northern california soy and tofu festival, june 11

Aw yeah, Bay Area. It's time to get your soy on at the very first Northern California Soy and Tofu Festival. Pesented by the Nichi Bei Foundation, it's a day-long festival focusing on the health benefits of soy and tofu, with vendors, performances, games and a dessert competition. It's happening Saturday, June 11 in San Francisco Japantown’s Peace Plaza at Post and Bunchanan streets. Here are some more details:
Northern California Soy and Tofu Festival: Discover the Joy of Soy

Saturday, June 11, 2011
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
San Francisco Japantown's Peace Plaza

This day-long festival will focus on the health benefits of soy and tofu, feature various soy-related vendors, and center around a Tofu Dessert Competition.

There will be live performances, audience participation games and a raffle as well.

Performances from:
  San Francisco Taiko Dojo Rising Stars
  guitarist Michael Sasaki (Cold Blood/ Hiroshima) and band leader George Yoshida
  Genyukai Berkeley (Okinawa sanshin)
  Halau Ka Liko Pua O Kalaniakea (hula)
  Kaa'la Carmack (ukelele)
  The Asian American rap group Scojourners.

Food Vendors:
  Hodo Soy Beanery
  Traveling Takoyaki
  Tofu Yu
  San Jose Tofu
  Megumi Natto
  JapaCurry food truck
Discover the joy of soy. Proceeds from the event will go towards the Nichi Bei Foundation and help continue publication of the Nichi Bei Weekly. For further information about the event, including the full list of vendors/sponsors and the day's entertainment schedule, go to the Soy and Tofu Festival website here.

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