The last days of March and early April is the busy period for local farmers in the mudflat areas along the Red and Day Rivers, as the mulberry harvest season begins.
In Hiep Thuan commune, Hanoi’s Phuc Tho district, in recent years, local people have transformed their crops from corn and peanuts to mulberry farming which has helped to bring about high economic efficiency.
Phuong’s family is one among many households in Hiep Thuan growing mulberries. In the harvesting season, she has to hire more workers to harvest ripe mulberries. Every day each person can collect around one tonne of berries. Continue reading “Blooming mulberry season in Hanoi”