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Quick Pickled Murasaki Fioretto

A quick cauliflower pickle that sets in 15 minutes, made with sweet and tangy vinegar that adds a bright flavor. Watch the color of the Murasaki Fioretto cauliflower change from deep purple to bright fuchsia! 

The Fields Edge: Meet Alex Wenger

It’s not very often that you are in a room full of plant breeders – the scientists and seed savers behind our diverse...

Ohba Shiso 大葉 Onigiri

A twist to the classic Onigiri using Ohba Shiso!

Goma-ae 胡麻和え with Tatsu Komatsuna

Learn how to make a the classic Japanese staple Goma-ae using Tatsu Komatsuna.

Tender Grilled Negi

The simplest way to enjoy Negi is by grilling it with oil, salt and pepper until delectably tender. Perhaps you have...

Crisp and Healthy, Saku Saku

Crunchy, crisp and refreshing, this salad cabbage is arguably one of the most versatile vegetables in Japanese cooking. It's also a nutritional improvement over lettuce – learn more about its nutritional value and test it in your next salad. 

Transplanting Saku Saku Cabbage

You've successfully sown your Saku Saku and seen them sprout out of their seed coats, or maybe you've bought cabbage seedlings at your local farm or garden center – what's next? We are sharing some tips for transplanting your baby cabbage plants into the ground.  

The Many Types of Negi

Is Negi the same as scallions, or green onions? How are they related to Leeks? How many types of Negi are there? “Negi” can be a confusing term as it is used to describe a few different types of Allium fistulosum. When translated, Negi becomes “green onion”, but this doesn’t work too well when you dig deeper.

Are Negi the same as Leeks?

These little black seeds might look similar to onion or leek, but they contain the genetic ingredients for the succulent, hollow leaves and long white stalks of Long Negi.While related, Negi is a different species from its Allium cousins – Allium fistulosum is characterized by its non-bulbing nature and hollow green tops. Learn more about the difference between Negi and their relatives, including Leeks. 

Fruit Logistica 2023 – Thank you, Berlin!

We were so grateful to attend this year's Fruit Logistica event at Messe Berlin, and share the story of the Oishii Ni...

Happy Lunar New Year, Year of the Usagi

The above is part of a 3-panel woodblock work by Utagawa Kunisada c. 1850, called "Actors as Lion Dancers".  With th...

Summer Festival Farmers Market with Suzuki Farm and Sunrise Mart

We are so excited to collaborate with Sunrise Mart and Suzuki Farm to offer Japanese vegetables at the Summer Festival at Japan Village this year. This is the second annual Summer Festival – last year's event brought over 2000 people to the courtyard to enjoy performances, games, food and much more. 

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