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Nakagomi Fruit Orchard

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2281-1 Iino, Minami Alps 400-0222, Yamanashi Prefecture
+81 90-1664-2921
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Volunteering at Nakagomi Orchard

I did volunteering at the Orchard for 4 weeks this Summer from mid-August to mid-September. It was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Adam P
Volunteering at Nakagomi Orchard Farm

My Girlfriend and I volunteered at Nakagomi Orchard Farm in early September for 2 weeks. We had an... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
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Nakagomi Orchard is fruit picking farm located in Minami Alps City, Yamanashi pref. You can enjoy various fruit pickings for every June - December period. Please feel free to visit us with your family, friends and colleagues!
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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2281-1 Iino, Minami Alps 400-0222, Yamanashi Prefecture
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+81 90-1664-2921
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did volunteering at the Orchard for 4 weeks this Summer from mid-August to mid-September. It was such a good experience! Kazu-san took extremely good care of us, bringing cold water and snacks to us throughout the working day. The dormitory for the volunteers was...More

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太郎_12, オーナー at Nakagomi Fruit Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Adam, Thanks for your warm words. How is your study going at Oxford University? You helped us a lot during your stay here. We really appreciate you. Yes, please come back whenever you have a chance to come to Japan again. Kazu

Reviewed 8 November 2017

My Girlfriend and I volunteered at Nakagomi Orchard Farm in early September for 2 weeks. We had an amazing stay and our host Kazu was so kind and taught us a lot about Japanese culture. Our room was clean and the wifi was very fast...More

Thank RGulson
太郎_12, オーナー at Nakagomi Fruit Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Hi Rob and Georgie, How have you guys been? Are you still on your trip or already back home in Britain? Thanks for your nice comment that you posted and also thanks for coming over to visit us to help us on the farm. We...More

Reviewed 30 October 2017

This was my second time to volunteer on the farm. This time I stayed for 3 weeks. Not much has changed since I was there 2 years ago. The area is still very beautiful. Now the dorm has been upgraded with wifi, a tv, and...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

I volunteered at Nakagomi Fruit Orchard for about 2 weeks in mid September and was right in the harvest season hence there were longer hours in the field mostly weedinge works. However, Kazu the host was always ensuring that we had enough food and drinks...More

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太郎_12, オーナー at Nakagomi Fruit Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Hi Michelle, Thanks for your posting with your warm words. How have you been after you go back to Singapore. Hopefully, you don't feel stressfull as much as before while staying there. All the volunteers whom you met here had already gone and now new...More

Reviewed 4 September 2017

As previous visitors (last year), we ordered peaches and shine muscat to be delivered on 2 September. They arrived in great shape - really fresh and well packed. Both the peaches AND the muscat were HUGE, PLUMP and SO JUICY! The peaches were in fact...More

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太郎_12, オーナー at Nakagomi Fruit Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Hi Gladys, Thanks for your order for our fruits. Also, thanks for your posting for us with warm words. As I wrote you before on my e-mail, this year we were much busier than we used to be because a lot more customers came over...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

i picked up various tastes of peaches and ate 12 peaches!! some guys can speak english, so it's helpful for foreigners to visit there.

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太郎_12, オーナー at Nakagomi Fruit Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Hi there, Thanks for coming over to our farm for fruit picking. Hopefully, you enjoyed staying on our farm. Please come back again for other fruits. Kazu Nakagomi Orchard

Reviewed 18 June 2017

Make sure that you receive confirmation email from the farm and also keep sending email to the farm to see if they receive your reservation. Otherwise, you will not be allowed to go to the farm. This is my experience after arguing with the farm.More

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太郎_12, Owner at Nakagomi Fruit Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

We already posted that we can't take any new reservation a long ago on our website, but you didn't check that our posting! When you sent your request through our reservation form, you received automatic reply only, where you saw the words telling you that...More

Reviewed 26 May 2017

I volunteered a 2nd time at the farm for 3 weeks in April, 2017 as I wanted to try my hands on manual pollinations, see various fruit flowers and cherry blossoms. The scene was quite different from my previous 1-month stay in September, 2016 when...More

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太郎_12, オーナー at Nakagomi Fruit Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Hi David, Thanks for your coming back for helping us this last spring. We are going to start cherry and peach harvest soon. Possibly, you should come back in summer when we have harvest for peaches and nectarines next time. Kazu Nakagomi Orchard

Reviewed 22 April 2017

I volunteered in the farm for 2 weeks in March 2017. It was not the harvesting season so there were no fruits (sadly) but I got to do the thinning of the flower buds, painted the rooftops and made awesome friends :) It was an...More

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太郎_12, オーナー at Nakagomi Fruit Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Hi Belind, Thanks for your comment. So sorry to hear that you did not prepare for the cold season in Japan because you are from hot country. Our harvest season starts in the beginning of June with cherries as you can see it on our...More

Reviewed 21 March 2017

I volunteered at the orchard for about 1 month in November. It was a GREAT experience! Every day we had interesting conversations, delicious food, beautiful views, and something new to do. I've lived in Japan before and met lots of people, but among them all,...More

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太郎_12, オーナー at Nakagomi Fruit Orchard, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Hi Rochelle, How have you been? Are you now travelling South East Asia after NZ? Thanks for your very positive comment with warm words. We really enjoyed having you here on our orchard. As I already informed you, you are AMAZING organizer to clear and...More

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imeeong
14 December 2017|
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Response from 太郎_12 | Property representative |
Please write to me through our website, but not through this page. because I do not see this page much. If you would like to come over to our farm to stay as a volunteer at this time of year, we are full now.
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