Member for
3 years



Chikuhokumura village


  • Other


Selfsufficientlife. We try to produce rice, vegetables, wood for fire, energy and so on.

  • General Organic Farming
  • Non Agricultural Chemical Method of Farming
  • Permaculture
  • Rice Farming
  • Composting Toilet
  • Forestry and the Use of Timber
  • Hand-Made Houses
  • Slaughtering Chickens for Meat for Human Consumption
  • Making Wooden Things
  • Snowboarding
  • Skiing
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Walking in the Bush
  • Hot Spring

Not applicable

Not Applicable

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


To practice growing vegetable, slaughtering chicken, cutting tree, making miso(fermented soy beans).
I do not take prastic bag when I go to supermarket.
To use compost toilet.

  • General diet including meat and fish
  • We usually cook homemade meals
  • We may eat pre-made foods from supermakets and department stores
  • We may 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
  • In a valley between mountains
  • Quiet place
  • On a small street
  • WWOOFers can walk here from the nearest public transportation, station / bus stop

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

Within 660 square meters

  • Small House







  • Almost All Year Round

  • 4 to 7 Days
  • 8 to 10 Days
  • A Few Weeks
  • 3 to 4 Weeks
  • A Few Weeks to a Few Months

Up to Two

5 to 20

  • 2 friend WWOOFers of the same gender
  • 2 friend WWOOFers of different gender
  • A group of friends WWOOFing together

Depends on the situation

  • Any gender
  • Single WWOOFer
  • WWOOFers of any age
  • We welcome all nationalities
  • 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

  • General farming
  • Weeding
  • Seeding
  • Planting seedlings in the ground
  • Harvesting
  • Sprinkling chicken droppings
  • Planting rice plants
  • Reaping rice
  • Threshing
  • Getting rid of rice husks
  • Thinning out seedlings
  • Managing vegetable / rice fields
  • Chopping wood
  • Carrying logs
  • Cooking
  • Washing the dishes
  • General housework
  • Making flower gardens
  • Making a bath using wood for fuel
  • Making iron pots
  • Building houses
  • Painting
  • Shoveling snow
  • 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
  • Using a Japanese futon

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

Depends on the situation Ask us when contacting us

Yes, at a designated location

  • Yes, after volunteering time


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






Since 2020 April

Our theme is "Self sufficient"
We try to make things which connects to our life.
We would like to challenge growing rice and vegetable, cutting tree, chopping wood, building house, making miso, soy sauce...

I am looking forward to seeing people from all over the world.

Let us share the story.




Because of Corona Virous, I stop hosting WWOOFer. Sorry.