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Kitakata city
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  • Vegetable Farm
  • Rice Farm
  • General Farm (grow various kinds of plants)
  • Poultry Farm
  • Vegetable Gardens
  • 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
  • Sustainable Farming
  • CSA, Community Supported Agriculture
  • Vegetable Farming
  • Herb Growing
  • Keeping Free-Range Chickens
  • Living Self-Sufficiently
  • Tips About Running a Farm
  • Using Your Own Seeds
  • Peace in the World
  • Lectures or Classes for Learning About Nature
  • Environmental Education
  • Commune
  • Log Houses
  • Producing Miso
  • Slaughtering Chickens for Meat for Human Consumption
  • Producing Processed Food
  • Traditional Local Japanese Cooking
  • Walking to Enjoy Nature
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Bird Watching
  • Hot Spring
100% organic
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
We don't go to fast food restaurants (there are no shops nearby), We don't watch TV (there is no TV), I do volunteer work (protecting rice terraces), We don't smoke, We recycle things (Recycle usable wood with DIY)
  • General diet including meat and fish
  • We usually eat vegetables and rice but we have meat and fish if we are given it
  • We cook mainly Japanese meals
  • Our own grown vegetables generally
  • We always cook homemade meals
When we have a party or an event, we might drink with WWOOFers but these occasions are not so often
No, nobody smokes
  • Rural area
  • In the mountains
  • In a tiny village in a mountain area
  • In a valley between 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 1ha (100 a)
  • Typical Japanese Size
  • One Story House
  • Two Story House
  • Traditional farm house
  • Log House
10℃ 0~20℃
25℃ 19~36℃
15℃ 5~25℃
-3℃ -10~3℃
  • Chickens for Eggs
  • Dog
  • Cat
  • Other Pets
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • 4 to 7 Days
  • 8 to 10 Days
  • 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 Three
20 to 50
  • A group of friends WWOOFing together
Depends on the situation
  • Any gender
  • WWOOFers of any age
  • 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 look after children
  • WWOOFers who like animals
  • Active WWOOFers
  • Honest WWOOFers
  • Responsible WWOOFers
  • WWOOFers who can be patient
  • WWOOFers who are interested in producing quality outcomes
  • WWOOFers who can get up early in the morning
  • WWOOFers who can be fine with humid hot summer
  • WWOOFers who do not have any animal allergies
  • General farming
  • Weeding
  • Planting seedlings in the ground
  • Harvesting
  • Planting rice plants
  • Reaping rice
  • Managing vegetable / rice fields
  • Cultivation of farm land
  • Feeding livestock
  • Cleaning
  • Cooking
  • Washing the dishes
  • General housework
  • Looking after children
  • Helping children study
  • Making herbal products
  • Processing food
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 house separate from the main house
  • In a WWOOFer & worker house (building)
  • Using a Japanese futon
  • Using a bed
  • One room for one person
  • One room for two WWOOFers
  • One big room for several WWOOFers
  • Usually with the Host
  • With other WWOOFers, trainees, etc.
  • Normally WWOOFers fix breakfast for themselves using ingredients we give them. We have lunch and dinner together
  • Other
I ask them to cook themself twice a week at night.
We can cook for WWOOFers who can eat honey, Niboshi for Dashi but cannot eat meat, fish, eggs nor dairy products
Yes, at a designated location
  • No
It depends on the activities we are doing at our place at the time, however, we usually 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
I am a second-generation organic farmer started by my father, who was a researcher at the Agricultural Experiment Station. Actually, my father and sister are also WWOOF hosts (h2375) in the next town, and I'm starting to envy them!
Our strength is organically grown in the mountains. I don't think there are any farmers in Japan who grow mini tomatoes in the mountains deeper than ours.
Many wild animals also live here. In the 2019 nutritional value contest, our cherry tomatoes were the best in Japan, but raccoon dogs and martens know their taste best. In addition, you can meet various animals every day, such as Japanese serows, bears, wild boars, and monkeys. Rare species such as red kingfisher, red-bellied newt and salamander are also common.
I started farming because I love nature. Those who like nature, those who like children, and those who like safe and delicious vegetables! We'll be expecting you! !
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If you like mountains, if you like children, if you like animals, if you like organic farming! We are looking forward to seeing you!
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