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Matcha Organic Japan Co., Ltd.

Matcha Organic Japan’s tea farm spreading across the mountain district practices all organic farming. The company’s philosophy is to deliver delicious organic matcha and make people smile around the world, its mission to handle all processes from cultivation to distribution and build a business model of sustainable farming. It organizes hands-on farm work events, operates a matcha cafe, and creates other opportunities to enjoy tea with customers.

Company address 755 Kawanechoieyama, Shimada-shi, Shizuoka
Tea varieties Matcha, sencha (mainly fukamushi)
Languages Japanese, English
Contact Yoshiyuki Tamura
Website Matcha Organic Japan

   

 

Program A

  • Basics of Japanese tea
  • Tea ceremony and hospitality studies at a tea house * Special instructor
  • Orientation on tea farm management and practical training at the tea farm
  • Tencha factory and unrefined tea factory tour and training
  • Preparation of Japanese tea by preference, matcha latte
  • Tea farm and art workshop

* Total 5 days combining the study contents above

From the host

Participants will also have the opportunity to serve customers at the adjacent matcha cafe. Various programs apart from the above are available year round. For details, please contact the host directly.

Study period 5 days *Study period negotiable (year round)
Participation fee 60,000 yen (excluding accommodations)
Capacity 5 persons
Accommodations Leased old Japanese-style house near the study site (about 3,000 yen/night) or farmer’s inn in Shimada City (about 6,000 yen/night)
What to bring Farm work-appropriate clothing, shoes, hat, and gloves, water bottle, daily necessities

 

Program B

  • Basics of Japanese tea
  • Tea ceremony and hospitality studies at a tea house * Special instructor
  • Orientation on tea farm management and practical training at the tea farm
  • Tencha factory and unrefined tea factory tour and training
  • Preparation of Japanese tea by preference, matcha latte
  • Lesson in Japanese satoyama area, where arable land abuts the foothills of the mountain, through satoyama field work
  • Discussion and workshop through tea party with local residents
  • Tea farm and art workshop

* Total 7 days combining the study contents above

From the host

Participants will also have the opportunity to serve customers at the adjacent matcha cafe. Various programs apart from the above are available year round. For details, please contact the host directly.

Study period 7 days *Study period negotiable (year round)
Participation fee 84,000 yen (excluding accommodations)
Capacity 5 persons
Accommodations Leased old Japanese-style house near the study site (about 3,000 yen/night) or farmer’s inn in Shimada City (about 6,000 yen/night)
What to bring Farm work-appropriate clothing, shoes, hat, and gloves, water bottle, daily necessities

 

*In order to prevent the spread of infectious disease, Japan is currently implementing immigration restrictions on travelers.Please confirm the latest condition when traveling. Link to Ministry of Foreign Affaires of Japan: https://www.mofa.go.jp/ca/fna/page4e_001053.html

 

 


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