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Umijoo Tour Calendar: June 2019

Hi everyone! Here's the current tour calendar for Umijoo events in June. I'll be updating this post in real time with any changes or updates! June 15: Bandon, OR -- Umijoo reading at the Washed Ashore Gallery The Washed Ashore Gallery is a wonderful interactive...

June 16th in Brookings, OR: Umijoo at Pacific Sushi

For those of you living in Southern Oregon, Umijoo is coming to your area! Pacific Sushi in Brookings, OR, has been quietly championing the cause of sustainability for years. Ever since the restaurant opened, owner Mike Horgan has been working diligently to find new...

May 23, New York City: Umijoo at Mayanoki

One lesson I learned from the early days of the sustainable sushi movement was the difficulty of reaching an audience with words alone, especially if the subject matter was troubling. We are so bombarded with depressing information these days that we have developed a...

The Making of Umijoo

Umijoo was a massive project. From conception to final production, the book took six years to create. After being inspired by a conversation that I had with a dear friend, I spent two years writing and re-writing the story before approaching Caia to illustrate the...

The Pre-sale is Here

The time is finally upon us... The Umijoo Book has made its way to pre-press and we are EXCITED!! 20 original paintings created to illustrate the Umijoo story have been completed and the book is ready for pre-sale!! The book can be pre-ordered directly from...

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