February 9, 2020
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
~ Generation Z thinks about the future of “food” and “agriculture” through ramen ~
The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is implementing a new national movement, “Think about Japan through food. Nippon Food Shift,” which focuses on deepening the connection between food and agriculture.
This time, we are holding two events, “Thinking about Japan from food. NIPPON FOOD SHIFT FES. Hokkaido” and “From food to Japan,” which will be an opportunity to think together about the issues facing Japanese food and the future we aim for, mainly for the Z generation, who will be responsible for the next generation. Thinking.NIPPON FOOD SHIFT FES.Fukuoka” will be held.
1. Schedule and location
■Think about Japan from the perspective of food. NIPPON FOOD SHIFT FES.Hokkaido
Date: February 15 (Tuesday) to 21 (Monday) 9:00 to 20:00
Venue: Tsutaya Bookstore, Ebetsu, Hokkaido (14-1 Ranchcho, Ebetsu City)
■Think about Japan from the perspective of food. NIPPON FOOD SHIFT FES.Fukuoka
Date: February 19 (Saturday) and 20 (Sunday) 11:00-17:30
Venue: El Gala Passage Square, Daimaru Fukuoka Tenjin Store, Fukuoka Prefecture
(1-4-1 Tenjin, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City)
* The talk session will be held as a public recording without setting up a viewing space at the venue to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus infection.
YouTube live distribution URL: https://youtu.be/I-dCPgDCKn8 (external link)
2. Main event contents
On February 20 (Sunday), Generation Z will hold a[Talk Session]to think about the future of “food” and “agriculture” through “ramen” via YouTube live distribution.
Local university students from both Hokkaido and Fukuoka prefectures visited the wheat used in the noodles of the local ramen and the vegetables used as ingredients, from the production site to the manufacturing factory, and once again learned about everyday food and its background. We will present what we have learned and noticed from facing a certain agriculture from the unique perspective of Generation Z.
This talk session will be held simultaneously at two venues, “NIPPON FOOD SHIFT FES. Hokkaido” (Ebetsu City, Hokkaido) and “NIPPON FOOD SHIFT FES. Fukuoka” (Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture), inviting guest MCs from each venue. To do. Both venues will be connected online and presentations will be alternated so that each presentation will lead to new learning and awareness.
In addition, based on the results of the “Awareness Survey on Food and Agriculture” conducted for students in Hokkaido, Fukuoka Prefecture, and Tokyo, we will discuss the issues facing agriculture and farming villages and the future of Japanese agriculture. , 3 generation Z freely conduct crosstalk.
In addition, both venues will hold[Marche]where you can enjoy shopping while communicating directly with local producers who are practicing various initiatives for the future of food.
Furthermore, in Hokkaido, from February 15th (Tuesday) to 21st (Monday), a project that connects the dining table and agriculture with “books”, “Tsutaya Bookstore is Nippon Food Shift” will be held at the same time. We will develop[exhibitions and experiences]of how to enjoy “food” and “farming” proposed by bookstore staff from various angles.
■ Hokkaido Venue Hiroyuki Morisaki
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A member of the theater unit “TEAM NACS”. Formed in 1996 with Oizumi, Yasuda, Totsugi, and Otoo from the Hokkai Gakuen University Theater Study Group, and serves as the leader. He has written and directed many productions. Personally, in 2008, I started the program “Hiroyuki Morisaki’s Agri Kingdom Hokkaido”, which covers Hokkaido’s food from all angles and reviews the way food should be. He is a certified rice sommelier, and has been disseminating the importance of food education and the splendor of Hokkaido at lectures and other events.
■ Fukuoka Venue Koji Nakajima
Born in 1965, 56 years old. Graduated from Seinan Gakuin University. He has a regular program on TV and radio mainly in Fukuoka and is active under the nickname “Nakaji”. He is the tourism ambassador for Omuta City and the public relations ambassador for the Hakata Police Station. He is also well versed in local food, such as posting many videos of eating delicious Fukuoka cuisine on his own YouTube channel.
For details, please see the attached document or the Nippon Food Shift official website.
Think about Japan from food. NIPPON FOOD SHIFT FES.Hokkaido
URL: https://nippon-food-shift.maff.go.jp/fes/hokkaido202202/ (external link)
・Think about Japan from the perspective of food. NIPPON FOOD SHIFT FES.Fukuoka
URL: https://nippon-food-shift.maff.go.jp/fes/fukuoka202202/ (external link)
*The content of this event may change due to measures to prevent the spread of new coronavirus infection and requests and policies from government agencies.
Attachment[Attachment]Overview of “Thinking about Japan through food. NIPPON FOOD SHIFT FES. Hokkaido” (PDF: 2,082KB)
[Attachment]Overview of “Thinking about Japan through food. NIPPON FOOD SHIFT FES. Fukuoka” (PDF: 1,269KB)
Food Security Office, Policy Division, Minister’s Secretariat
Person in charge: Okuizumi, Kojima, Himeno, Sato
Representative: 03-3502-8111 (extension 3805)
Nippon Food Shift OfficialWEBSite https://nippon-food-shift.maff.go.jp (external link)
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