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

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The experience

This is a quiet and relaxing place.

In exchange for your help, we offer the best possible service and handcrafted independent accommodation. Our friendly and relaxed approach leaves you with plenty of time and energy to enjoy your surroundings.
Vegetable gardens, carpentry, forestry, sometimes helping with events and supporting small projects offer cultural exchange, diversity and fun.
Let's make a page of memories in the countryside of Shikok

What you offer

20 hours of help 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.

What you get

2 days off per week

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.


Intermediate English or Beginner Japanese

Over 24 years old

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

Hello worldpackers around the world.
My name is Yoshinaga.
I have a small organic farm with my family.
The main crop is tomato. In addition, there are vegetable gardens, fruit trees, forests and some animals for subsistence.
Work starts at 8:00 am.
Lunch will be provided by us. You make breakfast and dinner for yourself. Afternoon is your free time.
Weekends are holidays. Take a walk along the river, hike in the mountains, kayak, fish, or sometimes go to the city, the sea, or Onsen with me.
i love nature (There are many people, but I'm not good at it)
In rural Japan, the population is declining, and rice fields and fields are shrinking. It's sad, so I always think

Coexist with nature and value tradition and technology. Of course, we need the economy. Sustainable modern Japanese agricultural lifestyle.
Think about the earth while farming. Let's have a cultural exchange.
I would appreci

Activities & Shift

Mainly farming. Vegetable sowing, harvesting, washing, weeding.

Sometimes sell in carpentry, forestry, paint, events.
We also do small eco projects. (Education, play with children, cook, etcetera)

Working from 8:30 am to 12pm in the morning.
May change due to weather or sudden events. It is flexible.
Lunch is free lunch together.
Afternoon is your free time.
Weekends are off days.
Make your own breakfast and dinner. We provide basic food for free.

The guest house is independent. It is a renovation of a handmade green house. Next to the office.
Kitchen, tatami bedroom, wood stove, ecology toilet, hot shower room, WIFI, bilingual book, musical instrument, bicycle. It can be used for free.

There is a shop nearby. There is a beautiful river. There are wonderful rice terraces. You find the activity yourself.
Sometimes, let's go sightseeing together.


Only volunteers who can respect each other.
Enjoy a different culture