h48609

Member for
3 years
Not seeking WWOOFers at this time--please check back

Kyushu/Okinawa

Okinawa

Kumejima-cho (It is on Kumejima island.)

久米島町 (久米島)

  • Horse Stud
  • Sightseeing Business
  • Farm Inn, Backpackers Lodge, Etc.

  • Keeping Horses in Open Pasture
  • Environmental Education
  • Walking to Enjoy Nature
  • Swimming in the Ocean (In Season)
  • Riding a Horse

One part of our work is 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

馬、牛に輸入濃厚飼料等与えず、草は自分たちで草刈りをして自給し、島内で遊休地を利用した放牧により管理している

  • General diet including meat and fish
  • We cook mainly Japanese meals
  • We may 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

  • Near the sea
  • Near the mountains
  • Quiet place
  • On a small street

Our home and our workplace are situated at different places and the atmosphere stated pertains to our workplace

Within 1ha (100 a)

  • Typical Japanese Size
  • One Story House

25

32

25

15

Yes

  • Cattle for Meat
  • Horses
  • Goats

Yes

  • Dog

  • Almost All Year Round
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December

  • A Few Months
  • For Long Stay Only
  • The period will be determined depending on our workload
  • 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
  • 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

One Only

Up to Five

It is not possible

  • Any gender
  • Single WWOOFer
  • WWOOFers of any age
  • We prefer WWOOFers who can speak Japanese
  • 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 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 are interested in doing the same activities as our trainees and our staff
  • WWOOFers who can talk to people well and serve our customers and guests well
  • Active WWOOFers
  • Cheerful WWOOFers
  • WWOOFers who have a happy smile
  • Honest WWOOFers
  • Responsible WWOOFers
  • 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 any animal allergies
  • WWOOFers who do not have dust allergy

  • Gathering grass
  • Maintaining pasture
  • Feeding livestock
  • General animal care
  • Cleaning
  • Collecting garbage
  • Cooking
  • Washing the dishes
  • General housework
  • Making flower gardens
  • Helping farm / environmental experience courses
  • Meeting / engaging with guests & customers

WWOOFers have to volunteer longer hours as the our workers or trainees do. However, we think WWOOFers can learn many things through undertaking activities at our place, and so we think it is equal and fair

  • 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

  • Normally WWOOFers cook breakfast and dinner for themselves using ingredients we give them. We have lunch together

We give ingredients and WWOOFers cook meals themselves, so they can cook anything they like usually

No

  • Yes, after volunteering time

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

  • Japanese
  • English

沖縄の小さな離島・久米島で、日本在来馬であるヨナグニウマを中心とした馬の観光牧場をしています。環境に負荷をかけることなく、かつての馬がいる暮らし、馬を中心とした動物がいる暮らしをすることで持続可能な循環型の暮らしを目指しています。観光のお客様に在来馬と島の素晴らしさを伝え、馬との時間を楽しんでいただくこと。島の子供たちに馬とのふれあいや学びの場を提供することを心がけています。島内の遊休地や耕作放棄地を利用して馬を群れで放牧管理しており、転々と移動するという珍しい飼育スタイルで馬のストレスを減らし、人も馬も幸せに暮らせる形を考えています

Not seeking WWOOFers at this time--please check back
1か月以上の方、自炊できる方のみお願い致します。
We accept only those who can stay over 1 month and cook yourself.