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おいしい湧水と、日本一長い日照時間に恵まれた八ヶ岳の麓。その大地は私たち人間に、心の安らぎと豊かな暮らしをあたえます。春、鮮やかな黄緑の木々と、色とりどりの小鳥たち。牧場通りには乳牛を引く青年。夏、天を見上げれば群青の空に広がるきらきらの星。秋、実りの季節はお祭りの季節。そして冬、人は薪で暖をとり、外は銀世界。雪原に続く動物たちの足跡。八ヶ岳の麓には、美しく巡る四季、豊かな食材、そして自然とともに生きようと努力する人々がいます。エイトマーケットは、八ヶ岳に集まった農家・食のプロフェッショナル、自然体を愛する作家、そんな人々の手から生み出される「こだわり」を発信するためにできました。

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"The foothills of the Yatsugatake are blessed with fresh spring water and Japan's longest daylight hours. This environment, abundant with nature, allows us humans to live a peaceful and fulfilling life. Spring brings brightness with tree leaves in all shades of green and an array of colorful little birds. Young farmhands are tending to dairy cows on one of many ranch roads you many come upon in the area. When you look up to the heavens in the summer, the ultramarine skies are filled with sparkling stars. Fall is the season of harvest, which brings the season of festivities. In the winter, people seek warmth by wood fires while the outside turns to a silvery world of snow, dotted with the footprints of wild animals.
In the foothills of the Yatsugatake, you will find four distinct seasons that each bring their own amazing beauty, a bounty of rich local food sources, and people who are making an effort to live in harmony with nature.
Eight Market was bourne from the hands of local farmers, artisans and food industry professionals, all focused on 'kodawari'"