A woman in a rice paddy. Rice makes a significant contribution to the economy of Jiangxi province, with harvests two or three times a year in some locales. PHOTO BY JOAN LEBOLD COHEN
The home of China’s largest freshwater lake and a portion of the world’s longest manmade waterway (the Grand Canal), Jiangxi is a landlocked, subtropical province in China’s southeast about the size of the state of Wisconsin. Rice is….