1.The producer supports the Yotsuba Producer Charter and is engaged in the production
of produce as the utmost respect and belief of the charter.
2.Farming method With farming that utilizes the characteristics of each region that
has been passed down in the climate and natural features of Japan as the foundation,
crop rotation will be respected, soil will be prepared using organic fertilizers, and produce
will be produced without any form of pesticides or chemical herbicides.
However, in cases where it is determined that there may be a detrimental impact to
production, the above standards can be partially and temporarily deviated from on
the prerequisite of full disclosure of all facts.
3.Agricultural field The agricultural field that will be used must be one on which
produce has been produced continuously for at least three years using the farming
method stipulated in (2) above.
4.Seeds Use of seeds of genetically modified crops is prohibited. Organically cultivated
seeds and seedlings must be used so long as they can be acquired.
5.Environmental protection From the perspective of protecting the surrounding
environment, thorough considerations must be made regarding the organic fertilizer
used on agricultural fields and agricultural materials used in production.
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