Can Tho Farm has an area of over 6,000m2, including an area for displaying special indigenous products of the Mekong Delta, a booth for selling fresh food, a hydroponic and arable farming area, a plants nursery sector, a fish pond with king lotus (giant lotus), etc. Coming here, visitors can easily choose many types of clean vegetables and tubers at the food booth. Moreover, visitors can also harvest the green cabbages or pick the ripe cantaloupes by themselves.
Traveling to this green farm, visitors, especially families with small children can enjoy and experience the job of planting, caring and harvesting agricultural products. After experiencing the process of green farming, tourists, especially children, can understand the value of clean agricultural products. There is also a public house which is a stopover for families or groups of visitors (mainly pupils and students) to exchange information, knowledge on caring and planting clean vegetables, with the guidance of agricultural experts of the farm. Since the public house was established, the farm has had many families as patrons in Can Tho City and the surrounding areas. Furthermore, the farm is considered as an interesting place for extra-curricular activities attracting students from several schools in the Mekong Delta.
Visitors coming to the farm can also enjoy delicious rustic dishes made from the farm’s available ingredients such as Bánh xèo (Vietnamese pancake), Bánh khọt (Vietnamese mini savory pancake), Cá kho tộ (Fish cooked with fish sauce), mắm hotpot, field crab hot pot and the like. These dishes are cooked according to the customers’ ingredients selection and their preferences. At the same time, there is also service for guests to cook their favorite dishes for themselves. All ingredients provided by Can Tho Farm are guarantees of food safety.
Mr. Nguyen Van Phong, the Executive Director of Can Tho Farm, said that the farm had been operating for nearly 2 years and had gradually become an exciting tourist destination for students and families from urban areas to visit on weekends, holidays or Tet. Tourists who want to experience farm tourism or enjoy delicious dishes and specialties of Can Tho Farm can contact directly through this phone number: 0292.550.004 or via website: www.canthofarm.com or www.facebook.com/canthofarm for consultancy and better service. Sightseeing in Can Tho Farm is free of charge.
AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS AND FOODS IN CAN THO FARM:
Cantaloupe is 70,000 VND/kg; hydroponic lettuce is 55,000 VND/kg; lettuce is 45,000 VND/kg; White cabbage is 35,000 VND/kg; Swiss chard is 45,000 VND/kg; Choy sum is 25,000 VND/kg; Mustard green is 25,000 VND/kg, Baby mustard green is 32,000 VND/kg; Chinese cabbage is 25,000 VND/kg; okra is 30,000 VND/kg; Winged bean is 30,000 VND/kg; Chinese long bean is 28,000 VND/kg; Bitter melon is 27,000 VND/kg; Malabar spinach is 25,000 VND/kg; Vietnamese luffa (Sponge gourd) is 22,000 VND/kg; Culantro (Ngò gai) and Limnophila aromatica (Ngò om) are 35,000 VND/kg; Limnophila rugosa (Quế đất) is 35,000 VND/kg; Amaranth is 24,000 VND/kg.
Mắm Hot pot and field crab hot pot are priced from 150,000 to 250,000 VND/pax; Bánh xèo (Vietnamese pancake), bánh giá and bánh khọt (Vietnamese mini savory pancake) are 25.000 VND for each.
Source: Can Tho Newspaper - Translated by Hoang Dat