Learn about natural and organic farming near Chiayi city, Taiwan



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    We live in central Taiwan Chiayi city, near Chiayi Train Station about 5 mins by walking. The famous tour site Mountain Ali is in Chiayi County about 80 kilometers from my house. My wife and me have a acupuncture & herbs drinking shop in town. We are building a nature and organic farm for mental & physical health in countryside at my hometown. From my house to the farm about 30 mins. by car. We are opening mind, welcoming, and ambitious to create Taiwanese culture exchange. There is a buddism temple beside our farm. If you are interested in knowing Taiwanese religion. I already build this farm 3 years, because my wife has to take care of shop business, most of time only me go to the farm by a van. I need volunteers to help me to build huts/scaffoldings, henhouse, fence and weeding tasks. I don't go to the farm everyday. The farm helping day and time are flexible, I am easy to coordinate. We have a dog and 2 small gardens at my house, 1-2 or all helping days help at my house . The volunteers will stay my shop property. There are two rooms share one bathroom. For meals, if the workawayers have to work on that day, we provide food, if it's a day off, you can either go to supermarket cross from our property to get food, or you can cook by yourself.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The day-off or spare time, we can teach you basic chinese acupuncture and herbs knowledge. The mountain Ali famous crop is tea. How to recognize and distinguish tea and do by yourself on tea ceremony. We can have a cursion to the tea farms and visit farmers and drop in Tsou tribe Dabang village. I am also a amateur calligrapher. If you are interested in Chinese, that is good way to learn Chinese words. The National Museum Branch is in Chiayi County. Only 30 mins. from my shop by car.

  • Help


    We need volunteers to help us to build hut/scaffolding, henhouse, fence, weeding and art painting on the farm. Gardening and helping in my house. Experience with carpentry, plumbing, welding is helpful for us.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Chinese, English, Cantonese

  • Accommodation


    We provide two beds room , two rooms share a bathroom, WiFi, 3 bicycles, a kitchen for volunteers. Our house is close to a supermarket about 2 mins by walking . Either you want to cook by yourself or buy instant food.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We live central Taiwan Chiayi. Our house near train and bus station. If volunteers want to stay longer to know more about Taiwan, wherever you expect to go , the public transportation is convenience.

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day 5 days a week

Host ref number: 462531515685