Taitung boasts a pristine natural environment and abundant natural resources. Nurtured by green mountains and clear waters, it yields a variety of high-quality agricultural products. This has led to the development of a “people and nature”-centered slow economic travel model. The “Taitung 2626 Market” is located within the Wuling Green Tunnel. It is a collaborative effort of Taitung locals who share a deep love for their hometown culture. They aim to promote the excellent products of Taitung farms and tribes. This initiative became a reality under the call of the Yong’an Community in Luye Township. (Photo Credit：IG@_wilson__wang_ 、@lucy561123 )
The “Taitung 2626 Market” runs under an independent operational model. At the moment, the market is open every other Saturday afternoon from 2 to 6 on even weeks. If you’re planning a visit to the Wuling Green Tunnel, why not take the opportunity to drop by the Taitung 2626 Market during this time? Experience a leisurely afternoon in the lush shade of the forest road, savoring the relaxed and unhurried pace of Taitung!
The “Taitung 2626 Market” positions itself as a rural weekend market with a diverse and open theme. It encompasses organic, environmental, creative, local production, handmade products, and even includes leisure experiential activities and guided tours. When you visit the Taitung 2626 Market, you can conveniently purchase renowned agricultural products from various townships in Taitung. These include items from Chishang, Guanshan, Luye, Haiduan, Yanping, Beinan, Taitung City, Donghe, and Jinfeng Townships. You can find tea, coffee, handmade cookies, cakes, honey products, seasonal fruits and vegetables, creative handicrafts, environmentally friendly goods, health vinegar, handmade soaps, organic agricultural specialties, oden fish cakes, red oolong tea products, and stuffed bucket chicken. Currently, there are nearly seventy registered booths, providing a wide range of products that are sure to leave you satisfied. Additionally, there’s a flea market and street performances, ensuring a fun-filled dining and entertainment experience.
The “Taitung 2626 Market” has built a marketing platform for rural communities and tribes, providing a way forward for Taitung’s community tribes. In the future, the market aims to become a regular rural weekend market held every week. This will encourage travelers to visit and also entice them to return, preserving the native beauty of the environment and the original state of the local culture. With delightful offerings and the warm hospitality of locals, the market seeks to leave a profound and unforgettable impression on visitors, fostering a lasting affection for Taitung in their hearts.