h55959

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Kansai
Shiga
Kouka-shi, Shigaraki-cho
User ID
55959
Host
Username
h55959
甲賀市信楽町
  • Rice Farm
  • Vegetable Gardens
  • Pottery Studio
  • Other
木製サッシ、建具製作
  • Non Agricultural Chemical Method of Farming
  • Non Chemical Fertilizer Method of Growing Foods
  • Rice Farming
  • Berry Orchard
  • Other Orchard
  • Hand-Made Houses
  • Slow Food
  • Making Jam
  • Producing Miso
  • Homeopathy
  • Building Houses, Fixing Houses
  • Making Pottery
  • Karate
  • Walking to Enjoy Nature
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
無農薬で米作りをして、自分たちで作ったお米を主食としている。できるだけ安心安全な食材で手作りの食を心がけている。心身の健康のため、薬に頼らず、ホメオパシー等で自己治癒力を高めるよう心がけている。
豊かな自然の恵みをいただいている。
We make rice without agricultural chemical. We keep in mind to use safe and secure ingredients and make handmade foods. Also, We try to don't depending medicine too much. S0, We increase self-healing power by Homeopathy. We have received an abundance of blessings from nature.
  • We have lots of fish
  • We cook various international meals
  • 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
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
  • Near the mountains
  • Very quiet
  • 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 0.5 ha (50 a)
  • Large House
  • Two Story House
  • Home-Made House
15度
25度
15度
8度
No
Yes
  • Dog
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • 4 to 7 Days
  • 8 to 10 Days
One Only
5 to 20
Depends on the situation
  • No conditions. If we do not have other WWOOFers or other WWOOFer reservations, we welcome all WWOOFers
  • Single WWOOFer
  • Weeding
  • Planting rice plants
  • Reaping rice
  • Managing vegetable / rice fields
  • Thinning out flowers / small fruits
  • Chopping wood
  • Carrying logs
  • Cooking
  • Making flower gardens
  • Building houses
  • Repairing houses
  • Taking dogs for a walk
  • Pruning trees
  • Making herbal products
  • Processing food
Usually 6 hours or less a day
  • In a room in the house where the Host family live
  • In a house separate from the main house
  • In a traditional Japanese Tatami mat room
  • Using a Japanese futon
  • One room for one person
  • One big room for several WWOOFers
  • With the Host
We can cook for WWOOFers who can eat chicken, fish, eggs and dairy products but cannot eat red meat
Yes, at a designated location
  • No
Yes
At least one of our Host members has much time to communicate with WWOOFers
  • No, WWOOFers do not need to speak Japanese if they speak English
  • Japanese
  • English
地に足ついた暮らしを目指して、米作り、陶器作り、木製サッシ作りなど、手で作る仕事を生業としている。自分たちが住む、ここでできること、ここにあるものを活かす暮らしを実践。巡る季節を感じながら、自然の恵みをいただき、里山ならではの暮らしを楽しんでいます。田んぼの除草作業が夫婦2人ではとても大変なので、手伝ってもらえらたありがたいです。これから畑や庭、果樹園なども充実させていきたいと思っています。居心地のよい場所作りを一緒に楽しんでもらえたらと思います。
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