Learn about the traditional way to grow, harvest, process and grow sticky rice
Practise the farming techniques yourself
Savour some sticky rice treats as a reward for your efforts
Visit a local organic farm and rice fields to learn about the rice growing process and even try farming yourself!
Central to Asian cuisine, and life in Asia itself, rice plays an important role both on the dinner table and out in the fields.Discover the process of cultivating sticky rice, including the 13 steps of growing, harvesting and cooking the Laotian staple, at The Living Land organic farm. Starting at 8:30 hrs, tour the local organic vegetable farm and rice fields guided by the farm's own farmers and craftsmen in Ban Phong Van.After learning more about growing rice and even joining in to try out the techniques yourself, such as ploughing, planting, threshing and winnowing, taste the fruits of your labours enjoying an array of rice-based specialities.
All entrance fees as mentioned in the programme
English speaking guide
Mineral water and cool towel are available on the vehicles