Grown in Yuli Hualien with no pesticides or chemical fertilisers, the Chrysanthemum flowers are hand picked in order to ensure little wastage and damage to the delicate flowers. The flowers, complete with petals, are then dried over low heat in order to preserve its sprightly floral scent. Its a tedious process though - about 10 catty of fresh flowers are needed to make 1 catty of dried flowers.
Dried Chrysanthemum flowers
Hua Dong Fresh Market
Hua Dong Fresh Market is where sustainable farming meets creative minds.Passionate young agriculturalists collaborate with local farmers in Eastern Taiwan to showcase the bounties of their land.