About us

– What we believe in & Why we built this place:
Hello this is Jerome, Nara Furuichicho forest gardener for a sustainable Japan

“Replant Eden’s garden!”
Check out the presentation on Youtube: http://bit.ly/NiwamoriYoutube

I’m planting a forest garden in Nara Japan, we called it “Niwamori Food Forest Nara” or BFF (Bio Food forest). The Niwamori project will be a best practice showcase to encourage the Nara and Japanese government to “upgrade” the forest, the public and private green spaces. We will work on forest patches inside or just bordering the cities, and turn them into something similar to Satoyama, but more effective. I want to make Japan more self-sufficient in terms of food supply. We can prepare the country to energy shortages by encouraging the use of perennial plants combinations for a resilient ultra local food system.The forest garden has been proven to be the most effective system for compact, intensive, 4 seasons production on 7 layers of growth. It is climate change proof, sequestrates a lot of carbon and enhances soil life and biodiversity.

Please consider visiting Niwamori and learn about permaculture and food forestry with me. I’ll host you. I’ll teach you and even feed you “farm to table” if you are interested.
We have to train the new Japanese heroes asap, a new team of Captain Planet.

Check my Airbnb profile to learn more about the housing possibilities, private classes & team building are available upon request:
Here under is the album of my latest presentation at Pecha-Kucha Kyoto – The 6th extinction caused by industrial agriculture, Japan situation and a local system to supply clean food for all:
Here are my top resources to help a forest farmer have a healthy start. To resume, use woodchips, plant a lot of perennials and let the plants finish their life cycle naturally! You will create abundance within two years. Enjoy! TOP 10 Edible Perennial vegetables to plant in your garden or permaculture orchard! : https://youtu.be/1jZekaOtDb0
Bring tons of woodchips from a local tree crushing/recycling center and let it cover your soil for 6 months, then a miracle will happen. How to Plant Seeds in WOOD CHIPS, Back To Eden Garden : https://youtu.be/p7tN4ohZXfc
Finally, check out this mature food forest, for inspiration : https://youtu.be/6GJFL0MD9fc
Thank you for allowing me to help you and the rest of us.
Let’s change a bit of Japan, one garden forest at the time.
Looking forward to getting in touch with you and working towards a sustainable Japan together.
+81 (0)70 3928 1391

Register to receive our soon to be released FREE e-book. Niwamori Easy gardening Tips. Learn how to grow compact abundance anywhere

Visit us

Book a room
You’ll find here-under every link to our place and how to stay with us.

Here is our listing on Airbnb. Have a look at it! We’re super dedicated hosts.
If you want to benefit from the best prices call us directly.
If you have any questions related to staying with us please give us a call at one of these numbers:
+81 70 3928 1391 – Jerome 🇫🇷🇮🇹🇬🇧🇯🇵🇨🇳🇩🇪🇵🇹🇪🇸
+81 90 8455 4069 – Hanako 🇯🇵🇬🇧🇨🇳

Discover our garden for a few hours
Same as for our hosting options, our gardening tours have proven popular.
Sometimes the schedule has not been updated so if you are interested in visiting, please call to inquire for any specific date.
For the best prices call us directly.


We’ve run a hugely popular volunteering program and have hosted close to a hundred volunteers. For all details, visit our page on workaway.info


If you can’t commit for the minimum of 2 weeks we are comfortable hosting for, feel free to call us anyway as we might have day to day missions available too. Each day volunteering is unique. We work with trees, bushes, veggies etc. There is always something to learn. Let’s have a nice day outside in the forest garden.


If you have any questions related to staying with us please give us a call at one of these numbers:
+81 70 3928 1391 – Jerome 🇫🇷🇮🇹🇬🇧🇯🇵🇨🇳🇩🇪🇵🇹🇪🇸
+81 90 8455 4069 – Hanako 🇯🇵🇬🇧🇨🇳


+81 70 3928 1391 – Jerome 🇫🇷🇮🇹🇬🇧🇯🇵🇨🇳🇩🇪🇵🇹🇪🇸
+81 90 8455 4069 – Hanako 🇯🇵🇬🇧🇨🇳

Donate a tree

Here at Niwamori, we want to bring back nature in the middle of the city.
If you wish to support us, you can send your donations to this : Paypal account

We’ll use the money to buy and multiply trees then share the fruits with the community and neighbors.

Donation menu
10000 Yen = Creation of multi-layer garden box as explained in this free to download e-book
3000 Yen = New tree planted in your name
1000 Yen = New berry bush planted in your name
500 Yen = New seeds for the forest garden