Autumn 2017 issue, Vol.37

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The Secret to Noguchi Kanko's Popularity

NOGUCHI KANKO HOTEL PROFESSIONAL GAKUIN

In April this year, NOGUCHI KANKO HOTEL PROFESSIONAL GAKUIN will open in Tomakomai. What does the project hope to achieve?

2018/01/10

Professionals from the north

“Chicken rice was my father’s dish”

In Hokkaido, mention Bibai and many people will think of “chicken rice” and “yakitori” (grilled chicken). The former filled the stomachs of laborers from the pioneer period, the latter of those from the golden age of coalmining.

2017/12/27

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The course from American to Danish

In Hokkaido, there was another trend separate to the American-style agriculture established by Clark and Edwin Dun.

2017/12/20

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No. 2 Farm: an Artist’s Delight

How did the artists Mr Honda Seiji and Ms Kanbara Midori envision Farm No. 2 during conceptualization?

2017/12/13

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Creating possibilities of the museum by developing Farm No. 2 × Art

Farm No. 2 and the exhibition are part of the Hokkaido University Museum. We considered the new approach by the museum and artists using Farm No. 2 as the stage.

2017/12/06

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From trout fishing on the Toyohira River to the history of dairy farming in Hokkaido

Edwin Dun and Thomas Blakiston. The two men's relationship is a little-known chapter in the history of Western-style agriculture in Hokkaido.

2017/12/06

Town management by Mitsui Fudosan

Hokkaido’s 150th Anniversary Project “Mitsui Fudosan × Akarenga Illuminations”

The Former Hokkaido Government Office is Hokkaido’s best-known symbol, which is decorated with illuminations as one of Hokkaido’s 150th Anniversary Project. You must see it.

2017/12/06

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The view as seen through a guided tour

Walking under a clear autumn sky with a volunteer guide on the “Farm No. 2 Guided tour”

2017/11/29

Professionals from the north

Trees Tell Us about the Geological Features 500 Years Ago and Climate Change

There are many wood craftsmen in Hokkaido. But how many buy different kinds of logs and let them season for years? Mr. Sasaki creates expressive dishes in the Tokachi area.

2017/11/29

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Modern Eastern Asia can be seen from Nanae

How did the West view Eastern Asia, Japan and Ezo during the final period of the Tokugawa shogunate? The Gaertner Farm that once existed in the town of Nanae allows us to consider another historical map of Hokkaido.

2017/11/22

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