Cultivate & Eat Planting Set - Wasabina Mustard Greens
A cold-tolerant leaf, Wasabina Mustard Greens seeds thrive in cooler seasons for a fresh alternative to winter stews. Wasabina has a spicy, wasabi-like flavor that infuses dishes with a sharp spice. Use of its leaves range according to the season: fresh, young leaves suit salads and garnishes, while mature leaves make delicious stir-fried and sauteed dishes. This ingenious cultivation kit includes seeds, peat mix, and growing instructions, all packaged up and tied in the style of a traditional Japanese rice bag.
About Cultivate + Eat
When we grow our own food, we become more attuned to our ecosystem, strengthening the relationship between our food, our earth, and our bodies. Cultivate + Eat is an effort to get involved in every step of our meal, starting from the very beginning. Their kits contain rare Japanese seeds you can grow right at home to make delicious Japanese dishes. Just add water directly into the paper bag (it is lined with plastic to prevent decay) and begin to grow your own greens, transplanting to a larger pot when ready.
Contains: Wasabina Seeds, Peat Mix, Set of Instructions
Dimensions: Length: 5.5" Width: 3.4”
Care: Add water directly into the paper bag, transplanting to a larger pot when ready.
Made in Japan
MT Washi Tape - Grid
From sealing a lunch bag to wrapping a special gift, the world of washi tape is a playground for the creative mind. Washi tape is made from translucent Japanese rice paper and comes in an endless spectrum of colors and patterns. It features a gentle adhesive, making it easy to stick on and tear off without damaging any surfaces. Its soft, tactile texture and colorful prints are perfect for craft projects- use it to customize and decorate notebooks, letters, labels, packages, and even your walls!
About MT Washi Tape
Washi tape was invented by MT, a 100-year-old company specializing in paper adhesives. In 2006, the company received notice that three women in Tokyo had been using their utility tapes to make beautiful craft projects. Inspired by their creativity, MT invited the women to tour the factory and began developing an entirely new type of colorful, adaptable tape that could be used for creative projects. Today, washi tape comes in thousands of colors, prints, and designs, and has a cult following among crafters and stationery aficionados throughout the world.
Materials: Washi Paper
Dimensions: Diameter: 1/2"
Yamato Indigo Dye - 10g
Looking for a weekend crafting project? Look no further than Shibori, a sophisticated indigo textile dyeing technique. Often referred to as “Japanese tie-dye”, Shibori dyeing uses clamping and binding techniques to create beautiful white and indigo patterns. Yamato Indigo is a natural powder dye consisting of extracts from indigo plants, which makes it non-toxic and safe for use for all ages. Simply mix it with water and start dyeing- no heating or fermentation is necessary. Use to dye cotton, silk, leather, even wood... the possibilities are endless!
Includes instructions. Learn how to Shibori dye your own creations on Rikumo Journal.
About Curious Corners
Curious Corners was founded in 2014 in New York City by Sayaka Toyama. Her team leads indigo workshops, provides dyeing services, and produces products to promote the rich history of indigo and other Japanese textile traditions. Curious Corners believes the truest shade of indigo comes from nature and not a color chart, so they work with and produce only non-toxic natural indigo.
Materials: Indigo Plant Extract, Chemical Indigo, Alkaline Agents, Reducing Agents
Dimensions: Height: 7 ½” Width: 5 ½”
Made in the USA.