Japan Agricultural Cooperatives have provided locals access to fresh produce directly from farmers. Also known as JA Group, this organization provides farmers with comprehensive support. The JA Group has expanded across Japan, providing diverse communities with high-quality, affordable agricultural products.
So, what does this mean for travelers? During your journey to Okinawa, you’ll have the chance to visit farmers’ markets spread throughout many of the island’s major cities and towns.
In Nago City, JA Farmers' Market Yanbaru presents native fruits like tankan, shikuwasa lime, and island pineapple. With several more JA Group markets across Okinawa, you won’t have to travel far to find one.
• Address: 4-6-37 Miyazato, Nago City, Okinawa 905-0011
• Operating hours: Daily from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
How to get to JA Farmers Market Yanbaru: From Naha Airport, take the No. 111 bus to the Nago bus terminal stop. You can also rent a car, heading north on Route 58 of the Okinawa Expressway and you will reach JA Farmers' Market Yanbaru.