Breaking ground: Young farmers embrace urban agriculture in Tokyo

Kei Kawana’s kingdom is Neighbor’s Farm, a 2,000-square-meter plot overlooked by the Tama Monorail, which regularly zips by overhead. This March, she celebrated her first year of agricultural activity, the culmination of many years of patient work, planning and wading through bureaucracy.Kawana, an alumna of the University of Tokyo Graduate School of Agriculture and Life […]

Breaking ground: Young farmers embrace urban agriculture in Tokyo

Kei Kawana’s kingdom is Neighbor’s Farm, a 2,000-square-meter plot overlooked by the Tama Monorail, which regularly zips by overhead. This March, she celebrated her first year of agricultural activity, the culmination of many years of patient work, planning and wading through bureaucracy.Kawana, an alumna of the University of Tokyo Graduate School of Agriculture and Life […]

Bio Labo House: Miica Fran’s experimental zero-waste kitchen

Food creator Miica Fran is on a mission to save the planet through her “special healing power” of salvaging and savoring vegetables.Fran runs an experimental zero-waste kitchen, Bio Labo House, out of aVin, a wine shop and bar specializing in bio wines from Rhone and Provence, on a cozy street in Tokyo’s Meguro Ward. Despite […]

Breaking ground: Young farmers embrace urban agriculture in Tokyo

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Kei Kawana’s kingdom is Neighbor’s Farm, a 2,000-square-meter plot overlooked by the Tama Monorail, which regularly zips by overhead. This March, she celebrated her first year of agricultural activity, the culmination of many years of patient work, planning and wading through bureaucracy.Kawana, an alumna of the University of Tokyo Graduate School of Agriculture and […]

Bio Labo House: Miica Fran’s experimental zero-waste kitchen

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Food creator Miica Fran is on a mission to save the planet through her “special healing power” of salvaging and savoring vegetables.Fran runs an experimental zero-waste kitchen, Bio Labo House, out of aVin, a wine shop and bar specializing in bio wines from Rhone and Provence, on a cozy street in Tokyo’s Meguro Ward. […]

C.W. Nicol, an uncompromising environmentalist who possessed a deep humanity

Author and environmentalist C.W. Nicol died in Tokyo on Friday following complications related to a recent surgery. As a long-standing contributor to The Japan Times, we asked his equally long-standing editor, Andrew Kershaw, to write a few words in memory of the award-winning conservationist. Vía Life – The Japan Times https://ift.tt/2RqaXwz

C.W. Nicol, an uncompromising environmentalist who possessed a deep humanity

Author and environmentalist C.W. Nicol died in Tokyo on Monday following complications related to a recent surgery. As a long-standing contributor to The Japan Times, we asked his equally long-standing editor, Andrew Kershaw, to write a few words in memory of the award-winning conservationist. Vía Life – The Japan Times https://ift.tt/2RqaXwz

C.W. Nicol, an uncompromising environmentalist who possessed a deep humanity

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Author and environmentalist C.W. Nicol died in Tokyo on Monday following complications related to a recent surgery. As a long-standing contributor to The Japan Times, we asked his equally long-standing editor, Andrew Kershaw, to write a few words in memory of the award-winning conservationist. Vía https://ift.tt/2RqaXwz

Restaurant review: Ho Land in Wan Chai – traditional Cantonese cuisine done well

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Cuisine: CantonesePrice: About HK$450 without drinks or the service charge.Ambience: Very quiet on the night we visited. There was only one other table in the main dining room we were in, but we could hear a group of guests in a private room, who sounded as if they were having a very good time.Pros: […]

Corona Maker Grupo Modelo Suspends Production in Mexico

While American breweries have been classified “essential businesses,” and therefore are allowed to stay open during the coronavirus pandemic, the same is not true in other parts of the world. On Thursday, Grupo Modelo, the Mexican-based parent company of Corona, Modelo, Pacifico, and other brands, announced in a press release that it will suspend beer […]