NEWSPosted : February 6, 2018
We are pleased to share the news of FC Echigo-Tsumari being featured in the magazine/catalogue of outdoor brand, LOGOS, "LOGOS 2018 SELECTION CATALOG".
They have been collecting materials by visiting Echigo-Tsumari from rice planting to harvest seasons throughout 2017. Not only interviewing members of the FC Echigo-Tsumari, they shared time and joined activities with staff members working on the rice production, local experts and farmers, and those who support the FC Echigo-Tsumari and completed the article with profound perspective on our agricultural project.
We hope the article helps you find out more about our initiative.
【About FC Echigo-Tsumari】
Restoring terraced rice field by female football players.
FC Echigo-Tsumari is a corporate football team consisting of female players who have moved to Echigo-Tsumari region and engaged with farming in order to continue and save rice production in the region. The project allows members to enjoy practicing and playing football while leading life in satoyama. It aims to propose a solution to a challenge of declinng and depopulating community faces by securing people to continue rice production in the terraced rice field and keep the satoyama landscape. Making the best use of talent and expertise of coach and players, FC Echigo-Tsumari also opens its door to local people and provide opportunities to experience and enjoy sports and exersices.
Click ≫here to read a column featuring FC Echigo-Tsumari by Fram Kitagawa.