Garden


March 23, 2015

Upcoming Event: How to Grow Japanese Herbs with Kitazawa Seed Co. + Namu Farm

by Kayoko Akabori

We are excited to announce a special morning event with our great friends Maya Shiroyama of Kitazawa Seed Co., and Kristyn Leach of Namu Farm.

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June 4, 2013

MOTOism: My Vegetable Garden

by Moto Yamamoto

As you’ve seen from my previous posts, my current apartment has a nice-sized balcony, which gets wonderful sunlight. 

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May 24, 2013

Event Recap: Seed Season: Planting + Garden Caretaking

by Kayoko Akabori

On a lovely spring day, we hosted an event focused on seed season and gardening. One of our most popular items at Umami Mart are the Asian vegetable and fruit seeds by the Kitazawa Seed Company — so we knew that many people in our community would be interested in a gardening event.

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December 12, 2012

Fridgin’ Out: The Ramen Shaman + Roommates

by Will VanderWyden

Ah, the joy of roommates. The Ramen Shaman lives with three other dudes in a house in Los Angeles, meaning our fridge is war zone of groceries for four people each cooking for one.

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September 29, 2010

Skankynaiva: The Danish Orangerie

by Anders Arhoj

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What defines youth? 
Is it the age of our bodies when they’re crisp and fresh and still full of get go?

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September 15, 2010

Skankynavia: My Mom’s Kitchen

by Anders Arhoj

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It’s finally fall in Denmark, everything is moody, rainy, rotting and falling apart. It’s my favourite part of the year.

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August 11, 2010

Skankynavia: The Art of Growing Shiso

by Anders Arhoj

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I am not a gardener.

I have no interest in physical labour, no patience for watching stuff grow and I’m always too busy for watering.

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May 4, 2010

Culinography: Rainbow Chard

by Erin Gleeson

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My mother grows rainbow chard in her garden. I held this yellow leaf up to the sun for a photo.

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May 10, 2009

Mom’s Garden

by Erin Gleeson

On a recent trip to see my family in Sonoma County, I took some photos in my Mom’s beautiful little vegetable garden that is surrounded by redwood trees.

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