this post is sponsored by The Japan Foundation, Center for Global Partnership
On Friday December 17 at 8pm ET, join a free online event with two experts to discuss food culture in the Edo era through the lens of mottainai.
Mottainai, a Japanese word encompassing the spirit of getting the most out of everything, took root in Edo period Japan (1603-1868). Edo period experts Professor Kamatani Kaoru and Professor Azby Brown will discuss food culture in the Edo era through the lens of mottainai, a grassroots mentality that was pervasive throughout the Edo period and discuss the inspiration we can take way for today’s global community.
Tune into this 2nd installment, “Edo’s Eco Life for Today: Part 2 – Food Culture in the Edo Era,” on Dec. 17 at 8pm ET: https://www.youtube.com/c/TheJapanFoundationCGPNY. And if you missed part 1, you can find it right here.