Tsuruoka Mountain Vegetables, Apr 2016
Hatsuko Endo a mountain vegetable wholesaler at the farm of Yoshiya Sato, a mountain vegetable farmer. Tsuruoka, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan, April 9, 2016. The city of Tsuruoka in Yamagata Prefecture is famous for its sansai mountain vegetable cuisine. These foraged grasses, fungi and vegetables are also used by the mountain ascetics of the Shugendo religion.