Khao Ra-Kam Temporary Penitentiary as Center for Philosophy of Sufficiency Economy


This Center for Philosophy of Sufficiency Economy demonstrates the practice of philosophy in action, including organic vegetable farm, farming in the net, fruit farming, bio-gas producing, organic fertilizer producing, orange juice processing, herbal insect repellant producing, and animal husbandry, for examples; bee, pig, goat, chicken, catfish, eel, frog, and worms.

The center offers the exhibits of building the house from mud, starting from making a block from mud until the finishing of the house. The visitors can have hand-on experience building up their own house which will help minimize the cost as well as environmental pollution. There will be house for rent allowing the visitors to stay overnights in the future.

Another interesting project here is electricity generated from solar cell, and recycling of energy source such as old batteries and old bulbs to be fixed and reuse. There are exhibits of house plan according to the philosophy by separate the area into 4 portions in order to manage the water, planting, and animal husbandry.

The visitors will enjoy the new experiences of learning, entertainment, and benefit of philosophy in practical. This Khao Ra-Kam Temporary Penitentiary is A-Must place to visit.

Address : Mu 5 Sukhumvit Rd., Tambon Khao Saming, Amphoe Khao Saming, Trat 23150.

GPS Location : N12.36728, E102.41367

Contact : Trat Fruit Community Enterprise Tel. +66 3953 7300, +668 6366 3025.

Facilities : Local guide providing information on fruit processing and a coffee shop.

Hint before you go : This award-winning fruit processing factory has a wide range of fruit demonstrations.

Tips : Better buy souvenirs here as they are of very good quality.