Qutang town in Hai'an was named Hometown of Specialty Food in Jiangsu for its renowned mutton.
The past Golden Week holiday saw droves of visitors flocking to provincial demonstration family farms in Nantong, Jiangsu province, for fruit picking and other farm experiences.
The fifth Lotus Flower Art Festival kicked off in Duntou town, Hai'an, a county-level city in Nantong on Sept 27.
Lotus roots are widely consumed in regions with rivers and lakes, like Hai'an, a county-level city in Nantong.
In summer and autumn, it is common to see residents in Hai'an, Nantong sitting in wooden tubs picking water chestnuts in the river.