Date: Dec 16, 2020
By: Chen Kuan-pei and William Hetherington / Staff reporter, with staff writer
The township had been Taiwan’s No. 1 producer of mushrooms until 20 years ago, when it fell behind other regions that were using improved techniques to grow larger mushrooms.
The township steadily declined as a producer until it was seen as a source of cheap agricultural products.
However, Lee 13 years ago set off on a path that would eventually make Jhutang Township a renowned producer of mushrooms once again. [FULL STORY]