Culture Shock happens when you discover a new item for the first time. You will be notified (see image) and with awarded SP (Shock Points). They can be used to change your 'vogue' which will influence the habit of Felynes.
Mining is unlocked by giving the Head Miner (採掘長) 3 Mining Oil (採掘の油) to break the huge boulder. You can obtain the Mining Oil either by fishing or by gathering in the flower spot next to the Director (園長).
The farming fields are unlocked by doing the Head Farmer's (農園長) quest: a quiz. Only one question can be answered per day. The answers are:
Bug sanctuary (bug catch)
Bug sanctuary is unlocked by giving Bug-catching Official (虫取り係) "Big Insect Cage" (大事な虫捕りかご) and "Big Insect Net"(大事な虫捕りあみ).
Both items can be obtained by fishing.
In addition to the Farm Boss' quiz there are others throughout the game. This section will provide the correct answers:
|From: 農園長||From: Head Farmer|
1. What's the cucumber's Season?
2. Which part of the potato am I eating?
3. Which of these is my fiance?
|From: ニャーブル||From: Nyaburu|
1. The Common Beetles and Stag Beetles are horned _____?
2. Which bugs do Praying Mantises eat?
3. Which bug is in this village?
|From: サファイア||From: Sapphire|
1. Which is a type of ore? Rounded Egg or Earth Crystal?
2. The value of jewelery is measured in what? Carats or Meters?
3. Ore is collected with what? Pickaxe or BBQ Spit?
4. Which is higher in purity? Pure Crystal or Iron Ore?
5. Which ore has a higher PP value? Rainbow Ore or Armor Sphere?