Posts Tagged "Oikawa"

Premiere of A New Moon Over Tokohu

Linda Ohama’s new film, A New Moon Over Tokohu, premiered at the Vancouver International Film Festival. I had the opportunity to meet with her and two special guests from Japan, Kanako and Sera Sasaki, at a celebration organized by Consul…

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Oikawa Plants – Sept 21

Oikawa plants continue to grow!

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Making Good Food a Tradition

I was thinking about how we are promoting locally produced food, for example through farmers’ markets. To some it may seem like a new shopping trend, but it’s actually not new and it’s a tradition in the Japanese Canadian community.
I…

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Oikawa Heritage Seeds – one week later

I planted the Oikawa heritage seeds a week ago. See August 31st blog entry. Here are my seeds one week later. I have plants growing!

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Oikawa Heritage Seeds

I planted some Oikawa heritage seeds today. The plants are known as “Oikawa Nappa.” In 1906, eighty people (including Oikawa family) from a village in Japan made an arduous journey to BC on a ship called the Suian Maru.
There is…

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