Ikigai Diet a One Day Workshop with Sachiaki Takamiya, Sachiyo

Sunday, 28 July, 2019 - 09:30 to 16:30
Huxhams Cross Farm TQ9 6AA

Ikigai is a Japanese word meaning something that motivates you to live, something that gives you meaning and purpose to live. Ikigai Diet is a diet to help you live with Ikigai. It is a diet to help you stay young and healthy to enjoy your 100-year life, and through practicing Ikigai Diet, you will be physically and mentally balanced, and be able to connect with your source.

In this one day workshop you will have the opportunity to explore the topics What is and Ikigai Diet, Eating and farming, Fermented food, Living with Bacteria
What to Eat - Ichibutsu Zentai Shoku: eating food as a whole, The Secret of Japanese Longevity - not in what we ate, but how we ate. You will be able to take take part in discussions, lectures and practical elements to help understand the Ikigai Diet and how you can Incorporate it into your everyday life.

About the facilitator
Sachiaki Takamiya is a writer and the founder of Ikigai Diet which is based on the traditional Japanese diet with the recent trends in Japanese health culture. He lives in a small rural town called Hino in Shiga Prefecture Japan with his wife Sachiyo and son Takumi. He grows vegetables using the Kawaguchi style natural farming. Sachiaki is involved in a local network in Hino which aims to shift the town to be more sustainable. There are about 20 families in the network, and many of its members raise children naturally, grow food naturally, and live in traditional Japanese houses.