more than 10 old indigo planters are still planting and making indigo. For printing and dyeing, Blue Jiaxie dyehouses were historically spread all over Wenzhou area, reached 200, but closed the business basically in the 1970s. There are two existing dyehouses: one is in Cangnan County, and has no traditionally meaning experience of Blue Jiaxie dyehouse; it was established in 1988 and was subsidized by Japanese business man; another is in Yueqing City, and is an old hereditary workshop of four generations; it has closed the business for over 20 years, but was favored by the chance of ˇ°intangible cultural heritageˇ± protection, and restarted the business in 2007 under the help of the local management department.
ˇˇˇˇFor the purpose of better protection, the grass-roots management department shall understand the cultural heritage resources in their area, and master the value position of these cultural heritages in the domestic and even in the world. Only by mastering the situation comprehensively, can the management department apply for a project, drive an area and protect the heritage actively, thereby winning a