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Weekend Getaway for Ingathering

Event Date
Saturday January 13th, 2024
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Nago/Abu Village, Okinawa

Join TELL's latest mental health workshop

Saturday, January 13, 2024, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Turmeric, commonly known in the Okinawan direction as “ucchin” is largely produced in Okinawa. Come join us to experience the harvest of turmeric out in the countryside of Nago (the northern part of Okinawa near Henoko).

There will be 2 types of work: Heavy lifting and digging of turmeric and lightly separating the turmeric into fingers. This can be done by anybody including small children.

What you need to prepare: Shoes that can get dirty (rain boots are the best), long shirts, trousers, and gloves.

About Host: Nati Ishigaki is a Mother of four children, farmer, baker, author, and Instagram creator who introduces her life in Okinawa to the Polish population. Learn more at https://bit.ly/nati-ishigaki and https://www.instagram.com/nati.ishigaki/.

    Location: Nago/Abu village. The farm location will be sent to registrants by email.

    Free, however, a ¥1,000/per person lunch fee is included. Children 6 and under are free. Proceeds besides the operation cost to mental health support in Japan *Space is limited, RSVP is required by Jan 13, 2024

    How to sign up: Visit https://bit.ly/tell-turmeric.

    Contact us at outreach.okinawa@telljp.com with any questions!