[Warning: The video contains graphic content that some may find disturbing.]
The pursuit of freshness is sweeping across China. In the past decades, rural farmhouses called “nongjiales” have been popping up all over. They cater to the growing urban desire for fresh food and air, and they’ve been heavily promoted by the government as a way to bridge the income gap.
We visited a couple of these farmhouses and got the inside scoop. And killed a chicken while we were at it.
Written by: Clarissa Wei
Produced by: Clarissa Wei
Voiceover by: Victor Peña & Mario Chui
Shot by: Nicholas Ko & Mario Chui
Edited by: Mario Chui
Mastered by: Victor Peña
Special Thanks: Jordan Porter