Winter Farming Experience & winter vegetables!
Snow is covering everything, everywhere in Furano.
Vegetables are very important and valuable ingredients for winter life. So our ancestors ware thinking 'we gonna keep freshness veggies during winter.... But how?' So they find the best way to using snow!
They find that way makes high sugar content! Why!?
The farmers in Furano, what they do in winter season?? Farmers are also wintering with veggies!?
Let's explore farm, and find interesting their winter life style!
middle of December - Middle of March
*subject to change due to snow and farming condition. please check with us before booking.
9:30 am Dep. Furano
*Please confirm pick-up service when booking.
*Pick-up area, JR Furano station, Kitaomine Hotel Area, New Furano Prince Hotel, JR Nakafurano station
10:00 am Arr. Endo Farm
*Preparation for experience
*Introduce Endo Farm
*Wintering veggies & winter farming experience
*Snow picnic & lunch on the snow! (schedule to change due to climate conditions or any other reasons)
If weather is not good for outdoor lunch on the snow, move & eat lunch at Restaurant La Collina.
'pot-au-feu' with Endo Farm wintering vegetables & La Collina's homemade sausage
or Minestrone soup with Endo Farm wintering vegetables & La Collina's homemade sausage
1:30 pm Arr. Furano
Ages 6+ : ¥9,800 pp (this cost is for 3+ participants)
Infants (under 6 years old) : Free of charge *Non-inclusive lunch set
*Basically, Please prepare winter clothes by yourselves.
*Do not hesitate to contact us anything else.
*for minors participation, required 1 guardian participation at least
*the number of participants is less than 3, required additional cost. Please confirm us.
Digging wintering vegetables experience, shovels, Tasting Cabbage, 'pot-au-feu' special lunch of Endo Farm wintering vegetables & La Collina's homemade sausage & Bacon (for Ages 12+, subject to change), insurance, English speaking local guide
*Basically, please prepare winter clothes like ski pants and jacket, Beanie (warm cap), neck warmer, ear warmer, snow boots (gum boots), waterproof gloves etc, what you need for outdoor activity.
*If you need lunch set for children, (ages under 12 years old) Restaurant La Collina has some lunch menu. Please order directly, (non-inclusive the cost for them)
*We have rental clothes, winter boots, waterproof gloves. (Rental cost is below) If it is necessary, please ask us.
2 persons (basically, maximum 7, if your group is bigger than 8, please ask us)
*required additional charge for apply, less than 3 participants. Please confirm our condition and ask the cost.
The place of farm
Endo Farm (Tanaka farm, Naka-furano town)
What is suitable Clothing for this program?
Ski jacket & pants, waterproof gloves, Winter waterproof boots (winter gum boots), Beanie (warm ski hat), neck warmer and anything water and snacks what you need.
Does not matter, Jacket and pants are using for skiing or not, very important point is everything should be using waterproof materials!
hem and cuff of Jacket or pants has a function for block snow is great!
We have rentals, so please ask us if you are difficult to get winter clothing.
Required pre-booking. Please ask us when booking.
Winter one piece Work-suits @¥1,000
Waterproof boots (Gum boots) @¥500
Waterproof Gloves @¥500
*size range is limited
Required pre-booking 3 days before
Please check our availability or any other inquiries.