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Friends of Mukai

Where History Lives

https://mukaifarmandgarden.org Tax ID 46-1860913

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As stewards of the historic Mukai Farm & Garden, Friends of Mukai works to interpret and celebrate the following themes:

– The history of Mukai Farm, including the land, the structures, the people who shaped it, and the family’s prominent role in the island community

– Island Agriculture including the evolution and impact of strawberry farming and other forms of pre-World War II agriculture on Vashon Island

– Gardening in the Japanese tradition, with a focus on Kuni Mukai’s garden and its stylistic relationship to gardens in the Pacific Northwest

– Japanese American Presence on Vashon and the region including the experiences, contributions and culture of Japanese  immigrants and their descendants including post-war Nikkei-Americans

Social Justice and Human Rights, with a special focus on past and present day issues related to immigrants of ALL origins to the United States