The journey begins
Located approximately one hour from Phnom Penh travelling towards Kampot is the Baitong Project. A permculture farm created with passion by Lionel and his family. Experience a natural approach to living in a tradional Khmer location away from the more well known tourist area’s. from learning natural building techniques to assisting in developing and maintaining the food gardens you will love the energy of this ever growing project. Enjoy traditional Khmer cusine and time spent with like minded volunteers.
Is this for me?
|Property Type||Baitong Project is a Permaculture Farm dedicated to showing a new approach to farming in Cambodia. Nature and people working together for a sustainable future. As your host Lionel likes to remind us “Life is a Gift”.|
|Length of Stay||10 days minimum|
|Arrival Days||Sunday arrival only|
|Type of work||Work-wise, usually 5-6 hours of work per day, depending on projects & weather. The day starts with breakfast and a morning meeting. Then depending on the season work includes infrastructure (natural building, earthworks, woodwork) and gardening. They do their own compost, mud bricks and much more and a lot of time is also spent maintaining the place, cleaning, caring for plants & animals… so expect very varied work, sometimes tough or unpleasant, but always a lot of fun and sharing !|
|Food||Baitong provide three meals per day plus water, tea, fruit and coffee. The food is Khmer cuisine and usally includes meat. If you are vegetarian or vegan please notity them as this can be accomodated.|
|Accommodation||Accommodation is simple with a mosquito net under a dorm roof (with mattress / pillow / linen provided), shared cold showers and toilets.|
|What to Bring||Useful items to bring: a mosquito repellent, a torch/head light as they don’t have much electricity outside buildings yet, a hat/cap and flip-flops are a must.|
|WIFI||There is no WiFi, so it is suggested you purchase your own sim card.|
|Cost||$5 USD per day|
|Address||Snam Krapeu Trăm Khnar, Takev, Cambodia|
|+855 96 894 7705|