Aside from being a beautiful flower, the lotus has been eaten in China for thousands of years. It seems the plant grows wherever there is water. In this episode, we travel to Honghu Lake to meet a family who has been cultivating lotuses for many generations. Come with us to see what life is like along the lakeside, and discover how families like this one bring the lotus from field to table.
In a new CGTN series, "Eyes over Hubei", reporter Morag Hobbs follows the twists and turns of the Yangtze River to learn more about the beautiful Hubei Province.