Meal on Chongming Island organic farm


A weekend excursion to Chongming Island. Active or relaxing, it’s up to you!
Visit a organic farm, walk around the farm, see the crops, blossom flowers, touch and smell the soil. Harvest season now, you can experience farmer’s life for one day, enjoy harvesting paddy, seeing how farmer get the coarse grain off the chaff. Scarecrow is farmer’s best friend, there is a scarecrow making competition after our hard work.
Let’s bike together along the beach of the river around the island with great beautiful nature views in the fresh air and greens! Or you can make your own meal; we are going to teach you make local Chinese dishes. Eat the healthy and real organic food in our glass house.
Have you ever tried the most popular games in China — Mahjong? At the day, we are going to teach you to know about Mahjong, the rules and how to play it.
Date: Weekend of the 1st and 2nd, November 2014
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The Itinerary

Saturday, November 1st
9:00-10:30: Arrive the start point of biking at Chongming Island.
10:30-11:00: Warm-up game.
11:00-13:00: Lunch. (The farm Ayi will prepare some delicious food for us! All the vegetables and rice are organic from the farm)
13:00-14:30: Hanging out in the farm, shrimp & crab catching
14:30-17:30: Harvest the paddy, rice decorating, making scarecrow
17:30-19:30: Barbecue
Sunday, November 2nd
7:30- 8:30: Breakfast
9:00-11:00: Biking at Chongming Island. Or Learn to cook local Chinese dishes.
11:00-13:00: Lunch (Eat the dishes you have made yourselves)
13:00-13:30: Rest
13:30-16:00: Games
16:30-18:30: Back to Shanghai by bus.
Fee:reservation required. 649 yuan per person, 599 yuan if pay in advance, include the transportation, meals & drinks, BBQ, and accommodation (Tent on the farm, sleeping bag included, if you bring your own sleeping bag, 30 yuan reducing).
Option: we also have rooms in nongjiale, 50 yuan additional cost per person.
Bike rent with registration 30 yuan, pls inform! !

Meeting Point

Address: Shanghai museum east side parking near (Wusheng road)
Chinese address: 上海博物馆东侧停车场近(武胜路)


There is limited space so be sure to book early by emailing Elaine at elaine.zhou@cookinshanghai.comwith the Trip Title and the necessary information below for registration. Then we will confirm with you the way to pay for the deposit once we get your application.
(Necessary Info.)
Full Name:
Passport/ID No.
Accommodation Preference:
Biking: biking or not
(Optional Info.) —
Emergency Contact Person:
Food Allergies or dietary restrictions:


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Cooking at Chongming Island Organic Farm

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Bike Riding on Chongming Island

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Meal on Chongming Island organic farm