April 23, 2015

Community farms in Japan have increased 40 percent over the past decade

Drying in trural Japan Copyright Peter Hanami 2007










                    Picture: Drying in rural Japan


"According to the agriculture ministry, the amount of land devoted to community farms has increased 40 percent over the past decade.The three prefectures with the most such farms are Kanagawa (589), Tokyo (475) and Aichi (343)."

Source: Small Print:
April 16, 2015
Turtle ban, tattletale pachinko, shrine condos, and more ...
By Steve Trautlein
Issue 1099
http://metropolisjapan.com/small-print-april-16-2015

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