People enjoy online strawberry picking
As the infection of the novel coronavirus continues to spread, people are enjoying strawberry picking using the video conference apps in Moka City, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. Moka City has a catchphrase of "the best strawberry city in Japan".
Strawberry farmers in Moka City use video conference apps to explain to participants the characteristics of various varieties such as the new strawberry variety "Tochiaika" and show them the red fruits. The farmer delivers the strawberries selected by the participants.
The number of tourists at the strawberry farms in Moka City has decreased due to the spread of the novel coronavirus infection. For this reason, city hall officials planned online strawberry picking.
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