Persimmons grown bigger in Sado Island.

by Fujiko

Another  1 to 2 months to be harvested!

 Persimmons have grown this big since thinning out small ones about 3 months ago.

Gradually they turn into orange and be ready to be harvested.

Persimmons grown bigger in Sado Island.

But some of them won't make it...

This one was sunburnt...not qualified to  be sold.

Persimmons grown bigger in Sado Island.

 Also, this one is irregularly shaped...not qualified to be sold either.

Persimmons grown bigger in Sado Island.

Their fate?  Lucky ones are home-consumed and others are simply thrown away!?

Sometimes farmers have to show no mercy to their products...

 


12 Sep 2016


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Hello! My name is Fujiko Maeda. I'm a national-licensed tour guide. I was born in Sado Island, off the coast of Niigata Prefecture. I still have little experience as a tour guide but I once worked in tourism industry for about 10 years when I lived in Tokyo. Now I'm a persimmon farmer but when time permits I'm happy to guide you here in Sado. We have a lot to offer like beautiful nature, historical sites, local specialities, traditional performing arts, festivals, islanders smiles and so on.
If you'd like to know real Japanese lifestyle, please visit Sado.
I'm sure you'll be satisfied.
Let's explore Sado with me!
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