Spring Orchard Update


We are having some gorgeous weather this spring at the Hamada Orchard. Flowers are blooming…and oh, there is now the expanded bakery!

Peach & Plum Jam

New Peach & Plum Jam

Our New Handmade Peach & Plum Jam! Fresh at the Orchard.

Enjoying Hokkaido Plums


Yum! Plums!

Cherry Picking

Cherries 3

It’s Hokkaido cherry season!

Hokkaido Sweet Cherry Blosso...

White Cherry Blossoms

The few short days of full bloom is the time for cross-pollination.

Spring Days at the Orchard

Japanese Plum Tree

Spring is flower season and a very busy time for the orchard nurses.

Winter Work at the Orchard

Professional at work

Work continues through the winter!

Winter at the Orchard

View of Mt Usu from the Hamada Orchard

Winter has arrived at the Hamada Orchard.

End of Harvest Season 2011

Orin Apples

The 2011 harvest season is almost coming to an end.

Hokkaido Chestnut Season!


Oct ’11
Chestnut season is almost here!

Start of the Hokkaido Apple ...

Sansa Apple

Hokkaido apple harvest season is beginning already.

Hokkaido August Fruits


August marks summer’s peak and sees the greatest variety of fruits.

Hokkaido Cherry Season in Fu...


Jul ’11
Hokkaido Cherry picking season begins.

Hokkaido Fruit Babies!

Baby Apples

Jun ’11
Check out these babes!

Hokkaido Strawberry Season!


Being in Hokkaido is a celebration of the human-nature relationship.

Hokkaido Cherry Blossoms

Cherry Blossoms

May’11 Spring is finally here!