A farm named "Wappa farm" is in a small town called Nishikatsura, and run by a couple named Mr.&Mrs.Matsumoto.
They grow more than 40 kinds of seasonal vegetables throughout the year without using any agrichemicals or chemical fertilizers.
Would you like to have a special experience to feel the blessings of nature directly which you may not attend to in your daily life?
What to Expect
Do you have any opportunities to see vegetables growing in a field?
We only see vegetables at supermarkets or on our dining table, not in a natural way in there days .
If you come and join this activity, you can see how it is growing by getting clean snow meltwater from Mt.Fuji and experience how delicious and powerful the fresh vegetables are. Also it will be a chance to think about the value of food and farmers' effort.
Please note that It is not aways possible to join this activity even though the calendar shows it is available on the day. Confirm the schedule by email before booking.
What you can do:
You can harvest 4-5 kinds of vegetables chosen by yourself and take it with you.
*Vegetables you may be able to harvest...potato, sweet potato, pumpkin, carrot, corn, Japanese radish, turnip, tomato, cherry tomato, lettuce, arugula, cauliflower, eggplant, green pepper, cucumber, zucchini, bok choy... and more! It depends on the season you will visit (it is closed in winter)
Most of them are served widely in Japanese cuisine.
If you want, we will give you some recipes which will bring out the flavors in vegetables so that you can enjoy cooking them at your accommodations and feel Japanese culture more.
Activity fee: 1,500 yen per person *You can take the crops you harvested with you.
Any people from small children to elderly can participate in this activity.
Please come with casual clothes and shoes which you would not mind getting dirty.
We also recommend to wear the hat and the clothes with long sleeves and long pants.
Come rain or shine (*Postponed (canceled) in case of stormy weather).
Please go to lavatory before coming to the meeting point.
The owner is able to speak Chinese fluently. People from Chinese-speaking countries, please do not hesitate to join us.
Pick up service at the nearest station or bus stop
Transportation to the next destination (depending on the number of people and where)
What‘s not included
Activity fee : 1,500 yen per person
*You can take the crops you harvested with you.
*payment at site by cash
Mitsutouge station in Fujikyuko Line train / Chuodo Nishikatsura bus stop on highway
Mitsutouge station in Fujikyuko Line train / Chuodo Nishikatsura bus stop on highway / Your next destination (depending on the number of people and where)
10:30 AM ( recommended ) Flexible
Number of people
up to 6 people