Monday, 28 November 2011

Young tea farmer talks about her family's organic farm

This is the first video of a series of three that give an insight into the real life experiences of a young woman farmer in Japan.

Ayumi Kinezuka is an amazing young woman, who has been farming on her father's tea farm for the past 8 years. In this first video, Ayumi talks about the importance of her family's connection to customers, the difficulties her father had 35 years ago in transitioning the farm from chemicals to organics, and the advantages of being organic and of connecting with other farmers to market their products.

Source:   Food Sovereignty Japan 

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