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Hands-on Rice planting event in Ureshino, Saga. Connect with the local community!

Come join us for a hands-on rice planting event hosted by “Koubou No-no-Kaze” on Sunday, June 30th. This event is open to our guests staying at Fairfield by Marriott Saga Ureshino Onsen on June 29th. In addition to the hands-on rice planting experience, you can enjoy sports event in the paddies and a lunch box with rice cooked in a Hagama (a traditional Japanese rice pot). Why not take a trip to get in touch with nature and feel the warmth of the local community? 

【Event Detail】  
At “Koubou No-no-Kaze” farming is conducted using natural nutrients instead of pesticides orchemical fertilizers.. In this even, you will have the opportunity to experience hand planting in rice paddies using this method and participate in local residents in a field day with activities such as tug-of-war and relay races in the rice fields. 

・Date / Time:Sunday, June 30th 8:45~13:00  
・Place:Koubou No-no-Kaze Rice paddies in Shiota-cho, Ureshino city   
・Price:Free of charge  
・Capacity : 15 people  
*This event is available only for guests staying at the hotel on Saturday June 29th .  

・Schedule 
8:45 Depart from hotel by bus
9:00 Arrive at Rice paddies, hand planting of the paddies
10:30 sports events in the paddies
11:30 Lunch
12:45 Transfer to the hotel by bus
13:00 Arrive at hotel
*The event will be held only in Japanese. 

Attire and Footwear
Please join in comfortable clothes  
* Clothes that can get dirty (You may get mud up to around your knees.) 
* Disposable socks
* Rice planting boots (If you do not have planting boots, please inform us at the time of reservation. We will prepare marine shoes instead.)
* Marine shoes are only for adults; please bring sandals, disposable socks, etc for children.

・What to bring
Hydration beverages, Towel, Extra clothes, shoes for changing, hat and sunscreen

*To participate in the event, please contact the hotel by phone after you book your room. 
Fairfield by Marriott Saga Ureshino Onsen : +81-954-27-8655
 *Reservation Deadline: until June 22nd