In Ishidera, Wazuka Town, Kyoto Prefecture, where tea plantations spread all over the mountainside, Yukie Yano (44 years old) runs Wazukaya, a shop that specializes in tea soba noodles made with tea grown in Wazuka Town. This is an old folk house built about 150 years ago, and there are seats inside that overlook the tea plantation. During the spring tea-picking season, this popular shop attracts more than 50 people during lunch hours.

Articles are excerpts from reports and news in the Kyoto Shimbun. Due to automatic translation, some expressions may not be accurate.