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Japanese American Floral Industry Panel
October 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Contra Costa Library hosted a virtual panel about the Japanese American floral industry on October 26, 2021. The virtual event featured Growing a Community‘s Project Director, Dana Ogo Shew, presenting an overview of the industry. Ken Kokka’s documentary, Blossom and Thorns, was screened, courtesy of the Contra Costa JACL. Dana then moderated a panel with Flora Ninomiya and James Oshima, whose families had flower nurseries in Richmond. Watch the recording here: https://youtu.be/7gQNqFWLoVU”>e/7gQNqFWLoVU