A major sightseeing location representing Hokkaido is Farm Tomita with lavender fields and flower gardens. A variety of lavender-flavored sweets are available such as lavender soft-served ice cream, pudding, cream puffs, and other sweets.
Also, they serve lunch meals that use seasonal ingredients. We will take a look at the food and lavender products perfect for gifts.
- Table of Contents
- Lavender Soft-Serve Ice Cream, a Must Eat at Farm Tomita!
- Lavender Crispy Cream Puff Filled with Whipped Cream Mixed with Crushed Lavender
- Many Lunch Time Only Dishes! The Seasonal Vegetables Croquette Curry is Popular
- Top 6 Farm Tomita Souvenirs
- 1. Lavender Oil
- 2. Massage Oil
- 3. Lavender Reed Diffuser
- 4. Aroma Room
- 5. Mini Column Noushi Hayazaki
- 6. Natural series Lavender Soap (The most popular gift!)
- Shop Here for All the Gifts at Farm Tomita
Lavender Soft-Serve Ice Cream, a Must Eat at Farm Tomita!
There are various cafes and shops offering light meals on the big farm. The first must eat item at Farm Tomita is the lavender soft-serve ice cream (cone 300 yen, cup 250 yen).
Mixing lavender extract into fresh Hokkaido cream, this original lavender soft-serve ice cream can only be experienced here.
Taking a bite out of the smooth textured light purple cream, the refreshing lavender flavor expands in your mouth! Another popular item is the cantaloupe soft-serve ice cream with a rich taste, the ice cream is made with Hokkaido cantaloupe juice (cone 300 yen, cup 250 yen).
The Farm Tomita lavender soft-serve ice cream can be purchased at various shops and cafes on the farm. The cantaloupe soft-serve ice cream is sold at Rapport House, Sakiwai Trail and Poppy House.
Lavender Crispy Cream Puff Filled with Whipped Cream Mixed with Crushed Lavender
The shops on the farm also offer original sweets and drinks. The Rapport House offers lavender flavored sweets like the lavender milk custard (420 yen). The lavender crispy cream puff (310 yen), which is the most popular item.
The most popular item is the lavender crispy cream puff (310 yen), crushed lavender is mixed into whipped cream and rich custard then filled into the cookie-like crispy shell. The rich sweet cream and the hint flavor of lavender makes a perfect harmony in your mouth.
Many Lunch Time Only Dishes! The Seasonal Vegetables Croquette Curry is Popular
The farm offers light meals at the café. The most popular dish is the lunchtime-only seasonal Hokkaido vegetables and crispy croquette curry with boiled seasonal vegetable toppings (730 yen).
The freshly fried crispy croquette made from Hokkaido Danshaku potato is soft in the inside, also the sweetness of the potato matches the curry. The curry isn’t spicy so even kids will love it.
They also have other dishes such as Kamifurano pork sausage on Furano bread and Furano Danshaku buttered potato.
Top 6 Farm Tomita Souvenirs
Farm Tomita hasn’t had an entrance fee since they opened. They have managed the farm by selling lavender product gifts. Using lavender harvested at the farm, there are over 300 lavender related gifts. The plethora of gifts are sold at facilities like the Hanabito House and Perfume Workshop. Here are the 6 recommended original gifts selected from Farm Tomita.
1. Lavender Oil
The classic gift at Farm Tomita is the lavender oil (starting at 1,350 yen). Adding few drops into a bath or few drops onto a cotton ball by the pillow will enhance your relaxation. Also you can add drops of lavender oil to potpourri and dry flower when the scent starts to fade.
2. Massage Oil
The massage oil (1,296 yen) mixes lavender oil with vegetable based oil that is gentle on the skin. It can be used as a moisturizer and is great to use after a bath.
3. Lavender Reed Diffuser
The lavender reed diffuser (1,058 yen) is a popular pick from the aromatic selection. The stick absorbs the oil and spreads the gentle scent of lavender through the room. The scent lasts 1 ~ 2 months.
4. Aroma Room
Aroma Room (1,080 yen). If you want to fill you room with the scent of lavender, we recommend this. The sweet and cool fragrant of lavender has an effect to induce sleeping. A good place to place this is the bedroom.
5. Mini Column Noushi Hayazaki
Mini column Noushi Hayazaki (453 yen) is a dried lavender and potpourri in a small bottle that looks like a lavender plant. Not only does it look cute, it has a wonderful scent. It can also be used as a decoration item by placing it on the wall or shelf.
6. Natural series Lavender Soap (The most popular gift!)
The most popular gift at Farm Tomita is the Natural Series: Lavender Soap (712 yen). Heated in a boiler for 100 hours, the soap is then mixed with lavender oil and lavender power. The soap doesn’t include ingredients that induce allergies like artificial coloring and fragrance, parabens and EDTA. With no chemical additives, it is ideal for children and people with sensitive skin. Perfect to use at home or a gift for someone special.
Shop Here for All the Gifts at Farm Tomita
There are various shops on the farm such as the Perfume Workshop, where you can buy gifts and observe the production process, and the Potpourri House, which offers potpourri products. Most of these items can be purchased at the Hanabito House located by the main entrance. Hanabito House has a unique triangular roof and the gift shop Marie is located on the first floor offering original lavender based products made at Farm Tomita.
You can smell and feel the products when selecting your gifts. The second floor has an observation deck and the Tadao Tomita Museum showing the history of the farms founder Todao Tomita. There is also a room to compare fragrances of the different types of lavenders.
The gift shop Marie on the first floor of Hanabito House is the perfect place to look for gifts.
Farm Tomita one of Hokkaido’s main sightseeing site. The scenic landscape of flower fields, Furano Basin and Tokachi Mountain range gives a deep impression to the hearts of the visitors. There are various original products that can be only purchased here and it is a perfect place to buy gifts for your Hokkaido travels.
*Prices and options mentioned are subject to change.
*Unless stated otherwise, all prices include tax.
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