from Guiyang, Guizhou. She is busy in the vegetable base for Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau in Jiujiing Village, Shuangwan Town, Jinchuan District, Jinchang City.

Photo by Zhang Jing

  Meng Ajin's working place is in Jiujie Village, Shuangwan Town, Jinchuan District, Jinchang City. Like her, there are about 1,000 workers who come here to harvest vegetables all year round. Her hometown Gu Yemiao is one of the few vegetables harvesters. One of the male workers, his left hand held the root of the vegetable, and his right hand held a small knife to lightly scribble across it.

  "After loading baskets in the vegetable field, they need to be moved to the ground, and they will be transported by the transfer vehicle." Gu Yemiao is young and does not need to work hard. Normally, he will help others after moving the vegetable baskets with his own logo. Female workers do physical work, and he manages more than 40 people who were awarded the position of "squad leader". "The proficiency of vegetable harvesters is different, and there are differences in the speed of work." He said that the amount of vegetables collected per class per day is about seven or eight tons. .

  Yao Jiwen, deputy mayor of Shuangwan Town, told reporters that the "vegetable basket" base in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area is located in Jiujiing Village, Shuangwan Town. It is a vegetable business enterprise established at the end of 2015 by China Merchants and the introduction of Guangdong Congyu Group. After five years of development, the vegetable base has grown to more than 13,000 acres.

Sunset Xishan: Distributing center "dressing up"

  The above-mentioned vegetables were transported to Jinchang Jincongyu Agricultural Technology Development Co., Ltd., which was used as a "distribution center" to circulate tracts of land in Jiujiing Village and plant open-field vegetables.

Coincidentally, Gansu Hexinyuan Ecological Agriculture Development Co., Ltd., located in Yongchang County, Jinchang City, is also based on the local plateau summer vegetable planting base. It has become the city's earliest establishment and the largest sales volume for vegetables in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

Aerial photography for vegetable bases in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

Photo by Gao Ying

  In autumn, a reporter from walked into Hexinyuan Company. Dozens of trucks loaded with vegetables from the ground were parked in an area of ​​the yard, and each truck was surrounded by "vegetable workers", unloading, peeling leaves, Packaging...Gobi vegetables are here to be "dressed up", from "earthly rustic" to "clothing and hat", it is a scene of enthusiasm.

  Wu Qiaofei from Yunnan is skilled, and the baby cabbage is unloaded from the truck and "piled into mountains". She is responsible for wrapping them in wrapping paper.

This year is her third year working here. She packs more than 60 baskets of baby vegetables every day to get a salary of 300 yuan. She is very satisfied with the income. She also asked her husband to come here as a "cooker". The couple earns 1 month. Million.

  The above two large-scale "distribution centers" not only benefit the "cooking workers" from Yunnan, Guizhou, Sichuan and other places, but also allow the locals of Jinchang to enjoy the "dividends of working at home."

Wang Lanping, a native of Yongchang County, is 48 years old this year. She started working in front of her house and transferred all 12 acres of land from her family to Hexinyuan Company, which became part of the vegetable planting base in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

Wearing stars and moon: "Sleep at 0℃" and set off

  After a series of checks, inspections, and stacking, the Gobi vegetables were "dressed up", and they were also labeled as "exquisite dishes". Subsequently, the "food workers" sent the packed boxes into the cold storage. It depends on the type of vegetables, generally around 0°C.

At this time, the "vegetarian" in the cold storage must check again whether the vegetables in the box comply with regulations and whether they are neatly placed. At the same time, they must put an appropriate amount of ice packs in, and finally seal the boxes for placement.

The picture shows the cold storage of the "vegetable basket" in Yongchang County, Jinchang City for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. The "vegetarian" checked again and put an appropriate amount of ice packs to keep it fresh.

Photo by Zhang Jing

  Yang Ji'an, chairman of Hexinyuan Company, said that after 5 to 6 hours of pre-cooling, just 24 hours away from digging the vegetables, they will "ride" on a cold chain car and start a long journey of more than 2,000 kilometers. Within 48 hours, they can reach the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and be served on the public table.

This means that the "2-day tour" journey of Gobi vegetables will also come to an end.

  "The daily sales of vegetables are 500 to 600 tons, of which 120 tons are directly supplied to the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area." Yang Ji'an said that the company mainly engages in the cultivation, planting, processing, storage and sales of vegetables and fruits.

At present, the 6 kinds of vegetables that are promoted and planted are baby cabbage, cabbage, celery, green bamboo shoots, broccoli, and potatoes, and are identified as pollution-free green agricultural products by the Gansu Provincial Green Food Development Center.

  Jinchang City is located on the golden section line of 38 degrees north latitude, which is rich in light and heat resources and rich in essential trace elements for the human body. It has the advantages of high altitude, large temperature difference between day and night, less pests and diseases, and good water quality. The agricultural products produced are of good quality, rich in nutrition, Green and pollution-free, especially Jinchang plateau summer vegetables are rich in variety, bright in color, sweet and rich, rich in selenium, vitamins, cellulose and other nutrients. Among them, "Yongchang carrot", "Jinchuan red pepper", vegetable heart, and baby More than 30 kinds of high-quality vegetables represented by vegetables, kale, etc., have been sold in Southeast Asia and the national market. The vegetable planting area of ​​the city has reached 300,000 mu.