h3619

Member for
16 years
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Kyushu/Okinawa
Kumamoto
kikuchi-city
User ID
3619
Host
Username
h3619
菊池市
  • General Farm (grow various kinds of plants)
  • Forestry
  • Center for the Environment
  • Other
 無農薬・無化学肥料で自給自足的な生活を目指している小さな農園です。
 夫婦二人で、5反ほどの農地で自給用の米、麦、豆、野菜などを栽培しています。
 NPO法人を設立して、農園の近くの国有林の伐採跡地2か所に、自然を学ぶ為の森を植林し管理整備しています。NPO法人の活動の手伝いもウーファーにしていただきます。
  • Non Agricultural Chemical Method of Farming
  • Non Chemical Fertilizer Method of Growing Foods
  • Sustainable Farming
  • Rice Farming
  • Vegetable Farming
  • Living Self-Sufficiently
  • Tips About Running a Farm
  • Using Well Water
  • Planting Trees in the Forest
  • Forestry and the Use of Timber
  • Peace in the World
  • Opportunities to Study Japanese
  • Lectures or Classes for Learning About Nature
  • Environmental Education
  • Food and Farming Education
  • Walking to Enjoy Nature
  • Walking in the Bush
  • Bird Watching
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
農園内は完全禁煙です。飲料水は湧き水です。テレビはありません。新聞はありません。日々自然の恵みに感謝し、心穏やかに生活するよう心がけています。エアコンはありません。冬は薪ストーブを使用します。
  • We cook mainly Japanese meals
  • Meal times are irregular
  • We usually cook homemade meals
  • We may eat pre-made foods from supermakets and department stores
When we have a party or an event, we might drink with WWOOFers but these occasions are not so often
No, nobody smokes
  • In the mountains
  • In a tiny village in a mountain area
  • Farming area
  • Quiet place
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 1ha (100 a)
  • Typical Japanese Size
  • Two Story House
  • Typical farm house
  • Typical Residential Home
15度
27度
15度
5度
No
Yes
  • Dog
  • Cat
  • All Year Round
  • A Few Weeks
  • 3 to 4 Weeks
  • A Few Weeks to a Few Months
  • A Few Months
  • More Than a few Months
  • 6 Months to One Year
  • The first 1 to 3 days 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
  • 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 Two
5 to 20
  • 2 friend WWOOFers of the same gender
  • A couple who are WWOOFing together
  • A wife and husband couple
Depends on the situation
  • Any gender
  • Under 20
  • In their 20s
  • In their 30s
  • We prefer WWOOFers who can speak Japanese
  • 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 want to try organic 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 cook
  • WWOOFers who like doing house chores, for example cooking, cleaning and washing
  • WWOOFers who can clean rooms
  • WWOOFers who like animals
  • WWOOFers who can do carpentry
  • WWOOFers who can use computers
  • Cheerful WWOOFers
  • Honest WWOOFers
  • Responsible WWOOFers
  • WWOOFers who have aspirations
  • WWOOFers who can be patient
  • WWOOFers who can be cooperative
  • WWOOFers who can undertake activities without supervision
  • 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 have a will to learn the native language(s)
  • Healthy WWOOFers
  • WWOOFers who do not have any animal allergies
  • 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
  • Maintaining forest in the mountains / bush
  • Cleaning
  • Supporting environmental activities
  • Cooking
  • Washing the dishes
  • General housework
  • Repairing houses
  • Painting
  • Computer related
  • Taking dogs for a walk
  • Washing
  • Processing food
  • Making bread
  • Helping at events
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
  • One room for two WWOOFers
  • Other
原則は1部屋を二人使用ですが、来客など宿泊者が多い時は、別の和室を使用する場合があります。
  • Usually with the Host
  • Other
料理が得意な方には、作業の都合で、食事の仕度をお願いすることもあります。我が家では、夫婦とも食事の仕度をします。
Ask us when contacting us
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
  • Yes, to a certain degree
  • Japanese
  • English
 自然との共生を目指して、出来るだけ自給自足できる農園づくりを進めています。
 四方を山で囲まれた自然の力が豊かな場所なので、「人は自然の中で生かされている」ことを深く実感できます。「自給自足」「自然との共生」といった生き方に関心がある方、是非おいでください。
 ご質問などありましたら、お気軽にお尋ねください。皆様からのご連絡をお待ちしています。良い出会いがありますように。
 
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水不足が解消するまで暫く受け入れを休止します。
We will suspend acceptance for a while until the water shortage is resolved.
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