「Harvest KOBE」Urban Agritourism

Kobe is a modern city with a vibrant blend of Japanese traditions and cultures from around the world.

The city boasts gourmet food such as Kobe beef, sweets, and pastries that attract food lovers from around the world. It also produces high quality fruit that looks and tastes delicious.

Kobe fruit picking list

Experience the delights of Kobe fruit by picking it yourself

Sweet corn

Kobe’s corn is sweet and delicious.Nothing compares to the sweetness and juiciness of eating a freshly harvested cob.

SEASON From the beginning of July to the beginning of August

Grapes

In the west Kobe regions of Kande and Iwaoka, the Muscat Bailey A and Peony varieties of grapes are grown with care. Kobe grapes boast a juicy, elegant, and rich sweetness.

SEASON From the middle of August to the end of September

Pears

In Kobe, because of the closeness between the farms and the city, the pears are grown until they become fully ripe, sweet and best to eat. Kobe’s pears are some of Japan’s sweetest, with a wonderful texture.

SEASON From the end of August to the middle of September

Sweet Potatoes

With no special preparation, simply roasted in an oven or toaster, Kobe's sweet potatoes are delicious. Not just sweet, but full of sweet potatoes’ characteristic 'umami' flavor.

SEASON From the beginning of July to the beginning of August

Persimmons

Most persimmons grown in Kobe are the fuyu variety, and are very sweet, with a soft texture. Experiencing Japanese fall by eating these persimmons is a real luxury.

SEASON From the middle of October to the end of November

Strawberries

Kobe strawberries are highly sought after by the world renowned patissiers of the area. Their rich balance of sweet and sour flavors are highly valued for high-end sweets.

SEASON Accepting applications for harvest experience

What struck me most about Kobe’s Agri-inbound

This type of agritourism can only be experienced in Kobe

Kobe is a modern city with a vibrant blend of Japanese traditions and cultures from around the world.

The city boasts cutting edge medical facilities, high fashion and gourmet food such as Kobe beef, sweets, and pastries that attract food lovers from around the world. It also produces high quality fruit that looks and tastes delicious.

Grapes, pears, potatoes, persimmons, strawberries and sweetcorn – the produce of Kobe is grown with much care and love.

The high quality of Kobe's produce has recently been recognized by food buyers at food exhibitions and tradeshows and is now distributed across the globe.

Early risers that take a half hour drive from the city are rewarded with tasting delicious produce right on the farm.In the afternoon, you can dress up to go into town, and enjoy a sophisticated afternoon shopping for clothes and accessories.

This type of agritourism can only be experienced in Kobe.

Come and enjoy high quality Kobe beef, bread, and pastries in a sophisticated atmosphere in Gastropolis Kobe, the city where delicious fruit is grown with love and care.

Access Area

Access Kobe from Osaka by car in just 40 minutes (northern Kobe)
Available fruit picking in northern Kobe
■Arinocho Kita-ku:Strawberries
■Yamadacho Kita-ku:Sweet Potatoes
■Ozocho Kita-ku:Strawberries・Sweet Potatoes・Sweet corn
■Nagaocho Kita-ku:Strawberries・Sweet Potatoes
■Ogocho Kita-ku:Strawberries・Sweet Potatoes
Available fruit picking in western Kobe
■Hasetanicho Nishi-ku:Persimmons
■Oshibedanicho Nishi-ku:Strawberries・Sweet Potatoes・Persimmons
■Kandecho Nishi-ku:Grapes・Pears・Sweet Potatoes
■Iwaokacho Nishi-ku:Grapes
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