Tonari Gumi is a grassroots community organization serving Japanese Canadian seniors and other members of the community. A home-away-from home, a place to meet friends, and a place to find support, Tonari Gumi serves the Metro Vancouver area. Visit us today!
To serve the needs of the Japanese Canadian community and extend a helping hand to seniors and others so that they can lead more independent, healthy, and enjoyable lives.
To care and inspire through the provision of services and programs to Japanese Canadian seniors and other generations through volunteerism, community involvement and the celebration of Japanese culture.
Our Edible Roots
The Japanese Canadian Kitchen Garden
Showcasing growing and foraging tips, and stories from seasoned gardeners. 40 delicious recipes (with vegan options) highlight these wonderful vegetables. Guides to using Japanese ingredients and methods for traditional culinary techniques are also included. LEARN MORE
Home Away From Home
The Vancouver Japanese Canadian Seniors Cookbook
Full of great ideas for any occasion. There are over 70 healthy and delicious home-style recipes for many familiar Japanese dishes. Each recipe has step-by-step directions and a colour photograph. LEARN MORE
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