Between Two Cities

Life Between Two Cities : One Year Has Passed

On weekends, pack up and take the express train, 80 minutes from Tokyo Station to Onjuku, work in the fields, take a walk along the beach, and discover new shops and places. Looking back, we had a lot of new experiences and encounters!
Onjuku Gardening

Onjuku Gardening Club -Day8 : Soil Preparation for Spring/Summer Veges

The Onjuku vegetable garden, started last September, has completed one cycle of fall and winter veges, and now it's time to start preparing for spring and summer veges! We cultivate the barely remaining ridges again, add fertilizer, and make ridges.
Between Two Cities

A Day Trip Between Tokyo and Onjuku

Today was my third day trip between Tokyo and Onjuku since I started living in two locations. I spent a total of 2 hours and 40 minutes on the train, and 7 hours in the city, making it a worthwhile day. In between errands, I visited the fields and harvested our first crop. It would be hard to do this commute every day, but once in a while it is a good distance.

One Day Activity #02 : Iwawada, Onjuku

In Iwawada, where I was born and brought up, I planned one day activity that even people who do not surf or fish can enjoy!! Gather on Sunday morning to start the day with beach yoga, then went on a cruise around the Pacific Ocean. Also, we visited the Mexico Memorial Tower and Koura coast.
Onjuku Town

One Day Activity #01 : Autumn in Onjuku

The area of Onjuku Town is about 25 square kilometers, so it is a very compact town, about 10-15 minutes by car from one end to the other. Introducing a day where we can fully enjoy the sea and mountains of Onjuku.
Onjuku Gardening

Onjuku Gardening Club -Day5 : Kids and Nature

On Saturday, October 23, we had our 5th Onjuku Vegetable Gardening Club. We did weeding and thinning in the Toriihara vegetable garden, and put up anti beast protection nets and sowed seeds in the Takiguchi vegetable garden. The members' friends came to join us, and it was a lively field work.
Onjuku Gardening

Onjuku Gardening Club -Day5 : A lot of friends joined!

It was the 5th Onjuku vegetable gardening club on Saturday, October 23rd. Friends of each member also came from Onjuku, Tokyo, and Yokosuka, and enjoyed farming with a large number of people.

Happy Sharing Community in Countryside

When we are at my parent's house, there are many days when many people bring them their share of food in a day. Since we started living in two locations, we have been able to take advantage of this, and we hope to be able to share our own food soon.
Onjuku Gardening

Onjuku Gardening Club -Day4 : Cultivator debut!

Of the two vegetable gardens we rented, we worked on the full-scale field on October 10th. It was a really fun day to experience new things such as cultivating the fields, mixing fertilizer, and making ridges. Big thanks to all the people supported us in Onjuku!!
Between Two Cities

Life Between Two Cities : 4 Months Experience

It's been four months since we started living back and forth between Tokyo and Onjuku. I prefer to travel by train rather than car. And while it is a joy to be able to touch nature and eat fresh fish and vegetables every week, there is also a hassle that comes with being so close to nature. Still, I feel that our life has become richer overall.