19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
The Dragon Well Tea Pickers

Dragon Well tea, grown on the Hangzhou hills, is purest just before the Tomb Sweeping Festival in April. Weather hasn’t turned humid, so insect populations remain low and farmers don’t apply pesticide. Battalions of pickers line the tea fields.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2021
Date Uploaded: 10.2021
Photo Location: Hangzhou, China
Camera: FC3170
Copyright: © Eric Seidner