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Adama Farm is an organic farm regenerating the land in Niigata, Japan

World, Asia, Japan, Itoigawa

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About the workproject

We need 2 volunteers

We are a small farm, practising permaculture to regenerate land and demonstrate organic farming in rural Japan. We are expanding our operations and land, and need people to help with everyday farm work and expansion/improvement projects.

About the host

Matthew (52)

Host since

2019

Languages

English, Hebrew, Japanese

I'm English, my wife is Israeli, and we've lived in Japan since 1990. I'm a freelance translator. We moved to an old farmhouse in 2001 and have been farming organically on a small scale since then. Last year we got more ambitious and have been expanding to work more land and raise animals (chickens and rabbits so far).

Project dates

Open for offers, contact us


Work to be done

  • gardening
  • construction
  • farming
  • help in the house
  • maintenance tasks
  • eco projects

Expected workhours

  • 6 hours a day
  • 6 days a week

Work exchange deal

  • private room, shared room

Traditional Japanese guest rooms (futons on tatami mats) in a 19th-century farmhouse

  • shared meals

We serve all organic, home-cooked gluten-free slow food, with meat, fish, and veg. We eat and serve 2 large meals a day

  • offering money for additional hours 

We may want to offer payment for longer hours of work in busy seasons/days.

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