Tra Que Vegetable Village, Cẩm Hà, Hội An
Tra Que vegetable village, about 3 km from downtown Hoi An old quarter, is one of the featured attractions when traveling to Hoi An. If you love Hoi An food such as Cao Lau, Quang noodle, Com Ga Hoi An (chicken rice).. you should come here to understand why the old town dishes so delicious when using vegetables from Tra Que.
At Tra Que vegetable village, there are about a few dozen households who have organic vegetable cultivation while offering travel service on homestay and farming – for Vietnamese or foreigners joining in vegetable production with local farmers.
Visiting Tra Que Village, you will be fascinated by watching the farming procedures of local farmers, including: raking the ground, sowing, watering, picking vegetables and many other activities which are rarely seen in modern daily life. Moreover, tourists can listen to people talking about organic farming techniques and try their hand at actual farming. The farmers don’t use chemical or fertilisers but a kind of algae found only in a lagoon in Tra Que. Thanks to this technique, Tra Que herbs and veggies are widely recognized for their quality, safety and especially outstanding taste and flavour.
You can also join some cooking lessons demonstrated by local households in Tra Que, you can learn to cook a Vietnamese food by yourselves and learn how food is grown in Vietnam. Book a day tour to Tra Que and join the farming activities with the local farmers.