Blessed Gifts

Shirakami Vegetables

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Grown with the clean water of World Heritage Site Shirakami Sanchi, these crops are fresh and bountiful.

Shirakami Vegetables

Categories:   Eats/Treats

The clean waters of World Heritage Site Shirakami Sanchi supports the growth of various vegetables, some of which visitors may have never seen before. The Shirakami Japanese udo (Aralia cordata) for example, is a large vegetable native to Japan that can be cooked into salads and tempura. In addition, Shirakami green onion, cabbage, and maitake mushrooms are famously grown in this region.

Sold at most Michi no Eki roadside stations, explore the area’s unique produce as you travel through northern Japan.