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Shizuoka Vegetables Street Market by Non Chan & Nana Chan of Taiki Farm in Shizuoka City!

Shizuoka Vegetables Street Market by Non Chan & Nana Chan of Taiki Farm in Shizuoka City!

Some enterprising growers do not hesitate to travel to Shizuoka City to sell their fresh products directly to very happy consumers!


Non Chan and Nana Chan of Taiki Farm in Kikugawa City are two of them!
You will find them happily shouting their wares at Ogushi Shrines right across from Parco Department Store in Aoi Ku, Shizuoka City, only a few minutes’ walk from Shizuoka JR Station!
You can buy their vegetables on Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am until they are sold out!
Beware that they sell fast and by 1 pm usually everything’s gone!


You cannot miss heir sign!


Now, what do they sell?
Kankanmusume Corn, considered as the best in Japan until beginning of July
Cucumber (sweet) until beginning of September. Note that cucumbers will be less than available in Japan this year!
Tomatoes: until ???
Lettuce, Sunny lettuce and Green Leaf Lettuce: from end of October to March


Fat kankanmusume corn ears! From Taiki Farm in Kikugawa City!


Beautiful sweet cucumbers! From Taiki Farm in Kikugawa City!


Momotarou Tomatoes! From Hatada farm in Kuno, Suruga Ku, Shizuoka City!

Place: Ogushi Shrine, across from Parco Store, Aoi Ku, Shizuoka City
Behind Isetan Dept Store under the eaves of red-bricked Castle Hotel on flea market week ends.
Time 10:00 ~all sold out
Days: Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays


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