To: Friends in (mostly rural areas of) Japan
Re: Minka Summit 2022 (not just for Kominka) in Kyoto-fu
Memo: Folks from a very pleasant FB group called “Kominka Japan – A Resource for Traditional Japanese Residences” are putting on an event in rural Kyoto Prefecture towards end of April with workshops, speakers, presentations and a “mall of vendors“ focused on acquiring, renovating and building/living/community-sparking houses around Japan.
While the group’s main focus is traditional kominka farmhouses, there are members doing a variety of projects ranging from akiya scores to machiya townhouses to general fixer-uppers￼￼￼￼￼. Also tours of area houses and food vendors from local farms on the slate.￼
Three days with various reasonable pricing for one day, three day and/or optional dinner/speaker event + discounts/free for students, elders and kids.Held in mostly outdoor spaces and primarily in English but with various translation arrangements to accommodate. it’s grass roots / volunteer driven event and seems like a great chance to meet other folks homesteading in Japan.
Details and registration: https://kominkajapan.org/