2015年10月02日金曜日

【Plan 17】 Spring Satoyama Experience harvesting bamboo shoots or planting rice

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Discover lots of living things on the footpaths between rice fields!
 

A different world right next to the city? Enjoy the woodlands of Chiba!

Spring has finally arrived to the woodlands!
Either the “bamboo shoot picking” or “rice planting” experience plan

Spring has finally arrived to the woodlands!
Either the “bamboo shoot picking” or “rice planting” experience plan


Get muddy while experiencing rice planting


Find bamboo shoots to pick and take home to eat!

 

Basic Info

■Plan Number
17
■Dates
①【Bamboo shoot picking】(Sun.) 4/24, (Sat.) 4/30, (Thurs・holidays) 5/5
②【Rice planting】(Tue・holidays) 5/3, (Sat.) 5/7, (Tue.) 5/10
■Time
①and ② 10:00~15:00 (meet up at 9:30, dismissal time varies)
■Required time
①About 3 hours excluding breaks
②At your own discretion
■Registration deadline
By 5:00PM on the day before for both ① and ②
■Prices
①Bamboo picking admission fee: 500 yen per person (including tools), 300 yen for elementary students and younger, and 700 yen/kg when taking bamboo shoots home
②1,500 yen per person (including boxed lunch and insurance), 700 yen for school students and younger. Observation is free. 500 yen for lunch only
■Minimum participants
①10 ②1
■Maximum participants
① and ② 30 (in order of application)
■Things to bring
①Hat, comfortable shoes (sneakers, long boots, etc.), boxed lunch, insurance card (copies acceptable), gloves
②Clothes you don’t mind getting dirty, a change of clothes, hat, socks to enter paddy fields, a towel, long boots, snacks, drinks
■Meeting spot
①② “Watashi no Inaka” Yato Factory
■Parking
① and ② available (free)
■Access
Take the “Sarashina Bus Route A bound for Agriculture Center” from platform 3 at Chiba Monorail Chishirodai Station, and get off at “Yato 1″.
About 1 minute walk from the bus stop for ① or 4 minutes’ walk for ②
■Note
① Guardian required for young children. Cancelled in case of rain. We will contact you by 8PM on the day before. Will be cancelled when bamboo shoots are not growing.
②Only cancelled for heavy rain. When stormy weather is anticipated, we will contact you by phone by 6PM the day before.

As an option for ①, you can experience pizza making for 1,000 yen per pizza, a boiling service starting at 500 yen, and BBQ starting at 500 yen.

[Hosted by] “Watashi no Inaka” Yato Factory (Planned by Balance 21 Yato Woodlands)


Meeting spot:70 Yatōchō, Wakaba Ward, Chiba City

 

Reservations

“Watashi no Inaka” Yato Factory (Planned by Balance 21 Yato Woodlands)
Reservation Form

Caution

On the day of your reservation, please go to the designated meeting spot 15 minutes before your reservation.
Please pay the fees in Japanese yen when you arrive on the day of your reservation.

FAQ

Q: Can I make a reservation when a plan is already full?
A: Yes, you can. If someone cancels, your reservation will then already be in place.

Q: Is there a cancellation fee?
A: There are no cancellation fees. If you must cancel, please be sure to contact the event host in advance, as there may be others on a waitlist to participate.

Q: Do I get something if I make a reservation?
A: No, we don’t use tickets or anything like that.

Q: Can I pay in advance?
A: No, I’m afraid not. All plans must be paid in cash on site.

*There is a possibility that each plan may be photographed.
*Please be aware that you may end up being photographed as well.

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