Come and help us in our new organic farm in Ratchburi, Thailand

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a family of 3 (me, wife, 10-year-old son), passionate about healthy and sustainable living. We moved from the hustle and bustle city life in Bangkok three years ago, dedicate to create a sustainable lifestyle / hobby farm, share our philosophy of how to live a happy life without capitalism. Following His Majesty, all products in our farm are organic, with no harm to human beings, living stocks, environment, as well as our mother nature.

    This project is in early stage of establishment. Looking for innovative, practical, self-motivated volunteers, bring with your own life skills & experiences, to help us out. Cultural exchange becomes the primary function of our farm at the moment apparently.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Art project
    Other
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will enjoy a real taste of Thai local lifestyle, as you will be part of our family, working, eating and joining us on our family activities.

    Free ride to nearby attractions for staying a week
    - fishing / boating in our private pond
    - hiking to 2 caves
    - local markets
    - Cultural Street Market
    - 600-year-old temple (22 km)

    Free ride to other attractions for staying two weeks or more with promising performances
    - moving market along railway (40 km) - stalls of market moving away as train passing by
    - floating market on a canal (60 km)
    - hot spring (70 km)
    - beach (120 km)

    We would like to actualize the potential of every volunteers. Bringing with new or different perspectives is welcome, as we strive for mutual growth and development. Thanks for reading our profile. Look forward to hosting you! All the best and good luck!

  • Help

    Help

    Apart from daily chorus like watering plants, harvesting, animal care, cooking, housekeeping, we have many projects ongoing / ready to execute
    - making new grow beds for herb & vegetable
    - managing mushroom hut
    - planting different species of banana
    - planting bamboo for making charcoal
    - growing rice
    - making organic fertilizer
    - fencing for the sheep
    - building oven for burning charcoal
    - water purification

    Handy person, good in building, landscaping, carpentry or experienced organic farmer with knowledge of permaculture design are highly welcome and in need of. Meanwhile, as most of our projects are in preliminary stage, volunteers are welcome to participate actively by putting own ideas or designs to refine them. Or even suggesting a new project is feasible.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Thai, English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    One private room with single bed / a sofa bed in a container / a tent outdoor depend on availability. Share facilities with the family.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are now operating a cafe with steady business. We have a vision not only our family, but also our cafe can be self-sustained on the vege grown by our organic farm, as so to spread the healthy and environmental friendly messages to local Thai neighborhood.

    We are 2.5 hours (about 150 km) from Bangkok International Airport (BKK) and 20 minutes (24 km) from Ratchburi.
    How to come from BKK -
    1. Airport Link to Phaya Thai Station (THB$45)
    2. BTS to Mo Chit Station (THB$37)
    3. Minivan to Ratchburi (THB$120)
    4. Pick you up at Ratchburi minivan stop

    In order to make life easier, please follow the below format to send me a request -
    *️️ put ARRIVAL and DEPARTURE DATE at the subject of your message
    *️️ state the answers of the following questions in order
    1. Where are you come from? What is your nationality?
    2. What are you good at?
    3. What are your interests in helping us out?
    4. Any special diet / other request?

  • A little more information

    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

  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week, in exchange for free accommodation and 3 meals a day (special diet request like vegetarian can be arranged). Minimum one-week stay is preferred, and negotiable.

Our cafe
Wonderful moment before sunrise
Me and workawayers
Dining out with workawayers.
Visited temple with workawayers.
Workawayers' work
Workawayer cooked in our kitchen.
Mushroom hut
Our private pond
Our house
Our rectangular farm (in the middle)










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