Nonagricultural firms helping farms rebound

May 14, 2013

Nonagricultural firms helping farms rebound

by Hiroko Nakata

Close to Narita International Airport, on a 6.7-hectare patch of ground where spinach, radishes, “komatsuna” and carrots are grown, stands a white sign with the words “Lawson Farm” in blue lettering. The farm, in the city of Katori, is indeed run by convenience store ...