Satoyama life

Entering the Age of Air

We are supposed to enter the Age of Air after the Great Conjunction on December 22nd, 2020.

Preparing For the Winter Season

Feeling the season is Shindofuji, too. Shindofuji means eating locally and seasonally, but it also means living locally and seasonally. Doing things appropriate to each season is one of the keys to health and longevity.

Shrine Cleaning

In the Japanese countryside, every neighborhood has a shrine and the community members look after it regularly.