Our mission is to provide a means
for friendship & learning
between people, Host and WWOOFers
1. Helping Japanese organic farmers
WWOOF is a means to supporting and learning about organic farming.
2. Making a better society
Human beings need the feeling of belonging. Many farming societies have become marginalized. Having WWOOFers visit from around the world makes can help to rejuvenate farming regions.
3. Realizing the importance of food
Learning how to grow foods, how to make good soils, how to look after animals, etc., so that we can know how important food is to our quality of life.
4. Aiming for sustainable lifestyles
To educate people about nature, and the value of quality, locally grown and prepared food. To lead lifestyles of thinking people. To eat and live organically!
5. Bridging the city & country divide
A bridge for city people and country people to meet and exchange.
6. Learning about Japanese culture & the cultures of other countries
Facilitating travelers to experience Japanese culture at a grass roots level, and travelers to bring new ideas to Japan.
7. Rediscovering Japan
Not only famous tourist spots, but fascinating unknown places in rural areas.
8. A stepping stone
A stepping stone for people who want to quit a mainstream city life, to move to the country and be involved in organic food production.
WWOOF Japan is an LLP legally registered entity.
+++++ We won an award called “All Right Nippon” +++++
In 2018, WWOOF Japan received an award from The Organization for Urban-Rural Interchange Revitalization, in Tokyo Japan. The competition and the award associated is called “All Right Nippon”. 'Nippon' means Japan, in Japanese. We are happy to have our WWOOF Japan endeavor recognized, as a valuable new style of green tourism in Japan. The photo shows one of our principals, Ms Kiyoko Hoshino, receiving this award.