From the New York Times:
All across China, the fall harvest has ended. But unlike the activity in the country’s vast agricultural regions, where the harvest shapes daily life, the tumult of daily life here in Beijing is reshaping what remains of the harvest. Beijing, after all, is a city of 15 million to 17 million people, depending on who is counting.
Out on the edges of the city, where farmland is fast being converted into suburbs, farmers herding flocks of dirty sheep compete
November 7, 2005 9:15 PM