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What's With All the Cabbages? Why Beijingers Stock Up on China's Hardiest Veg Before Winter | the Beijinger

What's With All the Cabbages? Why Beijingers Stock Up on China's Hardiest Veg Before Winter | the Beijinger: Preparation for the winter hibernation period has begun, a time when Beijingers keep themselves busy purchasing goods for the long cold months to come. Although shopping online on Taobao and JD has become the go-to for younger generations in recent years, saving people the trouble of going into the snowstorms to buy things, elderly Beijingers still tend to stick to the old-fashioned ways. While walking about town, you may have already noticed locals lining up to buy cabbages from a mountain of green goods out of the back of some guy's truck.


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