A Secluded Organic Farm Nestled Among Beautiful Gardens

Fangyu Farm (芳裕農場) is a picturesque  organic farm in northern Taiwan's Keelung City. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)
Fangyu Farm (芳裕農場) is a picturesque organic farm in northern Taiwan's Keelung City. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

Offering delectable organic gourmet dishes made with fresh ingredients in a casual setting, Fangyu Farm (芳裕農場) is a famous restaurant situated in a small picturesque valley in Keelung City’s Maling Keng (瑪陵坑) in northern Taiwan.

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Built on a small hill opposite a creek, this unique eatery is surrounded by a wide array of trees, flowers, bamboo, and herbs, such as ferns (蕨類), wild ginger, purple perilla (紫蘇), Toona sinensis (香椿), Gratiola officinalis (水八角), Lycoris aurea (金花石蒜), and honeysuckle (金銀花), and creates the feeling of a secluded castle nestled among beautiful gardens.

The walking path leading to the entrance of Fangyu Farm. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

A path leading to the entrance of Fangyu Farm. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

Inside, decorated with various plants and flowers, the restaurant has a small pond and a winding stream with shrimp and small fish in its crystal clear water.

The entrance of Fangyu Farm is covered by various plants, flowers and bamboo. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

The entrance of Fangyu Farm is covered by various plants, flowers, and bamboo. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

When visiting Fangyu Farm, many visitors cannot help but take off their shoes and dip their feet in the water of the small pond in the restaurant and enjoy a foot massage by shrimp and small fish.

It would be an unforgettable experience to enjoy food massage at an organic restaurant. (Image: Julia Fu / Vision Times)

It’s an unforgettable experience to enjoy foot massage by fish and shrimp in the restaurant’s pond. (Image: Julia Fu / Vision Times)

Above the small pond and the tiny steam is the elevated solid wood floor on which customers dine among green plants.

Fangyu Farm is decorated with various plants and flowers to create a more soothing and natural atmosphere. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

Fangyu Farm is decorated with various plants and flowers to create a soothing atmosphere. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

On weekends and holidays, musicians play beautiful music to create a soothing atmosphere.

Fangyu Farm invites musicians to play popular music On weekends and holidays. (Image: Julia Fu / Vision Times)

Fangyu Farm invites musicians to play on weekends and holidays. (Image: Julia Fu / Vision Times)

Fangyu Farm prides itself on serving delicious and healthy organic food and drinks. One of the distinctive features of its cuisine is that it makes most dishes with tasty and fragrant herbs, while the herbal tea that it serves is often made with honeysuckle. It tastes great and is believed to host certain elements that can aid in the elimination of infection-causing germs.

Fangyu Farm prides itself on serving the best organic food and drinks available. (Image: Courtesy of Fangyu Farm)

Fangyu Farm prides itself on serving the best organic food and drinks available. (Image: Courtesy of Fangyu Farm)

When visiting this organic farm, not only will customers be amazed by the tasty organic food and herbal tea, but also by the cozy ambiance and the beauty of the surroundings.

Visitors can dine around a wooden table next to green plants on elevated solid wood floor made of planks. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

Visitors can dine around a wooden table next to green plants on the elevated solid wood floor. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

Visitors can take a walk around the beautiful gardens to view the tranquil landscape and breathe in the fresh air. It’s also very relaxing to appreciate the various plants, herbs, and fish in the tiny ponds.

Visitors are often thrilled by the beauty of the organic farm's surroundings and its cozy ambience. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

Visitors are often thrilled by the beauty of the organic farm’s surroundings and its cozy ambience. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

Besides shrimp and fish swimming in the ponds inside and outside the restaurant, visitors may also be surprised to find that there are some pets on the farm, including a cockatiel (雞尾鸚鵡) and a Formosan wild boar (山豬).

A cute cockatiel named Meimei in Fangyu Farm is popular with kids. (Image: Courtesy of Fangyu Farm)

A cute cockatiel named Meimei is popular with kids. (Image: Courtesy of Fangyu Farm)

The white cockatiel, named Meimei (younger sister妹妹), loves to play with kids. It always follows people’s request to dance on their hands or shoulders. With a coat of coarse bristly hair, the boar is called Maoguai (毛怪). Many kids are often intrigued by Maogui, as Formosan wild boars are not very common.

A Formosan wild boar called Maoguai (毛怪) is also a star of the organic farm. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

A Formosan wild boar called Maoguai (毛怪) is also a star of the organic farm. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

The walking trail in the farm is endowed with breathtaking scenery. The Mountain Tea House (山茶坊) is located at the end of the trail and made of wooden planks. It is a great place to sit and savor a nice cup of tea or coffee after lunch. Visitors will be amazed by the picturesque landscape and the fragrant fresh air just outside the windows.

The walking trail in the farm is endowed with breathtaking natural scenery. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

The walking trail in the farm is endowed with breathtaking natural scenery. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

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