Volunteers and Projects

Hello Farm Organics is committed to continue supporting Northern Japan communities effected by the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster. A percentage of our crops are donated annually to communities in Tohoku such as Fukushima Prefecture. This is accomplished through the help of Sakanotochu (On The Slope) NPO in Kyoto, Share The Love For Japan project, and Osaka YMCA International School. Next 2014 growing season, Hello Farm Organics will continue to send healthy, safe, and organic vegetables North.

Here is one of our winter vegetable boxes we sent to a Kindergarten in Fukushima in December, 2013.


Volunteers are always welcome at the farm. We are now a registered WWOOF farm through the World Wide Organization of Organic Farms. Registering with WWOOF Japan is ideal if you are looking to stay for longer periods of time on organic farms around Japan. You can register with WWOOF Japan through their main page at  http://www.wwoofjapan.com/main/index.php?lang=en

Alternatively, if you are local and live in the Kansai area (Kyoto, Nara, Kobe, Osaka) please contact Hello Farm directly if you wish to volunteer for a day or two. 

Here are some of our outstanding first WWOOFers and volunteers from the 2013 growing season.





10 Responses to “Volunteers and Projects”

  1. Amy Rathbone November 20, 2013 at 9:23 pm #

    Hello Hello Farm-

    My husband and I are interested in volunteering on your farm for a day or two. We live in Uji and wonder what weekend would be the best time to come up and help out.

    We are only free on weekends.

    We love what you are doing!

    Thank you-

    Amy and Nobuto

  2. timothée November 28, 2013 at 1:36 am #

    I’m also very much interested.
    I have sent you an email on couchsurfing. I hope i will be able to help you and join your farm for a little time for the next year.


  3. Jayson Lee March 20, 2014 at 5:17 pm #

    Hello friends, I am interested in volunteering with your project long term. Please, let me know how best to apply for a position if you are still looking for help. Thank you so for your wonderful work by helping the community and the opportunity to serve so many that are in need. Your friend, Jayson

    • hellofarmorganics March 22, 2014 at 8:50 am #

      Hi Jayson, thank you for your interest and kind words. Please check your email for our reply.

  4. Harumi Onogi April 7, 2014 at 7:51 am #

    Hello Hello farm!

    I checked your HP and interested in volunteering on your farm so much.
    I wonder if I help out from 23 to 27 in July or weekend (whenever).
    Working in nature is really my hope.

    I hope you reply to my e-mail address.

    Thank you-


  5. Harumi Onogi April 9, 2014 at 7:42 am #

    hello hello farm.

    I’m so sorry I could not succeed my subscription and may have expired.
    So let me comment again!
    I’m interested in your work and want to do volunteer in your farm.
    I hope you to reply your message.

    Sincerely, Harumi

  6. Pamela Tie July 8, 2015 at 9:39 pm #

    Hi Hello Farm,
    We are a student group from Sydney, Australia and would love for our students to be able to say and help out at Hello Farm for a couple of days in September.
    I have emailed.
    Thanks so much, and we hoe to hear from you.

    • hellofarmorganics July 8, 2015 at 10:35 pm #

      Hello Pamela,
      Thank you for your interest in our farm. I sent you a private message.

  7. Julie March 28, 2017 at 4:12 pm #

    Hi Hello Farm,
    I would like to volunteer at your farm. Would it be possible in April? I’m living in Kyoto.
    Many thanks!

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