Saving every drop

Miss Cai rolls down straw mats over her greenhouse prior to sunset, helping to trap heat and retain as much moisture as possible. Local farmers such as Miss Cai continue to farm frugally with limited water resources in low greenhouses with the help of government grants. For each greenhouse built in Minqin the farmers receive grants approaching half the cost warranted by the amount of water saved.

Photo 14 of 21 in Minqin

37.91475°N, 102.91097°E
Miss Cai rolls down straw mats over her greenhouse prior to sunset, helping to trap heat and retain as much moisture as possible. Local farmers such as Miss Cai continue to farm frugally with limited water resources in low greenhouses with the help of government grants. For each greenhouse built in Minqin the farmers receive grants approaching half the cost warranted by the amount of water saved.
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