Feature on KAD (and farmer!) Kristyn Leach

Local San Franciscans may be familiar with the restaurants Namu Gaji, Namu Street Food, and Namu Stonepot, but were you familiar with Namu Farm? Located in Winters, California, the farm grows a large amount of the produce used at the restaurant, including unique Korean veggie varieties. Namu Farm’s lead farmer is Kristyn Leach, a Korean adoptee from Long Island. Great…

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KAtCH 2018: Two attendees share their perspective

In late September, Korean Adoptees of Chicago (KAtCH) and the International Korean Adoptee Association (IKAA) held their annual gathering in Chicago (we mentioned it back here!). This year’s conference had the theme of Creating Community, Catalyzing Change. We asked two AKA-SF members to share their experiences from the conference, with one interesting twist for each: our first member, Leslie, has…

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Korean Language Event Recap, Resources & Tips

On October 13th, AKA-SF held a Korean Language event for local KADs interested in studying the Korean language. Participants were treated to lunch, and two attendees won Korean language books through a raffle. At the event, KADs who have studied Korean both locally and in Korea shared language learning tips and resources with participants. The event’s speakers represented a diversity…

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