Due to the continued global spread of the COVID19 virus and the associated impact upon public health and safely in Japan, reservations for all tours and experience programs will be SUSPENDED until May 2020, or until the situation improves and relevant restrictions upon travel are lifted.
We look forward to welcoming you back to Tohoku as soon as possible. In the meantime, please stay safe and well!
~ Inoutbound Sendai Matsushima Inc.
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!