h33517

Member for
6 years

Kanto

Saitama

Hiki-gunn Ogawa-machi

比企郡小川町

  • Vegetable Farm
  • Other

家庭菜園程度の畑 田んぼ、山の手入れ、お年寄りが持っている果樹園の手入れなど

  • General Organic Farming
  • Non Agricultural Chemical Method of Farming
  • Non Chemical Fertilizer Method of Growing Foods
  • Rice Farming
  • Vegetable Farming
  • Making Mountain Paths
  • Forestry and the Use of Timber
  • Making Jam
  • Producing Miso
  • Making Japanese Pickles
  • How to Cook Generally
  • Singing
  • Walking to Enjoy Nature
  • Bird Watching

70 to 90% 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

できるだけ自分で作った野菜を使って料理します。

  • General diet including meat and fish
  • We cook mainly Japanese meals
  • We sometimes cook Western types of food
  • We usually cook homemade meals
  • We never buy obento (lunch boxes) at convenience stores and supermarkets
  • We never eat fast food such as McDonald’s and KFC, etc.

We drink and if WWOOFers like drinking, we may have opportunities to drink sometimes

No, nobody smokes

  • In a tiny village in a mountain area
  • Near the mountains
  • Quiet place
  • 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 5 ha

  • Large House
  • Two Story House
  • Typical Residential Home

15℃

30℃

20℃

7℃

No

Yes

  • Cat

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

  • One Night
  • A Few Days
  • 4 to 7 Days

Up to Three

5 to 20

  • 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
  • A wife and husband and their child(ren)
  • A mother or a father and their child(ren)
  • Siblings WWOOFing together

It is possible

  • No conditions. If we do not have other WWOOFers or other WWOOFer reservations, we welcome all WWOOFers
  • We welcome all nationalities
  • WWOOFers who have much physical strength
  • 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 are interested in living in a rural area
  • WWOOFers who can do carpentry
  • Active WWOOFers
  • Cheerful WWOOFers
  • WWOOFers who like talking to people
  • Quiet WWOOFers
  • 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 have no dislikes about eating and food
  • WWOOFers who do not dislike insects
  • WWOOFers who can be fine with humid hot summer
  • Healthy WWOOFers
  • WWOOFers who do not have any animal allergies
  • WWOOFers who do not have allergy to eggs
  • WWOOFers who do not have dust allergy

  • General farming
  • Weeding
  • Gathering grass
  • Seeding
  • Planting seedlings in the ground
  • Harvesting
  • Sprinkling chicken droppings
  • Watering
  • Planting rice plants
  • Reaping rice
  • Thinning out seedlings
  • Managing vegetable / rice fields
  • Chopping wood
  • Carrying logs
  • Maintaining forest in the mountains / bush
  • Building houses
  • Pruning trees

Usually 6 hours or less a day

  • In a room in the house where the Host family live
  • Using a Japanese futon
  • Other

畳の8畳間、板の間が2部屋あります。

  • Usually with the Host

Ask us when contacting us

Yes, at a designated location

  • Yes, after volunteering time

Yes

If we do not have any language barriers, we have time to communicate with WWOOFers

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

  • Japanese
  • English

自然に囲まれた静かな場所に住んでいます。畑と、田んぼと、山の手入れ等々いつもなにかしら仕事があります。手伝って下さる方がいらしたら助かります。また知り合いの有機農家を手伝うこともあります。
隣に住んでいる息子家族のところには山羊が9頭います。

WE ARE ACCEPTING WWOOFers