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Enjoy what’s in season in Saitama ~ Satoimo Tour!!

posted Nov 7, 2016, 1:17 AM by INFO ICT   [ updated Nov 7, 2016, 1:18 AM ]
Enjoy what’s in season in Saitama ~ Satoimo Tour!!

Saturday, November 19th, 10:30AM~3:00PM | Shinsayama, Saitama



This is a half day tour to enjoy Saitama’s seasonal fresh produce,
by visiting the farm, harvesting the produce, and eating the dishes together!

Theme of the tour is, “Satoimo (taro)”.
If you are in Japan for a while, you may have seen a large green leaves of Satoimo
in the farm – but do you know how it is harvested?
Sayama is well known for producing quality Satoimo,
many of them are served in famous high-class Japanese restaurants in Kyoto!


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【When】November 19th (Sat) 10:30AM~3:00PM

【Where】Sayama area, Saitama pref

【Meeting Time & Place】10:15AM @ South exit of Shinsayama station /Seibu-Shinjuku line
  (西武新宿線 新狭山駅 南口) | MAP
  *If you are coming from Tokyo area, take Seibu-Shinjuku line from Takadanobaba station.
  Take the train at 9:15AM or 9:25AM (Express toward Honkawagoe station),
  then you can arrive at Shinsayama station at 10:05AM or 10:14AM) | MAP

【Fee】3,000 yen/person (Student: 2,500yen, Family discount: 5,500yen for 2, Preschoolers: Free)

【What we will do】

  ① Walking along the Sayama’s unique strip-shaped farms

  ② Visit Satoimo farms and harvest them

  ③ Lunch party at a farmer’s hut!

  “Com uni”, a very popular café in Sayama for serving tasty dishes using local vegetables,
  will prepare and bring the lunch for the tour! Of course the dishes uses Satoimo and local veggies!


【RSVP】To join the tour, please send an email to address below with *NAME, *GENDER, *NATIONALITY, *No. of PARTICIPANTS, *CELL PHONE NUMBER, *EMAIL ADDRESS. (Just RSVPing doesn't secure your spot!)


  Contact: Haruna Yamamoto

  ◆ Important Notes
  ・Please be considerate towards other participants
  ・Please be punctual and arrive on time
     (*we will start the event on time, and moving around the area so it is difficult to catch up if late)
  ・Rain or Shine!
  ・This event is basically held in Japanese, with English translation
  ・Payment is only accepted in cash at the door, and reservation is required in advance


  ◆ Tour Arranged by
   Shun-Kui Executive Committee, Enjoy the Seasons of Sayama Club
   This tour is a part of the tour project “Shun-Kui – eat the seasons”.
   This project is to enjoy the fresh vegetables & fruits of Saitama...
   *when it’s in season
   *where it’s harvested
   *while it’s still very fresh … with many people, local and visitors.
   This time, the theme is “Sayama city x Satoimo (taro)”.


  ◆Café : Com uni 
    HP : 
http://com-uni.com/
    FB : https://www.facebook.com/Com-uni-コムユニ-1645624275707932/