[Agri-Sport] Trying out farming and enjoying nature at the rice fields!

Crazy Rice Fields Biotope.

Terrace rice fields where you can learn the importance of living in harmony with nature, in a soothing environment. [Crazy Rice Fields Biotope Park]

It is very rare rice fields that retains the original model from the Middle Ages, where the water that oozes out of the mountain flows into a pound and then through a pre-build "water path". You can experience farming according to the seasons.

生物多様性を考え、無農薬・化学肥料などを使用せずにお米づくりをしています。その為かドジョウやタニシ、ゲンゴロウなども見つけることができます。軽スポーツ感覚でお米づくりを楽しみながら身体を動かす「アグリスポーツ』としてもお薦めしています。

By registering for a below listed working day, you can experience the work of the current season. You can come and go as you want during the specified working hours. It is also recommended for families with children, too give your children a nice change of environment in the japanese rural mountain area.

▷ Booking/Registration

▶︎ Registration calendar for the experience [For people already registered as members](Free)
▶︎ Registration calendar for the experience [For people coming for the first time](Only the first time, annual participation fee of 500¥)

Work place:Kureishi TanadaHigashishirakawa-mura, Kamo-gun, Gifu Prefecture. 55 minutes from the JR station of Mino-Kamo. Cultivation methodHand work. No use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides, or any synthetic products. 

▷ Work experience schedule

Work experience planning from May to JulyWork experience content
13/05 WednesdayRice planting (completed)
16/05 SaturdayRice planting (completed)
07/06 SundayWeeding with a special tool
28/06 SundayWeeding with a special tool
※ In case of bad weather, there might be schedule changes. In case this occur after you made a reservation, we will inform you as soon as possible.

▷ Useful information

[About the work experience]

  1. After arriving at the rice fields, we will tell you about this place, and you will be informed about the work contents of the day.
  2. We will lend you the tools needed for the work.
  3. The instructor will explain you how to do the work, and we will start the experience.
  4. After work we put the tools back.
  5. After washing hands and changing clothes, the work is finished.
  6. There is no working quota, we will adjust to your planning.
  7. For people with children, please let your children play around as much as they want. However, they remain under your own responsability, so please watch them out during work.

[Fee]

  • Free for members
  • For people trying the experience for the first time, there is an annual registration fee of 500¥, lasting for 1 year.

[Useful items to bring]

  • For over lunch participants, their own lunch.
  • Their own drinks and sweets for the breaks
  • Working clothes, that can be dirtied. As well as a hat and a towel.
  • Working/gardening boots and gloves
  • A sheet to sit on it or a camping chair
  • An insect repellent

[Supplemental information]

  • There are free parking places
  • There is a clothe changing tent
  • Makeshift hand washing station
  • Small, Japanese style toilet, at the fields owner's house

▷ Other working days around the year

Working experience schedule for AprilWork experience content
15/05 WednesdayMaintenance of the "water way"
16/04 Thursday畔きり/畔塗り/水みちの水門づくり
19/04 Sunday畔きり/畔塗り/水みちの水門づくり
24/04 Friday畔きり/畔塗り/水みちの水門づくり
26/04 Sunday畔塗り /あらがき
※ In case of bad weather, there might be schedule changes. In case this occur after you made a reservation, we will inform you as soon as possible.
8月〜10月 体験予定日Work experience content
※ In case of bad weather, there might be schedule changes. In case this occur after you made a reservation, we will inform you as soon as possible.
11月〜令和3年3月 体験予定日Work experience content
※ In case of bad weather, there might be schedule changes. In case this occur after you made a reservation, we will inform you as soon as possible.

▷ 悪天候・キャンセルについて

(悪天候の場合)
前日の18:00まで若しくは、予定変更になり次第ご連絡します。

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▷ 宿泊案内

宿泊をご希望の方は、下記の旅館やコテージ、キャンプ場をご案内いたします。 

Taniguchiya Ryokan 0574-78-2934
Cooking Ryokan Yoshimuraya 0574-78-2003
Cooking Ryokan Nakanoya 0574-78-2030
宮代オートキャンプ場 0574−78ー2055
コテージ 魚の宿  0574−78ー3433、

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