The island is part of the democratic entity in Lienchiang County of the Fujian Province of the Republic of China (ROC). The government gave the local government the ability to create their own central “square”. The town and citizens decided to create a town garden that occupies the central open space in the town, is designed according to feng shui principles and is the most prominent space in the town. Municipal buildings border the garden park. It shows the importance and prominence that food production and local participation hold for the town.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Successful urban agriculture right in the heart of the town. The plots are well organized and cared for by the local residents and are completely open to the public, so to be enjoyed by all.