Shoots — eat and leave
This special 150th episode of Boing Boing TV features tech entrepreneur Joi Ito wandering into his backyard in Japan to dig up the softball-size starts of the towering woody grass, then showing how to prepare this labor-intensive, traditional dish. By the time it's ready to eat, his forest has probably grown another five feet. The video features a soothing-yet-haunting score by Ryuichi Sakamoto, one of my husband's and my favorite composers, who has launched a worldwide plant-a-tree initiative.
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