Harvest the sweet tasting Japanese apples that have been carefully grown by the local farmers.
You will be impressed with the fresh taste of picked apples.
Harvest season: mid-September to mid-November
Contact:Omachi City Tourism Association (TEL 0261-22-0190)
Blueberry Picking & Jam Making
Blueberries are said to be good for the eyes! You can eat fresh or they can be used in confectionery or other recipes. Freshly picked blueberries produce a great jam making experience.
Kita Yamato Orchard (Lake Kizaki)
|Harvest Season||Late July thru mid-August||Hours||Please ask.|
|Fee||1,000 yen (picking plus one pack of souvenir)
Jam making experience: 5,000 yen per group
* Please reserve three days in advance.
Karakemi Blueberry Farm (Yasaka Area)
|Harvest Season||Late July thru mid-August||Hours||9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
|Fee||700 yen (picking plus one pack of souvenir)||Contact||TEL 0261-26-2226|
Katakuri (Tokiwa Area)
|Harvest Season||Mid-July thru mid-August||Hours||9 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Fee||About 1,000 yen for picking 1 kg||Contact||TEL 0261-22-8839|
Jam Making (Outside of harvest time using frozen blueberries.)
|Season||All year round. (Reservation is required)||Time Required||30 min|
|Fee||5,000 yen for 1 kg (5 x 190 g bottles)||Site||Kita Yamato Orchard (Lake Kizaki)
* Please reserve 3 days in advance
Plum Picking & Jam Making
Enjoy plum picking and plum jam making while enjoying the scenery in an idyllic mountain village. Reservation required.
Harvest Season: Early September thru mid-September
Sasao Prune Association TEL 0261-26-2257