Shitan Chuanmin Silkworm Farm
  • Shitan Chuanmin Silkworm Farm is one of the few silkworm farms in Miaoli. Handmade is absolutely insisted during the whole procedure. The farm is now turning their business mode into researching center. The farm provides explicit narration guiding people to get know more about silkworm. You can see the process of making silk quilt. The activity is perfect for field trip or family trip.
  • Larva

    After a week of hatching, there will be larvae which covered with tiny black hairs. The larvae looks like ants.
  • Silkworm

    The adult silkworm will molt 4 times in every 7 days.
  • Cocoon

    After molting for 4 times, the silkworm will turn into yellow and a bit transparent. Its skin will become tighter and not fond of eating. That means it is ready to make cocoon. The silkworm will wrap itself with cocoon afterwards.
  • Narration of Silkworm

    There are all kinds of silkworms, eggs, cocoons and pictures in the farm. People can know more about silkworms by attending the activity.(This activity has to reserve in advance)
  • Silkworm Flower DIY

    The silk can be made into various of things, such as flowers. The white silk can be dyed into different colors.( This activity has to reserve in advance)
  • The Making of Silk Quilt

    Silk required to dry in the sun before making into silk quilt. To differentiate the real and fake silk you can burn the silk. Silk is like human’s hair, real silk has no bad small upon burning.
  • Information

    【Links】
    ◎Chinese version:獅潭泉明生態教育蠶業農場


    《Opening hours》0800AM~1800PM


    《Booking hotline》Telephone: 0037-931264/ 0915-473883‧Fax:037-931875


    《Service》
    ◎Products:
    ‧Handmade Silk Quilt
    ‧White mulberry leaves related products- White mulberry leaves tea, mulberry juice, mulberry jelly, mulberry jam and
     cocoon flower.
    ‧Delicacies- cocoon, fried white mulberry leaves and Hakka cuisine.
    ◎There is no tickets required to visit the farm. Please make reservation for group in advance.
    ◎Cocoon flower DIY: NTD30 person/ Tour guide: NTD50 per person


    《Shitan Chuanmin Silkworm Farm》
     Shitan Chuanmin Silkworm Farm is one of the few silkworm farms in Miaoli. Handmade is absolutely insisted during
     the whole procedure. The farm is now turning their business mode into researching center. The farm provides explicit
     narration guiding people to get know more about silkworm. You can see the process of making silk quilt.
     The activity is perfect for field trip or family trip. There are also many silkworm related products and delicacies, including
     white mulberry leaves tea, mulberry juice, mulberry jelly, mulberry jam and cocoon flower, fried white mulberry leaves
     and Hakka cuisine.


    Shitan recommended scenic spots
     Vicinity scenic spots:Yiming Temple, Yunsin Water Park, Fungmin Ancient Trail and Xinshanlin Cave Temple, etc.
     Featured delicacies:Shitan Xinshan Grass jelly, Rixin Eatery, Aloe Garden Yunnan Restaurant and Xinshan Farm, etc.


    《Traffic information》
    ◎GPS: N24.5519、E120.9270


    Address: No.14-1, Yongxing, Shitan Township, Miaoli County 354, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
  • 營業電話:037-931264、0915-473883
    傳真號碼:037-931875
    營業地址:苗栗縣獅潭鄉永興村11鄰14-1號