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  • Roadside Station Shonan
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Pref. Kashiwashi Minowashinden 59-2
    This roadside station is located near Tega ohashi Bridge, and has a direct sales agricultural area that sells agricultural products such as vegetables freshly harvested that day and eggs, processed goods and prepared dishes. The adjoining restaurants utilize local ingredients to offer Chinese cuisine, pasta, freshly-baked bread, cakes and sweets like soft-serve ice cream. Bicycle rentals are available on Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays, and they can be returned at any of seven rental bicycle stations around Teganuma.
  • Ohara Fishing Port, Minato no Asaichi Market
    Chiba Pref. Isumishi Ohara 11574
    Ohara Fishing Port is located in the Ohara area of the city of Isumi. The morning market is held every Sunday and gives visitors a chance to buy not only seafood but agricultural products and processed foods directly from the producers, who set up in 40 different shop fronts. Charcoal barbecue grills are set up so that customers can immediately grill and eat the seafood or farm products that they have purchased.
  • Koshigoe Fishery Cooperative Association
    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Koshigoe 2-9-1
    Koshigoe Fishing Harbor is located a five-minute walk from Enoshima Electric Railway Koshigoe Station. The Koshigoe Fishery Cooperative Association office stands at the entrance to the harbor, and here from 13:00 onward you can buy deep fried seafood made with fish caught that very morning. The fish caught will vary depending on the season, but all varieties offered are fresh and delicious. A morning market is also periodically held at the site where visitors can purchase the freshest seafood at reasonable prices.
  • Toretta Miyoshi
    Hiroshima Pref. Miyoshishi Higashisakeyamachi 10438
    This farmer’s market in Miyoshi City, Hiroshima Prefecture offers a variety of foods including local seasonal fruits and vegetables, processed products, and more. Visitors can also enjoy dishes made with plenty of locally-sourced ingredients at the market’s all-you-can-eat buffet restaurant. The market also serves as a venue for a variety of exchange activities. It features a cooking classroom where a variety of programs including food education seminars and cooking classes are held.
  • Kusunoki Komorebi no Sato
    6 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Yamaguchi Pref. Ubeshi Nishimagura Okita 1662-1
    "This is an interactive complex located in Ube City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, housing various facilities such as a day use bath fed directly from the hot spring, ""Kusukusu No Yu"", the farmer’s restaurant ""Tsutsuji"" where you can taste regional cuisine with local vegetables, and a farmer’s market selling agricultural produce. In addition, there is ""Ban-nou-Juku"" where visitors can try their hands at farming, and the facility is visited by many people from afar especially during holidays."

    楠の万倉にある温泉施設。とてものどかな風景の中にあり、食事や新鮮な野菜を売っています。 施設は清潔だし、温泉のお湯もなかなかよくて、気持ち良く使えます。

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    14 Reviews
    Gunma Pref. Agatsumagunnakanojoumachi Isemachi 148-1
    This direst sales outlet and restaurant is located along National Route 353 in Nakanojo Town, and was established to tell people how delicious Tamagoya’s eggs are. The famous Nakanojo Chockie baked confectionaries are made with eggs from affiliated farms located at the foot of Mt. Haruna and flour and milk produced in Gunma Prefecture. The outlet mainly sells its own 100% additive-free fresh confectionaries and baked confectionaries, as well as freshly laid eggs, local agricultural produce and crafts produced by affiliated companies. The restaurant’s Tamagoya Omelet Rice is very popular.


  • Shoku no Eki Gunma (Yoshioka Store)
    Gunma Pref. Kitagunmagunyoshiokamachi Okubo 393-1
    This direct sales center is located in Okubo, Yoshioka Town, Kitagunma County. It sells famous products and processed foods made in Gunma Prefecture. It also has a large selection of fresh foods and freshly picked local vegetables and fruits. The lunch boxes and dishes made with ingredients purchased from local farmers are well-reputed for their timeless, homely flavor. The store recommends its fragrant Yaki Manju, made with sweet-and-salty miso and soy sauce, which is one of the most popular local foods.
  • Pocket Farm Dokidoki Tsukuba Ushiku Branch
    Ibaraki Pref. Ushikushi Shishikochou 967-1
    A farm-themed amusement facility dedicated to nature, agriculture, and food located a 10-minute drive from the Tsukuba-Ushiku interchange. There's a farm-fresh shop, activity farm, barbecue hall, and bamboo forest, giving visitors the chance to come in contact with food education and local agriculture surrounded by natural beauty. The buffet-style restaurant serves dishes made with fresh, seasonal vegetables and handmade hams and sausages. The facility also holds sausage making classes on weekends using roast pork from Ibaraki Prefecture.
  • Tsuchiura City Tourist Information Products Center Kirarakan
    Ibaraki Pref. Tsuchiurashi Ariakemachi 2-35
    "A tourist information center and local specialty products complex located on the first floor of Tsuchiura City Hall's main building on the west side of Tsuchiura Station. The facility provides sightseeing pamphlets and tourism information, and, in the local specialty products corner, visitors will find products like local soy sauces and foods made with lotus root such as tsukudani lotus root boiled in soy sauce and lotus root curry. The facility's cafe corner serves a daily curry special, such as beef and chicken curries. The ""Tsuchiura Zeppelin Curry"" is made with Tsuchiura lotus root and local brand ""Rose Pork"" pork meat."
  • Nasu Kogen Yuai no Mori Fuerainosato
    Tochigi Pref. Nasugunnasumachi Takaku Otsu 593-8
    This farmer's market is located at Roadside Station Nasu Kogen Yuai no Mori on the side of Tochigi Prefectural Route 17. It offers seasonal fresh produce harvested that morning, seasonal flowers, and more. Some of its popular items include its additive-free bread and its Omoshiro Manju steamed buns, both of which are made with carefully-selected ingredients. The market also has a food corner that offers light fare such as tempura made with fresh vegetables and suiton dumplings, a local specialty of Nasu. The market is visited by many locals and tourists alike.
  • Aguresshu Genkimura
    7 Reviews
    Saitama Pref. Sayamashi Horigane 2085-1
    A farmers market situated along Prefectural Route 126 in Horigane, Sayama City. Here visitors can buy fresh, local vegetables; Sayama tea, a local specialty product; and fresh rice polished on-site. The market also sells side dishes, fresh-baked breads, and processed meats. In the adjoining food court, visitors can enjoy udon noodles made with flour produced in the prefecture, seasonal vegetable curries, a popular taro croquette set meal, Sayama tea soft serve ice cream, and more.

    You can find the local products, especially Sayama green teas. Many kinds of tea sell at lower price because farmers directly bring them. Here is the best place to look for green teas.

  • Oyasumidokoro Yamasemi
    4 Reviews
    Saitama Pref. Hannoushi Shimonaguri 607-1
    A rest area and farm-fresh shop located in Shimonaguri, Hanno City. The facility sells Naguri manju buns, rubarb jam, seasonal farm-fresh produce grown in the area, ready to eat local foods and snacks, and crafts. And of course, the facility can also be used as a rest area.

    棒ノ折山に登るために、「やませみ」の広い駐車場に停めさせていただきました。 棒ノ折山から下りて来て、「やませみ」に寄り、買い物をしました。 目的の名栗饅頭は、売り切れていて買えませんでした。 棒ノ折山に登る前に、予約しておくのが正解でした。

  • Fureai no Sato Tamagawa
    Saitama Pref. Hikiguntokigawamachi Tamagawa 4359-2
    A farmers market situated along Prefectural Route 171 in Tamagawa, Tokigawa Town, Hiki County, Saitama Prefecture. Here visitors can purchase crafts; Saitama green eggplants, an heirloom eggplant variety sold from mid-July to early October; and other fresh, local farm produce and foods. There's also a riverside barbecue ground a one-minute drive from the market; visitors with an advance reservation can drive right up to the ground.
  • Chichibu Farmers Market
    Saitama Pref. Chichibushi Terao 3236-2
    A farmers market situated along Prefectural Route 72 in Terao, Chichibu City. Here visitors can purchase fresh, seasonal agricultural products supplied by the local agricultural cooperative such as vegetables, fruit, edible wild plants, mushrooms, and rice. There are also foods like Japanese pickles, soba and udon noodles, and kon'nyaku devil's tongue jelly.
  • Asadore Farm Komago
    Saitama Pref. Hidakashi Musashidai 1-23-8
    A farmers market located in 1-Chome Musashidai, Hidaka City. The market sells fresh vegetables picked that very morning at local farms, seasonal fruits, flowers, and other agricultural products, as well as farm fresh foods. The market also sells homemade bento box lunches and side dishes made with local vegetables.
  • Pascal Sanda Ichiban-kan
    Hyougo Pref. Sandashi Kawayoke 677-1
    "A farmers market located close to the ""Fukushi Hoken Center"" bus stop a short bus ride from JR and Kobe Electric Railway Sanda Station. Dedicated to the concept of ""you are what you eat,"" the market sells a wide selection of vegetables, meats, and prepared foods, including Tamba soybeans, Sanda udo, Sanda beef, and Nameless Hot Pepper Sauce which goes well with Meats only obtainable in the Sanda area. Events are also regularly held here and during these times visitors will find an abundance of foods made with the ingredients sold at the market."
  • Tokusankan Sasayama
    Hyougo Pref. Sasayamashi Kuroka 70-1
    "A farmers market located a 13-minute drive from the Tannan-Sasayamaguchi Interchange on the Maizuru-Wakasa Expressway. The local Tamba-Sasayama specialty products shop carries foods made with popular Tamba-Sasayama black soybeans (an indispensable part of any Japanese New Year's celebration), including okaki rice crackers with black soybeans and black soybean cakes; as well as ""Sasayamakko"" Sasayama grown Koshihikari rice and Tamba-Sasayama black beef loin steaks. There's also a restaurant which serves dishes made with these same specialty products where customers can enjoy Tamba-Sasayama black beef Japanese-style barbecue and, when in season from November to March, botan nabe wild boar hot pot."
  • Niijima Suisan Main Store
    Hyougo Pref. Sumotoshi Yurachou Yura 2581
    "A direct sells shop carrying primarily high quality, fresh seafood brought in at Yura Fishing Port, a harbor located on the central southeast side of Awaji Island blessed with a temperate climate year-round. The shop also has an adjoining restaurant where customers can enjoy the freshest abalone, turban shell, conger eel, and other seafood. The restaurant is famous for its ""iso yaki"" seafood barbecue prepared right in front of your eyes by a skilled chef, and diners can taste seafood delights grilled to perfection under the watchful eyes of a pro based on factors like the amount of flavorful juice oozing out from the meat or the degree to which a clam's shell has opened."
  • Nana Farm Suma
    Hyougo Pref. Koubeshi Suma-ku Sotohamachou 4-1-1
    "Three minutes from the Wakamiya Interchange on the Hanshin Expressway No. 3 Kobe Route. Dedicated to local production for local consumption and regional revitalization, this farmers market carries agricultural products, animal products, and marine products from Hyogo. The first floor farmers market area is filled with fresh produce and foods, as well light meal restaurants and specialty shops like the ""Pan de Nana"" fresh baked bread bakery. The ""Uouo"" seafood restaurant on the second floor takes pride in its fresh seafood delivered direct from markets, and here customers can enjoy seafood barbecue. The restaurant's highly popular terrace seating area offers a sweeping view of the ocean off of Suma. The Japanese-style grill-it-yourself barbecue restaurant Oniku's special select sirloin is particularly recommended. The restaurant also offers an array of lunch set meals like the a bowl of rice topped with sliced beef."
  • JA Rokko no Megumi
    Hyougo Pref. Koubeshi Nishi-ku Oshibedanichou Takawa Shikaijiyama 1557-1
    "A farmers market with an 800-square-meter sales floor which offers fresh, safe, and healthy local agricultural products. In addition to vegetables, cut flowers, potted plants, and fruit, the market also sells choice ""Kobe brand"" goods like foods, Kobe raised beef, and Kobe wines. The market holds seasonal events as well such as seasonal agricultural product tasting fairs."

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