Category Archives: outdoor adventures

Kagawa Prefecture– 香川県

日本語で読むために、ここを押して下さい。 Location: Naoshima and Teshima, Kagawa, Shikoku Duration: 3 days Dates: November 24-27, 2012 Impressions of the Trip: Kagawa, the smallest of Japan’s 47 prefectures, is also home to some of the country’s most amazing beauty and the worlds’s coolest … Continue reading

Posted in Island Life, luxury fruit, Modern Art, organic produce, outdoor adventures, Shikoku | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in government and agriculture, innovative agriculture, 3.11, Miyagi, outdoor adventures, seafood/seaweed, Tohoku Region | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in government and agriculture, innovative agriculture, Ishikawa Prefecture, moss, outdoor adventures, Tea, Traditional Arts | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Niigata Prefecture- 新潟県

日本語で読むために、ここを押して下さい  Niigata Prefecture 新潟県 Location: Niigata City, Niigata and various locations on Sado Island, Niigata Prefecture     Hosts:Several     Duration of Stay: 3 days, 2 nights. March 18-20, 2012     Impressions of the Trip: Along with about … Continue reading

Posted in Farm visit, Fermented Foods, Hyogo Prefecture, organic produce, outdoor adventures | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Tokyo 東京

Trip details: Tokyo 日本語で読むために、ここを押して下さい。   Location: Mt. Jinba is right on the border of Kanagawa.  It stands 857 metres tall, two mountains to the west of Takaosan.  It is one of the ‘100 Mt Fuji Viewing Spots in Kanto.’       Trip … Continue reading

Posted in outdoor adventures, Tokyo | Tagged , | 3 Comments

About our Project– 47 Japanese Farms

47 Farms is a three and a half year project examining Japanese agriculture through interviews and working farm stays with farmers and community leaders in each of Japan`s 47 prefectural entities. As the aftermath of the nuclear crisis that followed the March 11, … Continue reading

Posted in Farm stay, Farm visit, Film, government and agriculture, innovative agriculture, outdoor adventures | 5 Comments