• Building a sensory garden for children
• Building a small permaculture farm
• Farming and harvesting herbs, fruits and vegetables
• Caring of farm animals (feeding, grooming, exercise, etc.)
• Helping with daily operation and general maintenance of the farm
• Participating in discussion on changemaking ideas and examples of sustainable farming
and animal care
• Other duties assigned by the farm staff
• Guided meditation in nature (optional)
Grocery shopping and meals will be prepared by the workcampers. Fresh fruits and vegetables will be from the farm. A cooking and cleaning schedule will be arranged at the beginning of the workcamp, and workcampers will take turns with cooking and cleaning chores. Please note that the meals will be all vegan.
Simple and basic accommodation is provided in the farm. Beddings are also available so sleeping bag is not necessary. Tents are available for workcampers who wish to camp. Workcampers who wish to camp will need to bring a sleeping bag.
Located in the western side of the Pearl River Delta in Guangdong Province, Zhongshan is a city named after the finding father of modern China, Dr. Sun Yat-sen (aka Sun Zhongshan in Mandarin). Therefore, it is recommended to visit a series of historical attractions relating to Sun Yat- sen when you are here. Here you can also enjoy the famous Cantonese cuisine, while visiting the charming downtown river area and some beautiful Buddhist temples.
Zhongshan covers an area of 1,800 sq km and has a permanent population of some 1.4 million. The city is located in a subtropical humid zone with an annual average temperature around 23°C. In the summer, the temperature can be as high as 34°C and as low as 25°C. Rain is also more common from April to August, and the humidity ranges from 82-84% during the summer.
The local languages in the area consist of both Cantonese and Mandarin, with most workers from the farm speaking Cantonese.
Flow is an experiential farm and animal sanctuary, with a very simple heart-felt mission: to provide a fun and safe environment for humans and animals to learn about each other, so we can all live together in harmony. Located in the tranquil foothills of Wenbishan, Flow is part of the Windmill Eco Farm which includes a fresh water lake, hiking trails and 270 acres of country park. Flow is also home to about 100 farm animals including ponies, mules pigs, rabbits, dogs, turkeys, rooster, dogs and cats. By participating in fully immersive, interactive experiences, visitors can connect deeply with nature and with animals, gain invaluable insights, form genuine bonds and leave with a renewed understanding and respect for all living beings.
No allergies to animals and willing to work with animals. Willing to eat vegan food during the duration of the workcamp.