4 to 5 hours
Weekdays (except NY Holiday period)
The focus of this trip is all about fresh, delicious FOOD!
Start the experience at a local farm where you will get the chance to hand pick your own seasonal vegetables or a bag of huge shiitake mushrooms! Take them back to the Izunuma fresh produce centre and learn how to make the local specialty ‘Imoni’ hot-pot and ‘Hatto-jiru’ soup at a cooking class with some friendly local ‘okaasan’ (mothers).
Meet at the Izunuma Produce Centre
Visit a local farm and hand-pick your own bag of delicious shiitake mushrooms, straight from the plantation!
Return to Izunuma local produce centre and learn how to make local specialties ‘Imoni’ hot-pot and ‘Hatto-jiru’ soup, using your freshly picked mushrooms and other local vegetables/ingredients (vegetarian/vegan friendly)! Chat with the local ‘Okaasan’ (mothers) and learn about the local culture.
Enjoy eating a tasty and healthy lunch together!
Visit the informative wildlife sanctuary centre to learn more about the unique ecosystem of the Izunuma area.
Finish up with a spot of shopping for some fresh produce at the Izunuma local produce centre farmer’s market!