Namu Gaji: San Francisco’s Natural Farm Restaurant

A still image from Final Straw filming with head farmer Kristyn Leach of Namu Farm in San Francisco Bay Area

Posted November 13, 2013

Praised both locally and internationally, Namu is helping us re-define what ‘good food’ really means.

Week in Western Japan

Posted May 15, 2012

This week we filmed in Osaka, Nara, and Fukuoka, and each day was full of fresh local food. In Nara, our amazing Japanese interpreter and I spent an extended weekend withYoshikazu Kawaguchi, a natural farmer who runs a free monthly farming class, including free practice farming plots for students; about 300 students were in attendance […]

Yoshikazu Kawaguchi – Day 1

Posted May 11, 2012

We had our first meeting with a Japanese natural farmer today, and it was an amazing one. Yoshikazu Kawaguchi has written several books and is a “natural farming” icon in Japan. Today, he invited us to his home near Nara, Japan, where we talked over tea and the most juicy, crisp, and sweet peas I […]