VSA1603 Organic Agriculture Camp 14 - 26/03
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 net work partner has running small organic farm in their family. We come up with the idea to support them our volunteers’ hand and to eat fresh food from our farm “We grow what we eat, We eat what we grow”. Moreover, volunteer will learn to share various planting ways between Asia and western styles from volunteers.
Working Volunteer will work in organic farm with the family. 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 Ban rai Village, Hat Yai District, Songkhla
Accommodation and food Volunteers will stay at local agricultural farmer’s house in Thai style hut (The family is Thai muslim). Men and women are separated. Please bring your sleeping bag and mosquito net. 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 Khohong Hill, Tone Nga Chang Water fall, local Temple, Hatyai downown, Floating market
Fee 9,000 Bath
Special Remarks Cultural respect is needed in the Village, along with an open mind and love for learning and sharing.
By Tum VSA Thailand