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Meet the Farmer - Suzuki Farm

Sep 14, 2023

How one farmer’s mission to grow Japanese produce in the United States, became one of the most renowned Japanese Farms in the Eastern US.

The Many Types of Negi

Apr 11, 2023

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?

Mar 29, 2023

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 – A. fistulosum is characterized by its non-bulbing nature and hollow green tops. 

How does "hilling" work in Negi production?

Jan 19, 2023

For the characteristic long white stalk – the blanched portion is where the subtle sweet allium flavor is – Negi must be "hilled", sort of like you would when growing potatoes. Soil is pushed to cover the plants so only the green tip is exposed, making the plants elongate further to reach for sunlight. Read on to learn more about how Negi is hilled in Japan. 

Roasted Fioretto and Negi with Shaved Parmesan

Dec 6, 2021

Liven up your menu with roasted Fioretto, Negi and shaved Parmesan. This dish is filled with fresh flavors and beautiful colors. The tender, wine-poached Negi are served on a platter, topped with the roasted Fioretto and tomato mixture, and finished with Balsamic vinegar and shaved Parmesan.

Negi Confit with Whole Grain Mustard Vinaigrette and a Poached Egg

Dec 6, 2021

This Negi Confit with Whole Grain Mustard Vinaigrette and a Poached Egg is an updated twist on the French classic poached leeks with sauce gribiche.

Negi and Turnip Galette

Dec 6, 2021

This fall recipe is a new way of making a leek and turnip tart. Japanese vegetables from the Oishii Nippon Project ar...

Charred Negi with Mexican Corn Salsa

Dec 6, 2021

Charred Negi with Mexican Corn Salsa makes a fantastic side salad and is delicious on its own, as well. Negi is a t...

Negi Cultivation

Aug 19, 2021

In this video, Chris takes us through Negi cultivation and shows us how to get the most out of our Negi crop. We lear...

Cold Negi Salad with Cucumber and Soba Noodles

Aug 16, 2021

This recipe is a perfect lunch or dinner salad that you can add protein or any other kitchen vegetables to. It is end...

How To Grill A Quick Shishimai and Negi Appetizer

Aug 16, 2021

Shishimai, our shishito pepper has a bright, rich flavor making it a perfect for barbeques. Paired with the mild, earthy flavor of Negi, our bunching onion, we have flavor, texture and crowd-pleasing aromatics. This easy appetizer provides some crunch and fun at any lunch or dinner activity.  In the video below, Chris walks us through a simple way to blister these veggies, preferably on a warm summer day with a beer in hand. Enjoy!

Transplanting: Negi

Jul 28, 2021

This article breaks down how to transplant Negi (Japanese bunching onion) for a successful growing season. Our expert, Chris, explains transplanting for both commercial and home gardeners. 


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