Tohoku's Tasty Turnaround


28m 00s
Broadcast on March 11, 2023 Available until September 11, 2023

The earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan's Tohoku region 12 years ago caused severe damage to its agriculture and fishing industries. This episode features some enthusiastic entrepreneurs who are working to revive the region through locally produced food and beverage businesses.

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