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Kawabata Tea Farm

Located in the lush natural landscape of Kogouchi, an area in the northern part of Shizuoka City, Kawabata Tea Farm handles every aspect of tea production—from cultivation to processing and sales—without the use of pesticides or artificial fertilizers. As a small family-run farm, it operates with flexibility and attentiveness.

Company address 1869 Kogouchi, Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka
Tea varieties Gyokuro, Sencha, Powdered sencha, Black tea, Hojicha, Various tea bags
Languages Japanese, English
Contact Hiroyuki Satou
Website Kawabata Tea Farm



Program A

  • Receive an overview of Shizuoka tea and learn first-hand how to prepare tea
  • Learn about Japanese tea and participate in a tea ceremony at Tea Museum, Shizuoka
  • Learn about what work is carried out over the course of a year on a tea farm, and help out with work in the tea field
  • Tour a primary tea processing factory and experience processing hojicha first-hand
  • Tour a tea refining factory and help package tea
  • Learn how to evaluate tea
  • Learn how to cultivate organic tea in Kawabata tea farm

From the host

You can learn all process of making organic Japanese green tea and difficulty of organic farming.

Study period 3days  *Study period negotiable
Participation fee None
Capacity Accepts up to 4 people at the same time
Accommodations Need to be arranged by the participant
Entry qualifications

Be able to speak English or Japanese.

If you speak other language, please contact us before.

What to bring

Writing instruments


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