We are looking for people who can helps us cultivate and maintain the terraced rice fields which have lost their owners due to depopulation and ageing in the region.
Owners can learn the unique wisdom and lifestyles particular to this area from the locals. We will also invite other specialists and researchers to develop new approaches to rice production. The production begins in March when there is still snow, followed by planting in May, weeding in summer, and harvesting in autumn.
|March||Rice seed is put under the water to be “waken up”|
|April||Rice seed is planted in the box for growing rice plant|
|Grow rice plant in a protected pool.|
|May||Stir rice field until it is mixed well.|
|July||Weaving grasses to protect rice plant from disease of rice|
|August||Weaving grass to maintain the scenery|
|September - Octorber||Harvesting|
|Enjoying the harvested rice and celebrate|
Depending on the harvested amount and ownership you will receive an amount of newly harvested rice.
Approximate amount you will receive as an owner（brown rice）
Standard course JPY35,000・・・37.3kg on average
Small course JPY10,000・・・9.4kg on average
※The guranteed amount for the two courses are 30kg and 7.5kg of brown rice respectively.
We can deliver brown rice or white rice as your like.
We will send "your rice" four times a year in November, February, May and August
※Courier charge and polishing rice are not included in the ownership fee.
There are three ways to become an owner.
Payment can be made by credit card.（Please click here to visit Tsumari Shop for further details.）
Please fill in the form and pay at the reception desk at the Matsudai Nohbutai.
Please make the payment to the following designated account. Any transfer charge incurred should be covered by applicant.
Account holder's name・・・Matsudai Tanada Bank
1. Your choice of the ownership course (regular 100㎡ / small 25㎡)
2.Fax number and Email address
2.Name (with how to read your name!)
Once the payment is confirmed by us, we will send you the certificate of your ownership.
Congratulations! You are now an owner of Matsudai Tanada Bank!