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"This 104-year-old Oakland seed company makes traditional cooking possible for Asian Americans"

Melanie Wong | Jul 5, 202101:21 PM     15

Berkleyside did a nice profile on Oakland's Kitazawa Seed Company.

"Right now, Shiroyama says the most popular seed varieties for home gardeners to plant for a summer harvest are Japanese cucumbers, perilla (good for salads, rice, or pickling) and Japanese white turnip."

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Kitazawa's website for online ordering:
https://www.kitazawaseed.com/

Kitazawa Seed Company has helped Asian Americans eat traditional foods

Based in Oakland, Kitazawa Seed Company specializes in seeds to grow vegetables common to Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Indian and Thai cuisine.

www.berkeleyside.org
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