Kristyn Leach

December 2, 2016

The Umami Reader: The Taco Bell Cheetos Quesadilla and Other Food Monstrosities

by Sarah Han

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– Fast food chains will release one-off products in other countries that we’ll never see on menus in the States.

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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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April 21, 2014

Umamiventure #35: Kitazawa Seed Talk @ Namu Farm (Sunol)

by Kayoko Akabori

It’s been forever since we’ve organized an Umamiventure in its purely old-school, meet-up spirit. Remember, when I would randomly announce an event, a little bit out of the neighborhood, and we would meet up at said location no matter how long it took to get there?

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October 17, 2013

Snack Break: Rockin’ Out to the Harvest Moon at Namu Farm Chuseok

by Melissa Gordon


If any of you are lucky enough to have a friend who is a farmer in Northern California, you know what I mean when I say that they are the rockstars around these parts — the Beyoncé’s of the food game.

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May 28, 2013

The Forest Feast: From Namu Farm to Namu Table

by Erin Gleeson

For each quarterly issue of Edible San Francisco magazine this year, I am doing a “farm to table, in one afternoon” story to show the origins of a dish served at a San Francisco restaurant.

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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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February 15, 2013

Upcoming Event: Seed Season: Planting + Garden Caretaking

by Kayoko Akabori

Kitazawa Seed Company will be unable to join our event this Saturday. But Kristyn Leach of Namu Farm will be here to talk about planting, and garden upkeep.

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