Tag Archives: Farmers in Japan

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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Tochigi Prefecture- 栃木県

日本語で読むために、ここを押して下さい。 Location: Nasu and Utsunomiya, Tochigi Duration: 2 days Dates: January 20 and 21, 2013 Impressions of the Trip: Among Japan’s many interesting sub-cultures is the Yamagishi community, an intentional community with 40 ” jikkenchi” (“places to realize (Yamagishi) principles”) across Japan … 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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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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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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Gifu Prefecture- 岐阜県

Gifu Prefecture Place: Hida Furukawa and Takayama, Gifu Prefecture 日本語で読むために、ここを押して下さい  Hosts: Special thanks to the Satoyama Expreience Duration: March 24-25, 2012 Impressions of the Journey: Thanks to the Satoyama Experience, we were able to spend a weekend in mountainous Gifu prefecture.  In Gifu we had the opportunity to interview Hajime … Continue reading

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