Category Archives: innovative agriculture

Hiroshima Prefecture ー広島県

日本語で読むために、ここを押して下さい。 Location: Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture Duration: 2 Days; May 9-10 Impressions of the Trip: A mention of Hiroshima conjures many images for people around the world, but in terms of agriculture,  oysters and lemons are two of the many specialty products that … Continue reading

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Kochi Prefecture 高知県

日本語で読むために、ここを押して下さい。 Kochi Prefecture Location: Kochi City, Kochi Duration:2 days Impressions of the Trip: Kochi is a tiny prefecture on the smallest of Japan’s main islands, Shikoku. It is one of Japan’s more remote and hard to get to prefectures. Locals … Continue reading

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Miyagi Prefecture 宮城県

    日本語で読むために、ここを押して下さい。   Location:  Sendai and Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture Host: Trip was done in cooperation with Umari and scallop fishermen in Ishinomaki Duration: October 27-28, 2012 Impressions of the Trip: Roshni first went to Ishinomaki in August, 2011, just … Continue reading

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Kyoto 京都

日本語で読むために、ここを押して下さい。 Kyoto-fu Location: Kameoka, 25 minutes by train from Kyoto City Hosts: Masayuki-san and Yuuko-san of Yagisan Nouen Duration: One day Impressions of the Trip: Before visiting Yagi-San farm in Kameoka, just 25minutes by train from the city of Kyoto, … Continue reading

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Saitama Prefecture 埼玉県

日本語で読むために、ここを押して下さい。 Saitama Prefecture- 埼玉県 Location:  Fukiage, Saitama Prefecture Host: Gabare Farm, owned by the Ebara family Dates: July 14, 2012 Impressions of the Journey: According to the Ebara family, if you take the hour long train ride from Tokyo to their farm in … Continue reading

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Kanagawa Prefecture- 神奈川県

日本語で読むために、ここを押して下さい。 Location: Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture Date: June 24, 2012 The culture of farming is so interwoven with the fabric of daily life in Japan that it is easy to not appreciate it. While running some errands in the Honmoku neighborhood … Continue reading

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Ishikawa Prefecture- 石川県

日本語で読むために、ここを押して下さい。 Location: Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture Duration: One day. May 3, 2012 Impressions of the Journey: We had a short and action-packed evening and day in Kanazawa, the capital of Ishikawa prefecture.  Arriving late in the evening with our friends … Continue reading

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Tokyo 東京都

Tokyo, Japan 日本語で読むために、ここを押して下さい。 Trip details: Date: May 24, 2012 Special Thanks to: Pasona Inc.  Impressions: Because we at 47 Japanese Farms are always planning and thinking about our upcoming rural adventures, it is easy to forget that in our own … Continue reading

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Fukui Prefecture- 福井県

日本語で読むために、ここを押して下さい Fukui Prefecture- 福井県 Location: Fukui City, Eiheiji, and Katsuyama, Fukui Prefecture Host: Taya Toru at Taya ‘s Farm Dates: May 2-3, 2012 Impressions of the Journey: Of Japan’s 47 prefectures, Fukui might be one of the most often overlooked … Continue reading

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Toyama Prefecture- 富山県

日本語で読むために、ここを押して下さい Trip Information: Location: Rural areas surrounding Toyama City and Oyabe, Toyama Prefecture Venue:We did a three day farm stay at Doyuunou Farm in the mountains outside Toyama City, and a one day field trip out to Oyabe to check … Continue reading

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