A trully local experience exclusive to wintertime in Tsunokawa-no-Sato
The region has cultivated a tradition of preserving and eating vegetables from under the snow since long ago due to the immense amount of snow fall. The harsh snow conditions bring out the sweet deliciousness of the vegetables when harvested from under the snow and eaten. This adventure offers a chance to actually harvest and eat the wonderful Tsunokawa turnips only found as a traditional vegetable in the Tsunokawa district of the Mogami regions buried under mountains of snow!
Availability: November 15 - March 15
Tour length: 1 hour
By car: (From Tokyo) Tohoku Expressway Murata JCT → Yamagata Expressway Higashine IC → Highway No. 13 Shinjo → Highway No. 47 Tozawa-mura
By train: (From Tokyo) Yamagata Shinkansen to Shinjo Station, change to Rikuu-West Line for Furukuchi (20 mins)
By airplane: Haneda Airport → Shonai Airport (approx. 1 hr drive)
'Country Experience Tsunokawanosato':
Business hours: 08:30 - 17:00 (weekdays)
Address: Tozawa-mura Agriculture & Environment Centre 1F, 481-1 Kakugawa, Tozawa-mura, Mogami, Yamagata Pref.