Rice Planting Workshop2015

April shower washes away blooming sakura, and then comes the best season to be in the field... 
We are happy to announce the hosting of Rice Planting Workshop 2015!
The event is open to all participants including elders and children. The fields are quite flat, muddy, and surprisingly very comfortable to go inside barefoot. 
Feel free to contact us for any questions. 
We'd love to share this special farming day with you out in the field.

GENERAL INFO==========

DATE: May 9, 2015 (Saturday) 
TIME: 9:30AM - approximately 16:00
*event wil be canceled in case of rain

PLACE: Minowa Rice Field 
Meet at 9:35 AM at Matsuo station of JR Sobuhonsen line. 

Traveling by train-
Get on a train bound to Chiba station, then change to Sobuhonsen line bound to Choshi.
Matsuo is about 40 min from Chiba station.
Take the train which arrives at Matsuo at 9:32 AM.
Make sure you DO NOT MISS THE TRAIN at Chiba station.
There is usually only one train in an hour bound to Choshi.

Travesling by car-
Keiyo highway >> Chibahigashi JCT >> Ken-O express way (ex Chiba-Togane Road) >>
exit at Matsuo-Yokoshiba IC >> turn right (toward Hasunuma direction) >>
turn right at Route126>> turn left at intersection "Matsuoeki iriguchi" (Matsuo Station entrance)

Schedule:
9:35 AM meet at Matsuo station >> walk to the tea house
>> get changed if necessary>> 10:00 out in the field. Start planting.
>> 1:30 PM Potluck luck lunch party
>>stay till you feel like going home =) anyone who wishes to stay over a night, contact us!

What to bring:
clothing and shoes suited for working in a field (the ones you don't mind if they get dirty...) long sleeves and long pants recommended. hat, towel, plate and fork/chopsticks, something to drink, sun block
Regular rainboots are usually no use as they easily get stuck in the muddy field. Barefoot or wearing socks (to be disposed) is recommended. Sandals are useful to wear on your way to/from field. 

Potluck:
Please bring one dish. We will prepare rice and miso soup. Beer, Sake, and wine will be cash-on. 

Participation fee:
¥1500 for duck owners and their families, ¥2,000 for others ¥500 for elementary school children and younger. 

Contact: info@3rinsha.com
Contact via e-mail if you wish to participate. Copy, paste and reply the info below:
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NAME:
Number of Participants:  Adults / Children
Phone Number:
I will travel by : Train or Car
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You can also participate through a click on Facebook event:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1424457934526258/


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千葉の山武市松尾で、合鴨農法による米づくりと造園の仕事をしています。からだにも環境にも優しい・楽しいを目指して日々マイペースに邁進中。

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