h2435

Member for
17 years

Tohoku

Iwate

Hanamaki

花巻市

  • Grain Farm
  • General Farm (grow various kinds of plants)
  • Pig Farm
  • Poultry Farm
  • Farm Foods Processing Place

  • Natural Farming
  • Permaculture
  • Biodynamics
  • Sustainable Farming
  • Diversified Farming with Some Livestock (Rotating Livestock and Crops to Produce Sustainability)
  • Companion Plants
  • Small Scale, Large Variety Farming
  • Rice Farming
  • Vegetable Farming
  • Other Orchard
  • Keeping Pigs in Open Pasture
  • Keeping Cows in Open Pasture
  • Keeping Free-Range Chickens
  • Living Self-Sufficiently
  • Courses or Lectures About Farming
  • Tips About Running a Farm
  • Using Your Own Seeds
  • Worm Compost
  • Composting Toilet
  • Eco-Tourism
  • Peace in the World
  • Supporting Handicapped People
  • Hand-Made Houses
  • Hand-Made Goods
  • Macrobiotics
  • Making Jam
  • Producing Miso
  • Making Japanese Pickles
  • Baking Bread Using Natural Yeast
  • Slaughtering Chickens for Meat for Human Consumption
  • Producing Processed Food
  • Making Soba (Buckwheat Noodles)
  • Holistic Remedies
  • Steiner Method
  • Reiki
  • Building Houses, Fixing Houses
  • Walking to Enjoy Nature
  • Walking in the Bush
  • Bird Watching
  • Fishing
  • Hot Spring

100% organic

No

We are alternative people, and live an organic mentality

我が家で食べる食材はほぼ自給しています。購入するものもほぼ同じような生産者から購入しています。
化学物質過敏症の方にもお届けできるように、農薬だけでなく身の回りの洗剤や柔軟剤、化粧品など、臭いのきついものは避けています。
 タバコも厳禁です。

  • We usually eat vegetables and rice but we have meat and fish if we are given it
  • We put great effort into how to cook and what to eat
  • We cook mainly Japanese meals
  • Our own grown vegetables generally
  • We always cook homemade meals
  • We never eat pre-made foods from supermarkets and department stores
  • We never buy obento (lunch boxes) at convenience stores and supermarkets
  • We never eat fast food such as McDonald’s and KFC, etc.

We do not drink much. If WWOOFers want to drink, they can bring their own drink but it has to be a little amount and of course it must not interfere with WWOOFing

No, nobody smokes

  • In a tiny village in a mountain area
  • In a valley between mountains
  • Very quiet

Our home and our workplace are situated at the same place or very close to each other and so the atmosphere stated pertains to both our home and our workplace

Within 5 ha

  • Typical Japanese Size
  • Two Story House
  • Home-Made House
  • Other

まわりを林に囲まれた静かな環境です。チョットした買い物ができる町までは自転車で30分ていどかかります。

15

30

15

2

Yes

  • Chickens for Eggs
  • Chickens for Meat
  • Pigs
  • Aigamo Ducks

Yes

  • Dog
  • Cat

  • Almost All Year Round

  • 8 to 10 Days
  • A Few Weeks
  • 3 to 4 Weeks
  • A Few Weeks to a Few Months
  • 6 Months to One Year
  • Both Short Period and Long Period Welcome
  • If WWOOFers want to stay for a long period, after about a one week trial period, we decide if the WWOOFer is suited to our place and whether we will ask him or her to stay longer

We welcome one WWOOFer at a time, and a few WWOOFers too can stay with us simultaneously

20 to 50

It is not possible

  • Any gender
  • Under 20
  • In their 20s
  • In their 30s
  • In their 40s
  • WWOOFers with absolutely no farming experience are welcome
  • WWOOFers who are planning to be a farmer
  • WWOOFers who want to learn farming skills
  • WWOOFers who want to try organic farming
  • WWOOFers who are interested in farming
  • WWOOFers who are interested in living in a rural area
  • WWOOFers who are interested in food
  • WWOOFers who can cook
  • WWOOFers who can cook meals by themselves at the Host
  • WWOOFers who like doing house chores, for example cooking, cleaning and washing
  • WWOOFers who can clean rooms
  • WWOOFers who like animals
  • WWOOFers who are interested in doing the same activities as our trainees and our staff
  • WWOOFers who are interested in producing quality outcomes
  • Other

ちょっと様子を見にくるということではなくて、何でもいいので真剣に学ぶ姿勢がある方にきていただきたいです。一生懸命さが伝わってくればこちらも受け入れがいがあります。

  • General farming
  • Weeding
  • Gathering grass
  • Seeding
  • Planting seedlings in the ground
  • Harvesting
  • Sifting soil
  • Sprinkling chicken droppings
  • Wiping eggs
  • Planting rice plants
  • Reaping rice
  • Threshing
  • Thinning out seedlings
  • Producing fodder
  • Maintaining pasture
  • Managing vegetable / rice fields
  • Chopping wood
  • Carrying logs
  • Cultivation of farm land
  • Feeding livestock
  • General animal care
  • Shipping goods
  • Maintaining forest in the mountains / bush
  • Pruning trees
  • Processing food
  • Other

Usually WWOOFers need to volunteer more than 6 hours a day, however, we are balancing that by giving WWOOFers something extra, eg. extra days off

  • In a WWOOFer & worker house (building)
  • In a traditional Japanese Tatami mat room
  • Using a Japanese futon
  • Using a bed
  • In a tiny room
  • One room for one person
  • One room for two WWOOFers
  • One big room for several WWOOFers
  • Other

基本的には男女別の相部屋(二人まで)です。

  • Normally WWOOFers cook breakfast and dinner for themselves using ingredients we give them. We have lunch together

We can cook for even Vegans

No

  • No

Yes

It depends on the activities we are doing at our place at the time, however, we usually have time to communicate with WWOOFers

  • No, WWOOFers do not need to speak Japanese if they speak English

  • Japanese
  • English

長期での滞在や研修スタッフ希望者を歓迎します。

WE ARE IN URGENT NEED OF WWOOFers!
自然栽培、パーマカルチャーを学びたい方は特に長期滞在歓迎です。