- The cooperative farming village was constructed under orders from Kim Jong Un
- North Korea has suffered extreme food shortages and famine
- The co-op is considered a model for North Korea's 2,000 other farms, officials say
Pyongyang (CNN)It's a perfect fall day as our van makes the 30-minute drive from central Pyongyang to Jang Chon Cooperative farm. We ask if our photographer can film out of the window as we pass the rolling fields that will soon be ready to harvest. "Not yet," one official tells us. "We're almost there."