Location

Sunny Farm - SF is a private educational farm activity center in suburban Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Located 45km from HCMC, the farm covers 1.5 hectares of fertile delta. Sunny Farm primarily provides learning activities to about 80–100 elementary, middle and high school students at one time, with different groups coming throughout the year.

 

Sunny Farm

Sunny Farm is designed on a special lay-out which is suitable for planting. This is also an area  for student getting self-experiences through studying agriculture and living-skill.  

Sunny Farm is devided into two main areas: central area and planting area.

Facilities

Central Area:

 

The building is constructed on a modern lay-out that is clear, clean-lembed, safe and comfortable for students and other users. 

  • 01 Activites area: gathering area to hold event, cooking competition, team learning activities and sharing knowledge.

  • 01 Conference room: the area to learn about the models of fertilizers, nutrition value of different fruits and other knowledge about different farming type.

  • 01 Kitchen

  • ​​01 First Aid room

  • 02 Restroom

  • 01 Canteen: to sell our farm products, beverage and snacks 

  • 01 Outdoor area for BBQ and other recreational activities

 

 

Planting area and Plant nursery house:

 

  • 10.000 m2 unseeded lemon trees and fruiters (Cucumber, bitter melon, luffa, bean, eggplant, chilli…)

  • 01 Nursery house (Watercress, salad, tomato, carrot, potato… are planted in water and coconut fiber or “aquaponic” system)

 

Pets, dairies, and cattles areas:

 

  • Bird aviary: pigeon and turles (bồ câu, két, cu gáy, ...).

  • Cattle house: cow and pigs

  • Pet house: dogs, rabbits, porcupine

  • Dairy range: chickens, ducks, goose turkeys.

  • 3 Fish ponds: tilapia, koi, snakeskin gourami. 

Services

Our programme is designed to faciliate and to aid school lessons by providing more practical activities. The activities are fostered to help participants learn  how to plant seeds and trees, raise and feed poultries and pets, harvest agricultural products by themselves, participate in team building activities…

The green product in Sunny Farm is cultivated by the contemporary modern farming and permaculture methods. We value the idea of natural and sustainable farming, Sunny Farm commits to no-tilling, no synthesized fertilizers, no industrial pesticide and fungicide. Our green produce are mainly consumed by our farm visitors, our friends, and ourselves.

With the model of natural farming and environmental friendly, Sunny Farm encourages the use of recyclable products or bio-degradable to lower the costs and negative environmental impacts. This also instigates us to become more creative, passionate and bonding between our members.

 

From our experiences and available material, Sunny Farm often bring the youths together in our Creative DIY Workshops.