Brassica oleracea var. italica
東京都板橋区, 北区, 豊島区, 練馬区（JA東京あおば, Honshirogane）
An improved vegetable of the wild cabbage species with enlarged flower buds. It is legendary from the etymology of the Italian sprout and stem “brocco”.
On February 21, 2020, JA Kyoto City Youth Department and JA Tokyo Aoba Youth Organization Council have signed a partnership agreement. The relationship between the two is the “21st Agricultural Festival (Period 11.17 [Sat] -11.18 [Sun] Place Tokyo Metropolitan Hikarigaoka Park, Keyaki Square)” sponsored by JA Tokyo Aoba two years ago and the “World Urban Agriculture Summit” held in 2019. (Although it is located in the 23 wards of the metropolitan Tokyo, it is a rare city in the world where agriculture integrated with civilian life is practiced. In recent years, the role of agriculture and farmland in cities has been reviewed in each city of the world. Amid growing interest in agriculture, various efforts are underway. Urban agriculture has various functions related to the supply of agricultural products, disaster prevention, environmental aspects, etc., as well as a new richness in a great deal of urban life. In order to disseminate the attractiveness and potential of urban agriculture to the world, we invited overseas cities that are actively engaged in urban agriculture and held it after a preparatory period. New York, London, Jakarta, We will hold subcommittees and symposiums in which farmers, researchers, and government officials from the five cities of Seoul and Toronto participate, sharing the charm and potential of urban agriculture, learning from each other, and aiming for further development of urban agriculture. It seems that it started with the participation of allies of both organizations in). On January 22nd, allies of JA Tokyo Aoba Seishun Organizing Council visited this JA. On that day, we visited the jurisdiction’s friend farms and sales offices, and opened “Honmamon Kyoyasai” as a base for consumption promotion and sales promotion of branded Kyoyasai in the metropolitan area and Kinki area at the Kyoto Furusato Products Association. Certified. “Honmamon Kyoto Vegetable Dealer” has a wide selection of Kyoto vegetables including brand Kyoto vegetables, such as setting up a Kyoto vegetable corner.) “It seems that he felt the charm of.” Consumers are close to both JA jurisdictions, and it seems necessary to raise local residents’ understanding of agriculture and awareness of local production for local consumption in order to develop and form urban agriculture. Therefore, as a result of repeated discussions, it seems that the deciding factor for concluding the agreement was to disseminate practical examples of urban agriculture to both Japan and the world. It seems that it was the first time to conclude a partnership agreement between organizations. Efforts to expand the sales channel of “Agricultural products from Kyoto to Tokyo, Agricultural products from Tokyo to Kyoto”, development of collaborative products using Kyoto vegetables and Edo Tokyo vegetables, cooperation system such as agricultural festivals and regional agricultural promotion events I heard that they are aiming to revitalize urban agriculture through mutual cooperation such as construction. Nerima Ward is a large city with a population of about 720,000, second only to Setagaya Ward in Tokyo’s 23 Wards. In addition, a lot of farmland is left, and it seems that about 40% of the farmland in the 23 wards is in Nerima ward. Although it is located in the 23rd district, it is engaged in agriculture that is integrated with the lives of citizens. It is said that the “World Urban Agriculture Summit” was held with the participation of people and researchers. Speaking of agricultural products of Nerima, Nerima Japanese white radish（Cultivation seems to have started in the Edo period. Since the topsoil of this region was deep and suitable for radish cultivation, excellent radish was produced, and Nerima seems to have become one of the leading production areas in Japan that immediately reminds us of radish. There are two types of pure Nerima Japanese white radish: exclusively for pickled radish and “Nerima Akizumari Japanese white radish” for raw sale (for boiled foods, also used for Bettara pickles and Nukamiso pickles). It seems to be a variety. However, as a result of breeding, many Nerima japanese white radishes have been born so far. These Nerima radishes can also be called “Nerima japanese white radishes” in a broad sense. Cultivation seems to have flourished around the Genroku period in the Edo period. At that time, it seems that the cultivation of Nerima daikon radish has also developed as a supply area for vegetables that can meet the demand of Edo, which has a population of over one million. The fertilizer used to make good radish was Edo’s lower fertilizer (human feces), and it seems that it was a valuable item to receive instead of storing vegetables. It is reported that the production of Nerima japanese white radish increased further as the urban area of Tokyo expanded from the middle of the Meiji era. It was made into a product and shipped as pickled radish. It is also sold as dried radish, and it seems that Takuan pickles were made at home. After that, it continued to be cultivated actively until the beginning of the Showa era, but it was severely damaged by the great drought of 1933 and several outbreaks of Turnip mosaic virus (TuMV); Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV). It seems. Even after that, cultivation declined from around 1955 due to the decrease in agricultural land due to the westernization of eating habits and rapid urbanization, and it seems that Nerima japanese white radish has almost disappeared. As the cultivation is decreasing sharply, cabbage cultivation is the main product, and it seems that the current main product is cabbage. Recently, it seems that efforts are underway to revive Nerima daikon, a traditional vegetable of Nerima. As of 2019, about 14,000 bottles are produced annually and sold at JA’s direct sales offices, and it seems that Takuan pickles, which are pickled by a pickle company in the ward using traditional methods, are also on sale from February. Nerima daikon is a white-necked radish. The Recently, it seems that efforts are underway to revive Nerima daikon, a traditional vegetable of Nerima. As of 2019, about 14,000 bottles are produced annually and sold at JA’s direct sales offices, and it seems that Takuan pickles, which are pickled by a pickle company in the ward using traditional methods, are also on sale from February. Nerima daikon is a white-necked radish. The Japanese white radish, which is the mainstream of radish currently cultivated, has a strong tendency to extend to the ground, but the white-necked radish seems to have a tendency to take root deep in the ground. In addition, the Japanese white type has a certain thickness and a dented shape, but the Nerima daikon has a thin neck and buttock and a bulging central part, so it is 3 when pulled out compared to the Japanese white type. It seems that it is said that ~ 5 times more power is required. The meat is dense and has little water, so the fruit is tight.）is famous, but it seems that Nerima cabbage has been increasing in production since around 1955 due to repeated droughts and diseases. In Nerima Ward, cabbage fields are scattered in the residential area, and it seems that you can see the cabbage fields that have grown significantly during the harvest season. Nerima cabbage accounts for about 20% of the total harvest in Tokyo, boasts the largest share in Tokyo, and is said to be a representative vegetable of Nerima. It has a harvest season twice a year, early summer and autumn / winter, and is characterized by a sweet and crispy texture. To commemorate the fact that cabbage has become a representative product of Nerima, in 1998, a “monument of cabbage” was built on the premises of the Ishigami branch of the Tokyo Aoba Agricultural Cooperative near Shakujii Park. JA Tokyo Aoba Cabbage The “Vegetable Distribution Council”, which consists of about 50 cabbage farmers, is the official character of the ward, “Nerimaru”, to sell safe, secure, sweet and crispy cabbage as a brand. It seems that it was named “Nerimaru cabbage” by utilizing. “Nerimaru cabbage” is written on shipping cardboard, flags, posters, etc., and it seems that they are developing sales promotion activities at wholesale markets and mass retailers. Nerimaru cabbage is sown in July and shipped from late October to November in autumn and winter, and sown in November and overwintered and shipped from mid-May to June. At its peak, cabbage harvesting, sorting, and boxing will continue from pre-dawn to sunset. I heard that Nerimaru cabbage can be purchased at mass retailers in Nerima Ward and JA direct sales offices. We also heard the voices of producers saying that they are growing with all their heart and effort without using chemical fertilizers and pesticides as much as possible. In Nerima Ward, in order to make Nerima cabbage feel closer to you and deepen your understanding of local agriculture, nature, food culture, etc., twice a year as “Nerima Cabbage Day”, all elementary and junior high schools in the ward will be served meals. The freshly picked cabbage harvested on the morning of the day is provided to children with elaborate menus such as potov, rice with cabbage, spicy pickled cabbage, and “cabbage” that imitates a cake with original baked confectionery. In Nerima Ward in winter, the temperature drops and the sugar content of cabbage increases due to the large amount of agricultural land and green space even in the 23rd ward. The cabbage producers of the JA Tokyo Aoba Vegetable Distribution Council wondered if it would be possible to make high-sugar cabbage with a sweeter and crispy texture that further enhances the sweetness of the cabbage, making the best use of this regional characteristic, and cultivated it on a trial basis from 2012. It seems that the cultivation technology was established by accumulating such things, and in 2015, it was certified as “Tokyo Sweets Cabbage” with a strong sweetness from Tokyo. Tokyo sweets cabbage has a sugar content of 8.5 degrees or more within the year, shipments of 9 degrees or more at the beginning of the year, and only cabbage with excellent shape without cracks is selected, limited to 2 months from December to early February. It seems that it will be shipped at. It is sold as freshly harvested high sugar content cabbage at local mass retailers in Tokyo, Nerima, Tokyo, so don’t miss it. It seems that “Nerima Vegetable Japanese dumplings” was developed in 2008 in order to promote community development with foods that can eat Nerima cabbage deliciously. It seems that Japanese dumplings are made with plenty of hard cold-ball cabbage to enjoy a crispy and juicy texture. It seems that all the raw materials other than cabbage are domestically produced products. Nerima vegetables Japanese dumplings can be purchased at 6 direct sales offices in JA Tokyo Aoba. In the history from Edo to Tokyo, it seems to refer to traditional vegetables that have been cultivated in and around Edo City and have supported the eating habits of Edo and Tokyo citizens. It also refers to vegetables that are said to be fixed seeds that have grown their lives while self-seeding, and those that are derived from their cultivation methods. Edo Tokyo vegetables have supported the dining table of the common people of Edo and the citizens of Tokyo, but it seems that they disappeared once in the 1975s due to changes in eating habits. However, JA Tokyo Aoba is working on revival cultivation with the cooperation of farmers in Itabashi and Nerima Ward. In addition, I heard that some vegetables such as Zoshigaya eggplant and early-maturing radish of Shimura are requested to be cultivated mainly in elementary and junior high schools in the area related to the vegetables. The seeds collected in this way are distributed to JA Tokyo Aoba union members and requested to be cultivated, and it seems that they are aiming to revive cultivation and revitalize regional agriculture. Broccoli is generally eaten as a flower bud, which is a collection of buds, but it is also useful as a versatile vegetable that can also eat stems and leaves. Compared to other foods, it contains a large amount of folic acid, which is one of the essential vitamins when cells divide and proliferate newly or when red blood cells proliferate, and it seems to be effective in preventing anemia and arteriosclerosis. It will be on sale from mid-October to mid-January. It is a famous story that it was made from the original species of cabbage by enlarging the flower buds and stems. It came to Japan in the Meiji era, but it wasn’t until 1975 that it became generally edible. I think it is well known that it is used as a supporting role such as garnish for main dishes and salads, but it is the leading role in terms of nutrition. It is rich in vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber. Recently, varieties such as broccolini, athletes, and green voices that enjoy the sweetness of stems have appeared. Sprouts are also popular. It is boiled and eaten, and the sugar content of the stem part seems to decrease faster. Choose one that is tightly packed with buds and is firm and firm, and check if there are any cavities in the stem.
The 48th Tokyo Agricultural Festival (sponsored by the Tokyo Agricultural Festival Executive Committee) will be held on November 2, 2019, on Urban Agriculture Day, at the lawn open space in front of the Treasure Museum of Meiji Jingu. A flower deco light tiger decorated with flowers parades in Harajuku, and vegetables are distributed free of charge at the Harajuku Gate. On the stage, a band performance by the JA Youth Club and an autumn dance by the Women’s Club were performed. At the product sales department booth, “TOKYO Pork Miso Soup”, which has all the ingredients produced in Tokyo, was sold, and the Fukushima / Kumamoto disaster support booth was set up. JA Tokyo Aoba operates four farm products direct sales offices. Utilizing the value of urban agriculture, we provide safe and secure agricultural products based on local food. Achieve “JA” that is close and close to union members. By providing new sales channels to union members, we aim to revitalize agriculture in the jurisdiction centered on the Nerima and Itabashi areas. Inheriting the ideals of cooperatives, we propose and provide the enhancement of “food and agriculture” and “quality of life” by providing agricultural products, purchased goods, and financial products. It will be a base for transmitting and receiving information on “food, agriculture and living”.
Generally, you eat the flower buds, which are a collection of buds, but you can also eat stems and leaves. Compared to other healthy foods, it contains a large amount of folic acid, which is one of the essential vitamins when cells divide and proliferate newly or when red blood cells proliferate, and it seems to be effective in preventing anemia and arteriosclerosis. It will be on sale from mid-October to mid-January. Also, broccoli seems to be a hot topic among people who work hard on strength training. Like chicken breast, it is an effective vegetable that strengthens the body and is an indispensable ingredient for body-friendly meals. This is because broccoli is rich in the nutrients needed to power up muscles and is well-balanced, which has been handed down as truth, as evidenced by statistical data.
JA Tokyo Aoba was born in April 1997 by the merger of four agricultural cooperatives, Itabashi, Nerima, Shakujii, and Oizumi. In addition to Nerima Ward, Kita Ward and Toshima Ward are under the jurisdiction, and it seems that they are engaged in a wide range of businesses such as farming guidance, travel, and welfare. In the ward, there is a direct sales store for agricultural products operated by JA Tokyo Aoba, and locally grown vegetables are shipped every morning. Producers take over the vegetables that are not sold out, so it seems that they do not have inventory. It is attractive for consumers to be able to get seasonal vegetables at a reasonable price.