h47340

Member for
3 years

Kyushu/Okinawa

Kumamoto

Kikuchi

菊池市

  • General Farm (grow various kinds of plants)
  • Forestry
  • Arts and Crafts Studio
  • Dyeing Studio
  • Farm Foods Processing Place
  • Center for the Environment

  • Knowledge of General Farming
  • General Organic Farming
  • Non Agricultural Chemical Method of Farming
  • Non Chemical Fertilizer Method of Growing Foods
  • Natural Farming
  • Sustainable Farming
  • Companion Plants
  • Small Scale, Large Variety Farming
  • Vegetable Farming
  • Peach Orchard
  • Berry Orchard
  • Other Orchard
  • Keeping Free-Range Chickens
  • Producing Honey
  • Eco-Farming
  • Living Self-Sufficiently
  • Holding Courses for People to Experience Farming
  • Tips About Running a Farm
  • Using Your Own Seeds
  • Using Well Water
  • Eco-Tourism
  • Forestry and the Use of Timber
  • Peace in the World
  • International Support
  • Opportunities to Study Japanese
  • An Educational Environment
  • Lectures or Classes for Learning About Nature
  • Environmental Education
  • Food and Farming Education
  • Music Concerts
  • Playing Musical Instruments
  • Hand-Made Houses
  • Making Jam
  • Producing Miso
  • Making Japanese Pickles
  • Baking Bread
  • Producing Processed Food
  • Brewing Beer
  • Traditional Local Japanese Cooking
  • Selling Natural Food
  • Making Wooden Things
  • Building Houses, Fixing Houses
  • Dyeing Cloth
  • Weaving
  • Making Vine Baskets
  • Making Seasonable Ornaments
  • Walking to Enjoy Nature

100% organic

Yes

有機JAS

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

耕作放棄地を再生して農業を実施。全ての畑でオーガニック野菜の栽培を行なっており、その野菜を利用した加工品作りも行なっている。
その他に、古民家再生も行なっている。

  • General diet including meat and fish
  • We do not eat meat but we have meals with fish occasionally
  • We usually eat vegetables and rice but we have meat and fish if we are given it
  • 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.

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

No, nobody smokes

  • In a tiny village in a mountain area
  • Farming area
  • Outside the town
  • Near the mountains
  • 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 5 ha

  • Small House
  • One Story House
  • Other

小さな古い平屋で、トイレは水洗ではありません。

Japanese traditional stile toilets.

12

29

17

5

Yes

  • Goats
  • Other

現在養鶏も考えており、鶏舎作りも制作中

We also consider poultry farming and are also producing henhouse making.

Yes

  • Dog

  • Almost All Year Round

  • 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 Two

5 to 20

  • 2 friend WWOOFers of the same gender
  • 2 friend WWOOFers of different gender
  • A wife and husband couple

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 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 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 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 like outdoor sports
  • WWOOFers who can understand and deal with handicapped people
  • 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 have a will to learn the native language(s)
  • WWOOFers who are interested in this culture
  • Healthy WWOOFers
  • WWOOFers who do not have dust allergy
  • WWOOFers who like local folk music
  • WWOOFers who have done WWOOFing before at different places

  • General farming
  • Weeding
  • Gathering grass
  • Seeding
  • Planting seedlings in the ground
  • Harvesting
  • Sifting soil
  • Sprinkling chicken droppings
  • Wiping eggs
  • Watering
  • Planting rice plants
  • Reaping rice
  • Threshing
  • Getting rid of rice husks
  • Thinning out seedlings
  • Producing fodder
  • Maintaining pasture
  • Managing vegetable / rice fields
  • Thinning out flowers / small fruits
  • Chopping wood
  • Carrying logs
  • Cultivation of farm land
  • Feeding livestock
  • Moving dung
  • General animal care
  • Shipping goods
  • Packing
  • Supporting deliveries
  • Maintaining forest in the mountains / bush
  • Cleaning
  • Supporting environmental activities
  • Cooking
  • Washing the dishes
  • General housework
  • Looking after children
  • Making iron pots
  • Maintaining tools & equipment
  • Building houses
  • Repairing houses
  • Painting
  • Helping attending to customers in a shop
  • Pruning trees
  • Making herbal products
  • Processing food
  • Helping to prepare a new shop
  • Helping at events
  • Making handicrafts
  • Other

Now we have also an old house and we need to fix it, there is some wood works,painting to do.
And we will start to do egg farming so we need the person who helps a henhouse be made.

Now we have also an old house and we need to fix it, there is some wood works,painting to do.
And we will start to do egg farming so we need the person who helps a henhouse be made.

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

  • Usually with the Host

Depends on the situation Ask us when contacting us

No

No

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

  • WWOOFers do not need to speak Japanese now but they have to have a will to learn Japanese

  • Japanese
  • English
  • Spanish

こんにちは。私たちは安全安心な食を得るために農業を始めました。山を整備し、畑を耕し、年間を通じて様々な野菜を育てています。水の豊かで美味しい菊池で四季を感じながら暮らしております。自分たちで育てた野菜で加工品なども作っております。
その他に、築80年の古民家を少しづつ再生しています。畑仕事以外にも、大工仕事など、仕事は沢山あります。自然の中で楽しく働いてみたい方大歓迎です。

私たちには3歳と1歳の子供がいます。夜は8時には就寝。毎日が運動会ですが、子供に理解のある方を歓迎します。

Hello!!
We are living in countryside near mountain and river so nature is very important in our everyday life. Our farm is about 15mins by car from our house, in the mountain. In our fields,we are growing many kinds of organic vegetables, fruits and herbs.Moreover we product jam and dry vegetables. Sometimes, we prepare traditional conserved food like Miso,tsukemono,prum alcohol.
In the mountain, we have also an old house and we need to fix it, there is some wood works,painting to do.
We have two child, 3 and 1 years old.During the week, they are in kids garden from 9 AM to 5 PM. Then we are looking for someone who can understand cry of our babies, love them.
There is a lot of work in our farm, so we are looking for someone who could de hard worker,helpfull and interesting by our way of life. We should be very happy to share our culture and discover yours. We are waiting for your massage!!
WE ARE IN URGENT NEED OF WWOOFers!
夏野菜の収穫、除草、古民家改装、など、やっています。
先月からひよこを飼いはじめました。
春の植え付けたぶどうのハウスを建てるのを手伝ってくれる方募集中!!
興味のある方は連絡ください!!

現在、自宅の方には個室がないため自宅には宿泊することはできません。
自宅から車で15分の鶏舎がある場所に家がありそちらに宿泊できます。

小さい子供が3人いてとても賑やかですので、子供が好きな方が嬉しいです。
Now we want to build a Grape rack if you can help us please contact us!!

And we can't accept staying at our home because we have not a private room now, so if you want to stay some days we can lend a small house nearby our house.

Thank you!