VSA1412 Organic Agriculture Camp 14 – 2/07 (July) AGRI Songkhla 14



Organic Agriculture Camp-Songkhla

Background As the world’s food problem grows, we recognize that making one’s own food is important in the22nd century, so our organic farm partner has come up with the idea to support volunteers’ food budget and to eat fresh food from our farm. Moreover, volunteer will learn to share various planting ways between Asia and western styles from volunteers.

Working Volunteers learn and share organic farm through local agriculture philosophy. Volunteers will prepare soils, plant and take care of plants by watering. They will also eat organic vegetables from organic farm.


Location Janong sub-district Jana District, Songkhla

Accommodation and food Volunteers will stay at local agricultural farmer’s house. Men and women are separated. Men are going to stay on the 1st floor of the house together in 1 room. Mattresses are not provided, but mosquitoes net are provided. Women stay on 2nd floor of the house, mattress and mosquitoes net are provided. Toilets are Thai style (sit on your heels) showering is done by dipping a bucket in a bowl of water, then pouring the bucket over yourself. Toilet paper is not provided, but can be purchased at local stores. You must take off your shoes before entry the house (normally in everywhere in Thailand you need to take off your shoes before going indoors)

Terminal

*      Hatyai train station

*      Hatyai bus station

*      Hatyai International Airport

Leisure Activities

*      Visiting Khohong Hill

*      Visiting Tone Nga Chang Water fall

*      Visiting Local Temple

*      Visiting Hatyai downtown

*      Visiting Floating market

Fee 8,000 Bath


Special Remarks Cultural respect is needed in the Village, along with an open mind and love for learning and sharing. 

By Tum VSA

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