Jon Walsh never knew he was dreaming of becoming an urban farmer in Tokyo, until one day when he bought some seeds, a pot and some soil and started growing his own food. Now he inspires the next generation of kids to do the same at schools across Tokyo and has built a garden for a major hotel chain as well. Jon shares how he made his surprise passion for growing food into a business in Japan.
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Jon Walsh is an urban farming consultant/instructor and a leading pioneer and innovator in Japan’s urban farming sector.
So far he has briefed and trained over 2,000 people on how to grow healthy food, taught urban farming to over 1,000 students at 17 international schools, set up 80+ gardens around Tokyo (including at the Grand Hyatt Tokyo).
Jon is the only native...