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Farm Motoyama, Japan

5.0
3 reviews3

Not a tourist spot. Experience country life in Kochi in Shikoku.


Immerse yourself in the local culture
2 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Expand your social consciousness
A traveler felt they expanded their social consciousness working with this host
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer

20h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Gardening
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
Social Work
Help with volunteer work in local projects and communities.
Farming
Plant crops, sow seeds and help in outside tasks.
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What you get

2

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
Lunch
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Support
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The Experience

In exchange for your help, we offer as much Japanese service as possible and hand-crafted independent accommodation. The friendly and relaxed approach has plenty of time and energy to enjoy the surroundings. Vegetable fields, carpentry, forestry, sometimes helping with events, and support for small projects provide cultural exchange, diversity and fun. Make one page of your memories in the countryside of Shikoku. Ask questions anytime.

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Requirements

  • Intermediate English or Beginner Japanese
  • Over 20 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

Whats Not Included

Topics Not Included

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Availability

Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Stay at least
1 week
Stay up to
4 weeks

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3 Reviews

5.0

Host & Team

5.0

Hours & Tasks

5.0

Farm

5.0

Learning & Fun

5.0

How this experience will transform you

2 Immersing in the local culture

1 Get in touch with nature

1 Developing social awareness

1 Creating true social impact

1 Meeting locals

1 Learning about sustainability

Japan

5

My 2 weeks here have been a wonderful learning experience. I learned a lot about agriculture, the types of crops and its characteristics. Yoshinaga-san was a very wise and kind man. He was like a father figure to me. He taught me a lot about business management and how he manages his business which enlightened me. The cultural exchange also has been interesting and deep. Work was mostly simple and easy-going but was never meaningless. I gained valuable skills from it. The location was surrounded by nature and had the best ice cream. Overall, a marvelous journey and would love to visit again!

4 months ago


Masato replied

The time I spent with him was quick.
His English is excellent and no problem in any country.
However, he has little experience, so please support him.
Kohei does not give up and strives to the end.
I highly recommend Kohei to hosts around the world.

Australia

5

Yoshinaga-san is not only an outstanding farmer but also a great host who put my needs and expectations high on his priority list. I will be forever grateful for the time I spent at Wind Family Farm and can only hope that I get an opportunity to return again in the future.

12 months ago


Masato replied

Julian was a very gentleman. He gave our family a smile and good memories. I can recommend him as a guest.

Japan

5

I volunteered with Yoshinaga San's tomato farm in May 2021. It was remarkable experience. I helped with Tomato green house, some wood cutting and some general farming work. I experienced local life and the beautiful nature. I also helped with cooking as they are eager to learn.
His wife, neighbors are so nice and kind and together we had nice even like outdoor cooking etc. Yoshinaga san is very kind and helped from the beginning . Explained everything clearly. Overall I can highly recommend for everyone to volunteer with Yoshinaga San's wind family farm. I wish him best of luck !- Dan

about 1 year ago

About the host

Hosted by Masato

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This host usually answers to 50% of the messages
Response Time
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