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.

Tonari Gumi Operation info [Dec 2019 – Feb 2020] / 隣組からのお知らせ

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Program Guide / 隣組プログラムガイド

The Tonari Gumi program is now available. Follow the link and sign up now!

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New Book – Our Edible Roots – has arrived!

New Book – Our Edible Roots – 絶賛発売中! 隣組のレシピ本第2弾 "OUR EDIBLE ROOTS" が発売されました! 季節ごとに菜園から届く旬野菜のお話が盛りだくさん。 隣組ギフトショップにて好評発売中!

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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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