h28608

Member for
7 years

Hokkaido

Hokkaido

TOYOURA

虻田郡豊浦町

  • Grain Farm
  • Vegetable Gardens
  • Farm Foods Processing Place
  • Other

2014年に始まった農場です。大工仕事や開墾作業もあります

We started our farm from 2014.
Our work involved carpenter and cultivation of land gave up

  • Natural Farming
  • Permaculture
  • Biodynamics
  • Small Scale, Large Variety Farming
  • Rice Farming
  • Berry Orchard
  • Keeping Free-Range Chickens
  • Living Self-Sufficiently
  • Using Your Own Seeds
  • Solar Power
  • Using no Gas to Heat and Cook
  • Using Well Water
  • Composting Toilet
  • Hand-Made Houses
  • Producing Miso
  • Making Japanese Pickles
  • Producing Processed Food

100% organic

No

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

山のもの、畑のものでの自給を目指している
自給できないものもたくさんあり、自分たちの暮らしに必要なもの(米、調味料、衣類、エネルギー等)は買っている。
古いものを有効活用する
地場のもの、安全と思えるものを選ぶ

Aim for self-sufficiency from our farm and forest.
We buy some necessities of our basic life that are difficult to suplly by ourselves like seasoning, gasoline, clothes.
Use old things effectively.
Select local or safety things.

  • We usually eat vegetables and rice but we have meat and fish if we are given it
  • We usually cook homemade meals
  • We never eat pre-made foods from supermarkets and department stores
  • We never 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

  • Rural area
  • Farming area
  • In a valley between mountains
  • Near a river
  • Very quiet
  • On a small street

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 10 ha

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

コンポストトイレ

compost toilet

10℃

25℃

15℃

₋3℃

Yes

  • Chickens for Eggs

Yes

  • Dog
  • Cat

  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November

  • A Few Weeks
  • 3 to 4 Weeks
  • The period will be determined depending on our workload
  • 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

Up to Four

20 to 50

  • 2 friend WWOOFers of the same gender
  • 2 friend WWOOFers of different gender
  • A group of friends WWOOFing together
  • A couple who are WWOOFing together
  • A wife and husband couple
  • Siblings WWOOFing together

Depends on the situation

  • No conditions. If we do not have other WWOOFers or other WWOOFer reservations, we welcome all WWOOFers
  • WWOOFers of any age
  • We welcome all nationalities
  • WWOOFers with absolutely no farming experience are welcome
  • WWOOFers who are interested in farming
  • WWOOFers who like nature
  • WWOOFers who are interested in environmental issues
  • WWOOFers who are interested in living in a rural area
  • WWOOFers who are interested in food
  • WWOOFers who can look after children
  • WWOOFers who can learn things with the Host together

  • General farming
  • Weeding
  • Gathering grass
  • Seeding
  • Planting seedlings in the ground
  • Harvesting
  • Planting rice plants
  • Reaping rice
  • Threshing
  • Getting rid of rice husks
  • Thinning out seedlings
  • Managing vegetable / rice fields
  • Chopping wood
  • Carrying logs
  • Cultivation of farm land
  • Cooking
  • Washing the dishes
  • General housework
  • Looking after children
  • Making a bath using wood for fuel
  • Building houses
  • Repairing houses
  • Helping farm / environmental experience courses
  • Helping attending to customers in a shop
  • Shoveling snow
  • Processing food
  • Helping at events
  • Other

Sorting out beans and millet.

Sorting out beans and millet.

We are trying to give WWOOFers 6 hours a day, however, it may increase or decrease depending on the activities we are doing

  • In a room in the house where the Host family live
  • Using a Japanese futon
  • Using a bed
  • In a tiny room
  • One room for two WWOOFers

  • Usually with the Host

Depends on the situation Ask us when contacting us

Yes, at a designated location

  • Yes, but it is limited

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

試行錯誤の新米農家ですが、地域のつながり、多様な人との交流を大切に、持続可能な農を営みたい。
自然を敬い、土を愛する暮らしをしたい。
これから「地球暮らしの小さな村」を一緒に創って生きたい。

We just started our farming and sustainable life with thinking the world of relation among the surrounding and exchanging with various people even by trial and error.
Respect for nature and love soil in our life.
Create 〝small village living on Earth〞together from now on.
WE ARE IN URGENT NEED OF WWOOFers!
4月~11月の間受け入れています。
コロナで騒がしいですが、田舎の山の中の方が安心かもしれません。気になさらずにいらしてください
We accept wwoofers during April to November.