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Walk for the Woods

Team Asakura (Keiji and Hayley), joined a huge group of fund-raising walkers to support The Woods Project, a non-profit organization that seeks to develop leadership capacity and life skills in low income youth through a series of outdoor education/environmental awareness programs at … Continue reading

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The First Lady mentions Keiji in her new book!

Michelle Obama’s new book, America Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America, features the 611 Walker Container Gardens, known as City Gardens, instigated by Keiji Asakura. “For years, the only thing outside the Bob … Continue reading

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Keiji Helps Girl Scouts Stay Forever Green at 100 Years

Origami seed pots and rainwater harvesting: Girl Scouts learn simple, fun, green techniques at Houston’s Arboretum. Click here to watch the video from Fox News.

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1,000 Cranes Take Flight From ARC Office

After the destructive earthquake and subsequent sunami hit Japan on March 11th,Princeton University began an awareness campaign by asking volunteer folders to send them 1,000,000 origami cranes. the cranes serve as a symbol of the support and love bestowed upon the … Continue reading

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ARC Hosts “Showing Houston Growing Green” Photo Shoot

When Chef Tarsha Gary asked ARC to join ECOTONE’s photographic awareness campaign and exhibit, we went one step further and offered to hosta  photo shoot and invite guests to join in the fun. Follow this link for more info on … Continue reading

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Keiji receives Corporate Visionary Award

Keiji Asakura received a Corporate Visionary award from Pro-Vision, an all boy’s charter school in Houston’s Sunnyside neighborhood. Keiji, and others at ARC, donated time to help Pro-Vision with their urban farm vision. He created a master plan, and helped … Continue reading

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