Satoyama life

I’ll Be Giving a Talk and Workshop in Dartington Devon England

I’ll be giving a talk and workshop at Apricot Centre Huxhams Cross Farm in Dartington Devon in July. I’ll be talking about a new lifestyle emerging in Japan called Satoyama living including Kawaguchi style natural farming, Kominka living, a lifestyle of half farming and half something else, transition initiatives in Japan, ecovillages and local networks, an open-air market movement, and a political grassroots movement.

How to Lead a Long and Healthy Life Starting in Your 50s: Satoyama Cycling

How to Lead a Long and Healthy Life Starting in Your 50s: Satoyama Cycling. Cycling, in general, is a good exercise since you can incorporate it in your daily life. You can cycle to commute, you can cycle to go shopping. It is a good example of designing your lifestyle where you move a lot naturally. Try to cycle as much as possible when you go somewhere. It is very common in countries like Netherlands and Demark to cycle for commuting, and that is one of the elements to put them high in the happiness rankings.

How to Lead a Long and Healthy Life Starting in Your 50s: Exercise

How to Lead a Long and Healthy Life Starting in Your 50s: Exercise. Moving naturally in your daily life is a common element in Blue Zones. Gardening and walking are some of the daily natural movements. Therefore by working in your garden and going Satoyama walking, you can support your wellbeing.

Onion Harvesting

It is time to harvest onions. It is a little earlier than usual. We had a lot of hot days in May and plants are growing faster this year.

Satoyama Experience Holiday for Junior High School Students

A lot of young people don’t learn how to cook at home and they don’t eat a lot of Japanese dishes in many households these days, especially in cities. Therefore learning how to cook Japanese dishes can be a Satoyama experience now.

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