Narashi?is a preparation work for next year’s tea harvest. We trim the hedges to make a base for next year’s leaves. We also end up cutting the tips of leaves that stick out!
I am doing it with my work partner, Kenji.
A big tired? Keep it up, Kenji.
However, do you see the blue sky in the back? Isn’t it gorgeous?
Cumulonimbus cloud, like summer time??
The Shimizu family operates an award winning tea farm based in the village of Suizawa in Yokkaichi City, Mie, famous for its bankoyaki tea ware. Their tea fields span 10 hectare with a total production of about 600 kilograms specializing in Kabusecha Buy Kabusecha Shaded...
Matsumoto-san, VP of Obubu, shared with us a few photos of the tea fields in Wazuka. The main problem they are having right now is wind. Some of their plants are being shaded and the wind blowing the shading against the leaves may cause some damage...
Photographed during a lull in the rain, Yokota-san shared with us a few images of his tea fields. No problems up in Saitama as the brunt of the storm hit Western Japan (around the Kobe area). Heavy winds though aren’t good for these baby tea...