Member for
16 years



hitachinaka-city ibaraki


  • Vegetable Farm
  • Vegetable Gardens
  • Forestry
  • Language School
  • Education Center
  • Center for the Environment
  • Welfare Center
  • Other


We are trying to change organic farming.We have some vegetable and rice fields and bomboo groves.We made Sweetpotatos,spinachs,and every seasoning vegetabeles.At winter we mede bomboo charcools for organic vegetables and natural enviroment.At spring we made bonnsai with bomboo cup.Usually I manage english school for kids and listening to several languages story CD's. Sometime I have English class at elementary school and area's community center.

  • Knowledge of General Farming
  • General Organic Farming
  • Non Agricultural Chemical Method of Farming
  • Vegetable Farming
  • Herb Growing
  • Flower Farming
  • Living Self-Sufficiently
  • Using Well Water
  • Forestry and the Use of Timber
  • International Support
  • Opportunities to Study Japanese
  • Opportunities to Study English
  • Opportunities to Study Languages Other Than Japanese and English
  • An Educational Environment
  • Playing Musical Instruments
  • Lectures
  • Picking Up Garbage
  • Hand-Made Goods
  • Slow Food
  • Eating Brown Rice and Vegetables
  • Making Japanese Pickles
  • Making Wooden Things
  • Tea Ceremony
  • Japanese Calligraphy
  • Singing
  • Karaoke
  • Swimming in the Ocean (In Season)
  • General Japanese Family

About half organic


We have an organic attitude of sorts, but we do not go out of our way to be organic or alternative, rather, we do what suits us at the time


We eat organic begetables and brown rice mede by ourselves. we do volunteer activities at school, area community center.And I am also a member of IBARAKI FOREST VOLUNTEER CLUB. we are cleaning park or forest and pick up trash.

  • We have lots of fish
  • We usually eat vegetables and rice but we have meat and fish if we are given it
  • Macrobiotic food
  • We put great effort into how to cook and what to eat
  • We cook mainly Japanese meals
  • We cook various international meals
  • We sometimes cook Asian types of food
  • We sometimes cook Western types of food
  • Our own grown vegetables generally
  • We usually cook homemade meals
  • We may eat fast food such as McDonald’s and KFC, etc.

When we have a party or an event, we might drink with WWOOFers but these occasions are not so often

No, nobody smokes

  • Mixed area of farming and residential houses
  • Near a river
  • Quiet place
  • On a small street
  • WWOOFers can walk here from the nearest public transportation, station / bus stop

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 0.5 ha (50 a)

  • Typical Japanese Size
  • Two Story House
  • Typical farm house
  • Other


We have 2 houses. One is old and Japanese style.







  • Cat
  • Other Pets



  • All Year Round

  • One Night
  • A Few Days
  • 4 to 7 Days
  • 8 to 10 Days
  • A Few Weeks
  • 3 to 4 Weeks
  • Both Short Period and Long Period Welcome
  • The first one week will be a trial period. If we feel that the WWOOFer is not suited to our place, the activities we do and the people we are, then we ask them to leave

Up to Two

20 to 50

  • A group of friends WWOOFing together
  • Siblings WWOOFing together

It is possible

  • No conditions. If we do not have other WWOOFers or other WWOOFer reservations, we welcome all WWOOFers
  • We prefer female WWOOFers, if possible
  • Single WWOOFer
  • Not single WWOOFer
  • A wife & husband couple, or a couple
  • WWOOFers with their child(ren)
  • WWOOFers of any age
  • We welcome all nationalities
  • WWOOFers do not need much physical strength but they should be able to do light activities
  • WWOOFers with absolutely no farming experience are welcome
  • WWOOFers who like nature
  • WWOOFers who are interested in environmental issues
  • 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 can look after children
  • WWOOFers who like animals
  • WWOOFers who can talk to people well and serve our customers and guests well
  • WWOOFers who can do carpentry
  • Active WWOOFers
  • Cheerful WWOOFers
  • WWOOFers who like talking to people
  • Funny WWOOFers
  • WWOOFers who have a happy smile
  • Honest WWOOFers
  • Responsible WWOOFers
  • Independent WWOOFers
  • WWOOFers who have aspirations
  • WWOOFers who can be patient
  • WWOOFers who can be cooperative
  • WWOOFers who can undertake activities without supervision
  • WWOOFers who are interested in producing quality outcomes
  • WWOOFers who can learn things with the Host together
  • WWOOFers who can get up early in the morning
  • WWOOFers who have no dislikes about eating and food
  • WWOOFers who do not dislike insects
  • WWOOFers who can be fine with humid hot summer
  • WWOOFers who are interested in this culture
  • Healthy WWOOFers
  • WWOOFers who like classical music
  • WWOOFers who like pop music
  • WWOOFers who like local folk music
  • WWOOFers who have done WWOOFing before at different places
  • Other


we are also practicing for organic things.we have 3 kids ,so we have to go parents meeting or area meeting .Usually I have lesson at afternoon and evening,I need your help to make dinner and cleaning.
I hope that my kids can learn many things from wwoofers.

  • General farming
  • Weeding
  • Gathering grass
  • Seeding
  • Harvesting
  • Watering
  • Planting rice plants
  • Managing vegetable / rice fields
  • Feeding livestock
  • General animal care
  • Shipping goods
  • Maintaining forest in the mountains / bush
  • Cleaning
  • Collecting garbage
  • Supporting environmental activities
  • Producing charcoal
  • Cooking
  • Washing the dishes
  • General housework
  • Looking after children
  • Helping children study
  • Making flower gardens
  • Maintaining tools & equipment
  • Helping farm / environmental experience courses
  • Teaching
  • Meeting / engaging with guests & customers
  • Helping attending to customers in a shop
  • Taking dogs for a walk
  • Washing
  • Pruning trees
  • Helping at events
  • Making handicrafts
  • Other

I need your help to clean up a kitchen, cut and carry bamboos,help English lessons,area's voluunteer activity, work with dog, play with kids.weeding, cleaning, tolk with guests, teaching for my children.

I need your help to clean up a kitchen, cut and carry bamboos,help English lessons,area's voluunteer activity, work with dog, play with kids.weeding, cleaning, tolk with guests, teaching for my children.

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


we remade old japanese house for room. It has no air conditioner.spring and fall are nice.At winter, please bring keep your warm up things.

  • With the Host
  • Usually with the Host
  • Other


Depends on the situation Ask us when contacting us We can cook for even Vegans We give ingredients and WWOOFers cook meals themselves, so they can cook anything they like usually


  • No

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

  • WWOOFers do not need to speak Japanese now but they have to have a will to learn Japanese
  • No, WWOOFers do not need to speak Japanese if they speak English
  • No

  • Japanese
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Korea
  • Thai
  • Other



Here,my mother town Tsuda =this area =it's mean clean water and rice field.Natural watercress or japanease seri ,rice and vegetables grow well. Peaple are nice, so I'm very proud of this area.We live country side but near central Mito.After job you can play the piano, guitar.you can leran calligraphy if you interrest in.you can use bicycle to go shopping or to go to beach.The pacific Ocean is 12KM from my house. you can make bomboo cups or bomboo chopsticks.Please tell me your spcial recipes.If you are interst in tea ceremony,t'ai chi,or Jpapanese calligraphy, you can learn with me.
スタジオ OZ (オズ)という英語教室。短期間でもOK。英語イベントがあるので手伝ってもらいたいです。 そのほか学校での読み聞かせタイムや地域のボランティアセンターでのイベント時に助けを必要とします。竹の伐採や整備、掃除、食事の準備、後かたずけ。
We need your help on English school and volunteer time at elementary school or community center events.

1 or 2 weeks short stay is Ok.
We cut and clean bamboo forest,clean onside, wash the dishes.
helping day care cennter.