Xóm Bắc Cầu is a non-profit and member-driven organization founded in 2018 in Bac Cau, Vietnam. Our governance is organized around volunteering, professionals and artists, who are involved in different Permaculture’s activities and projects, in Vietnam and belong…
The 3 ethics on which the whole of Permaculture build are articulated in Mollison’s “A Designers’ Manual”:
– Care for the earth: Provision for all systems to continue and multiply (soil, forest, water and air)
– Care for people: Provision for people to access those resources necessary for their existence (individual, community and future generations)
– Return of surplus: To those two goals, if there is extra of something, use it either to help people or help the Earth, never waste it.
Xóm Bắc Cầu – Garden
XBC is a place where children can enjoy fun activities, extracurricular activities, foreign language learning, outdoor activities and learn about Nature within a vegetable gardens and orchards.
XBC is a community space which also aims to connect different generations with exciting activities suitable for all ages. Here, children & parents can explore and play together, create wooden products in our shared workplace, admire or create artworks in our Art Residency, experiment new routes as old traditions, like washing dishes with sand or building a soil house.
Established for more than 3 years, the natural garden of 4,000 square meters located in Bắc Cầu village has been a familiar playground for both children and adults, Vietnamese as well as foreigners. A land of welcoming, creativity, “Learning by living” and friendliness located in the heart of Hanoi.
Membership & Visitors
- Current members: 4
- Open to new members
- Open to visitors
Interns have to be aware of community and simple living, and warmly invited to connect with all the different actors of the site to include sharing as a new way to learn, practice and consumn.