The apple season is over.

Hello, I'm Asuka from Yokoya Farm. We harvested all of our fuji apples last month.(~24th November) More than half of the apples we grow is fuji so there is A LOT!! We picked 500 boxes of fuji apples (18kg/box) for ...

Shinano Gold Apple

Hello, I'm Asuka from Yokoya Farm. How’s going ?? I was too busy for harvesting apples to post how we do these days. Leaves started to turn red around Matsumoto city. Beautiful autumn is around the corner. By the way, ...

The best business meeting ever at Ougato Hotel

2019/10/08   -Blog, Recommended
 

Hi, It's Asuka from YokoyaFarm. We went to Ougato Hotel at Utsukushigahara highland where is located east side of Matsumoto city and at an altitude of 2034m. This time, we visited not for staying but having a meeting. The hotel ...

We are on a Nagano’s local magazine, KURA!!

2019/09/27   -Blog, Yokoya farm's event
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It’s all in Japanese but Ryo translated in order you to understand what’s written and our farm’s story too!!   Mt. Dessert Ice Cream ×Shinshu Yokoya Farm×Mr. Miyazawa (peach farmer in Nagano)       Mr. Kelton Boyer came to Nagano in 1990. ...

Yohasira Shrine in the downtown

Hi, It’s Asuka. It’s getting cooler gradually and it means we can get delicious apples too! So today, I’ll introduce about Yohashira shrine at Nawatestreet in Matsumoto. Yohasira shrine is located at the middle of this street. A lot of ...

Finally baby swallows left a nest

2019/08/30   -Blog, Japanese culture

Hello, I’m Asuka from Yokoyafarm. Baby swallows lived in our house finally left the nest! I found a parent bird making a nest a month ago and she started to keep eggs warm and then baby birds were born 2 ...

Tanabata (July 7)

Hello, I'm Asuka from Yokoya Farm. Yester day is Tanabata (Festival of the Weaver) in Japan. (July 7) My daugter writed her wishes on colorful paper strips and hang them on bamboo leaves. Tanabata is an event related to the ...

From a mulberry field to an apple orchard and for the future

2019/07/01   -Asuka's thoughts, Blog

There are a lots of apple orchards around here but just started about 60 years ago. Before that, a sericulture was flourishing around here, and these apple orchards used to be mulberry fields. I live in my mother’s parent’s house ...

Please come to visit ! Firefly Festival in Tatsuno

2019/06/19   -Blog, Recommended
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2019 June 18th Hi everyone! I’m Asuka from Yokoya farm. I went to the Firefly Festival in Tatsuno(June 15th~June 23rd in 2019) with my family few days ago and it was so wonderful that let me introduce about it today!! ...

Japanese cuisines are sweet!!??

2019/06/05   -Blog, Japanese culture
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Hi, I’m Asuka from Yokoya farm. I’ve heard foreign tourists feel Japanese dishes are sweet. I certainly also feel they are sweet and salty. For example, sukiyaki, yakiniku, nimono(simmered food), oyakodon(chicken and egg bowl), gyu-don(beef bowl). Those tastes come from ...