Krosengoku Business Cooperative (Hokuryu-cho) opened a store at Kami Sunagawa Seikatsu Marche @ Machi-no-Eki Flat (Kamisunagawa-cho)!

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

On January 22 (Sat.), the town of Kamisunagawa (Mayor Koichi Okuyama) hosted the "Kamisunagawa Seikatsu Marche" at the "Machi-no-Eki Fratto" multi-generational exchange base facility, where the Kuro Sengoku Business Cooperative (Hokuryu-cho, President Yukio Takada) opened a booth.

This will be the second time that KAMISUNAGAWA SEIKATSU MARCHE has been held, following the first one last December.

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Community activity base "Machi-no-Eki Flatto" (Town Station)

Machi no Eki Fratto is a multipurpose hall, opened in November 2017, for the purpose of promoting interaction among local residents and community activities. It is operated mainly by members of the Regional Development Cooperation Volunteers.

まちの駅 ふらっと
Town Station Flatto

The spacious space is used as a community café (offering light meals and drinks), working space, circle activities, health exercises, music event venue, dementia salon, etc., providing a place for multi-generational residents to interact and gather.

Kamisu Nagawa Seikatsu Marche


The day was blessed with clear skies from the morning, and the sun was smiling down on us, making for an invigorating day.

Preparing for Marche for Living

The Marché was held in a family-like atmosphere, with event planning and management, arrangements, preparation, and sales being carried out mainly by members of the Kamisunagawa Town Community Development Cooperation Corps.

Although the event was held for three hours from 11:00 to 14:00, more than 120 people, from children to the elderly, visited the marche one after another from the time the store opened, enjoying the marche in a friendly atmosphere!

Koichi Okuyama, Mayor, Kamisunagawa Town

At the opening, Mayor Koichi Okuyama came to offer encouragement.

奥山光一 町長と一緒に!
Yukio Takada, Chairman of the Board of Directors, with Koichi Okuyama, Mayor of the town!

Kamisunagawa Town Planning Division, Hitoshi Washio, Manager

In addition, Mr. Hitoshi Washio, Manager of the Planning Division of the Town Hall, also joined the event to provide support!

鷲尾仁志 課長も応援に!
Hitoshi Washio, Chief of the department, was also in support!

Kamisunagawa Town Community Development Cooperation Volunteers

Fumiya Chiyozaki (from Hokuryu Town) arrived in August 2020

黒千石事業協同組合・高田幸男 理事長 & 千代崎文哉さん
Kuro Sengoku Business Cooperative, Yukio Takada, President & Fumiya Chiyozaki
Fumiya Chiyozaki & Takuya Katsunaga

The opening of this year's stall was prompted by Mr. Fumiya Chiyozaki, a member of the Kamisunagawa Town Regional Development Cooperation Team.

Mr. Chiyozaki is a native of Hokuryu-cho and lived there until his elementary and junior high school years.Restaurant Mukohi (Hokuryu Town)She is a classmate of Ms. Mina, the daughter of the owner of Sato Co. After moving to Uryu Town, she worked as a local government official and then as an employee of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry before arriving at her current position as a member of the Kamisunagawa Town Community Development Cooperation Volunteer Corps.

Chiyozaki's established websites (including those in operation)

He is self-taught in IT with a view to future independence. He also undertakes the establishment and operation of websites. The websites that Mr. Chiyozaki has consulted on and opened include: Restaurant Mukohi (Hokuryu Town), Laugh Garden (Takikawa City), Press Sorachi (Takikawa City), and Machino-Eki Flat (Kamisunagawa Town).

We are now accepting consultations from those who wish to establish or outsource the operation of their website.

open-style dance

Currently, as a member of the Kamisunagawa Town Community Development Cooperation Team, she manages the Machino-Eki Flat website and conducts dance classes for the elderly utilizing open-style dance (a unique style that mixes various genres such as hiphop and jazz and is in the process of creation)!

Eklund Karl Robin, 34, arrived in April 2018

エクルンド・カール・ロビンさん & 藍さん
Mr. Eklund Carl Robin & Mr. Ai

Moved to Kamisunagawa Town from Sweden. He is involved in blueberry cultivation, renovation of private accommodations, and renovation of town housing.

His wife, Ai Eklund (38), is a vocalist from Chitose City. She loves making sweets, and holds classes on making sweets and singing at "Machi no Eki Flatto" (Town Station).

Takuya Katsunaga (age 28) arrived in June 2020

He is from Sapporo City. He is working to create a mechanism to get more people interested in Kamisunagawa Town by communicating the good points of the town and what he is working on for the future. He is working every day to make people say, "When it comes to town development, Katsucho is the man to call! If you want to revitalize your town, you should go to Katsucho!

Takuya & Reimi Katsunaga

Yuto Saito, 21, arrived in September 2021

Born in Ebetsu City. Currently engaged in various services at "Machi-no-Eki Flat".

Yuto Saito brewing aromatic coffee

Kamisu Nagawa Seikatsu Marche, open a stall

  • Whimsy Farm:cheese and coffee
  • Kuro Sengoku Business Cooperative:Kuro Sengoku Soybeans, Kuro Sengoku Soybean Meat, Kuro Sengoku soybean flour
  • Laughing Garden:BATTERA SUSHI, SHIRAOKU beef hamburger steak, homemade salted fish paste, sweet and spicy miso paste, and all-purpose konomidare
  • Soreiyu (support for continuous employment support type B business):Shiitake mushrooms and kikurage mushrooms
  • Machi no Eki Flat:Bread, baked goods, Kamisunagawa curry, rice (Uryu rice), meat (Eniwa snow pork) vegetables
  • Okuyama Farm:potato (Solanum tuberosum)

Kimagure Farm (Kamisunagawa Town)

Whimsy Ranch Cheese & Cheese Roasting Coffee

Whimsy Ranch Cheese & Coffee
Whimsical Cheese & Cheese Exclusive Home Roasted Coffee

❖ Completely additive-free, 45+ day aged wash cheese, goat cheese

  • Kiragure Aira:Cheese washed with whisky Islay malt
  • Whimsical Maru:Cheese made with marl, a distilled spirit made from grape pomace
  • Whimsical Osake:Cheese washed down with Shintotsukawa's local sake, "Kinpitaiku
whimsical air-launched cheese

❖ Home-roasted coffee exclusively for cheese

  • Coffee created by blending & roasting methods that suit each cheese.
  • whimsical blend
  • Township reduction blend

The product is introduced at Hokkaido Dosanko Plaza Sapporo as a new product to be launched in January 2022!

Kuro Sengoku Business Cooperative (Hokuryu Town)

Kuro Sengoku Soybeans, Kuro Sengoku Soybean Meat, Kuro Sengoku Bean Rice Set, Kuro Sengoku Kinako (soybean flour)

Kuro Sengoku Soybeans, Kuro Sengoku Soybean Meat, Kuro Sengoku Bean Rice Set, Kuro Sengoku soybean flour
Enthusiastic explanation by President Takata

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Hokuryu Town Portal

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Laughing Garden (Takikawa City)

❖ Batella sushi, Shiro-Ou beef hamburger steak, salted squid, secret mushrooms, Dosan-kko white yakiniku sauce, all-purpose konomidare, umami sauce, chirimen shiso juice

BATTERA sushi, squid pickled in salt, Shiraoi beef hamburger steak
White Yakiniku Sauce, All-purpose Konomidare, Umami Sauce, Chirimen Shiso Juice
Hamburger steak made with 100% Shiraoi beef
Staff recommendation!
木戸口寛 代表と一緒に!
Hiroshi Kidoguchi with the representative!
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Soreiyu (Type B continuous employment support business office, Kamisunagawa-cho)

❖ Shiitake mushrooms and kikurage mushrooms

Shiitake mushrooms, kikurage mushrooms, and Uryu rice
Large size shiitake mushrooms from Kamisunagawa Town

Uryu Rice (Uryu Town)

❖ Uryu rice grown at Fumiya Chiyozaki's parents' home

Mr. Chiyozaki personally packs the rice into bags and attaches an original seal.

Yumepiri "Uryu Rice" produced in Uryu Town tastes good even when cold!

Machinoeki Flat, Okuyama Farm (Sunagawa Town)

❖ Bread, baked goods, KAMISUNAGAWA curry, meat (Eniwa's Snow Country pastured pork), various vegetables, potatoes (Okuyama Farm)

Various breads & cookies
Various vegetables
Vegetables are abundant!
Snow country pastured pork (from Eniwa Town)

Machi no Eki Flatto" was newly established in Kamisunagawa-cho to serve not only as a café, but also as a place for multi-generational exchange by hosting various events...

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KAMISUNAGAWA Curry & Kimagure Blend Coffee for take-out

The venue was filled with the delicious aroma of "KAMISUNAGAWA Curry" and "Kimagure Blend Coffee" being offered for take-out.

The home-roasted Coffee Whimsy Blend coffee is a fruity, full-bodied coffee with a perfect balance of acidity and bitterness!

curry and rice

KAMISUNA Curry is a sweet curry based on tomatoes simmered over low heat for a long time!

Kamisuna Curry for take-out
Conversation was lively!

The venue was crowded with a large crowd!

Everyone who visited enjoyed shopping with a smile and conversation, each picking up their favorite delicious food items!

The venue was crowded with a large crowd!
Family friendly!

The "Machi no Eki Flatto" is a place where people overflowing with boundless love for Kamisunagawa Town gather and connect with each other, creating interactions that transcend generations.

We wish you endless love, gratitude, and prayers at the "Kamizunagawa Seikatsu Marche," a healing space where anyone can stop by casually and in a relaxed atmosphere.

With thanks to the healing space "Machi no Eki Flat"!

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◇ Photography and Editing: Noboru Terauchi Reporting and Writing: Ikuko Terauchi

Town Station Flatto

地図:まちの駅 ふらっと1-5, Chuokita 1jo 4-chome, Kamisunagawa-cho, Sorachi-gun, Hokkaido
Tel: 0125-74-6400
Business hours] 10:00-17:00
Order 11:00-16:30
Closed on Thursday and Sunday
Parking] Coin-operated parking nearby
Website]Machino-Eki Flatto" official website


地図:まちの駅 ふらっと40-10, Aza Kamisunagawa-cho, Kamisunagawa-cho, Sorachi-gun, Hokkaido
Tel: 0125-62-2011 (main)
Area] Approximately 40 square kilometers (the smallest area in the province)
Population] 2,702 (December 31, 2021)
Main Industries] Companies that were attracted to the area after the coal mines were closed are now operating. Major industries are manufacturing, service, and construction. Specialty product is shiitake mushrooms.
Town tree] Haru elm [Town flower] Shiba-zakura (moss phloxinus)
Website]Hokkaido Kamisunagawa Town Official Website

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