Press & Media

L.A. Times, 2023 - L.A.'s Sushi Revolution "L.A.’s sushi revolution was fueled by this secret ingredient from the Central Valley"

Sunset Magazine, 2020 - Pantry Staples "Holy Grail of California Rice"

Martha Stewart Living, 2021 - features our Kokuho Rose® in "American Made"

CNBC broadcast, 2021 - Rice with Japanese Roots

Washington Post, 2022 - Key Ingredient: Our Blue Star® Mochiko Snow Skin Mooncakes Mid Autumn Festival

Bon Appétit, 2022 - Key Ingredient: Our Blue Star® Mochiko in Chocolate-Matcha Butter Mochi Cake

The Bittman Project, 2021 - Two West Coast Women Who Are Shaping How We Eat -- What Rice Should Taste Like

New York Times, 2021 - Chocolate Birthday Cake Butter Mochi

Life & Thyme, 2019 - Why Rice? Five women reflect on what rice means to them personally, culturally and economically as food industry leaders

Los Angeles Times, 2019 - An Artist trades Abstract Canvases for Pop-Up Soul Food

Eater, 2019 - How Rice is Farmed, Milled, and Packaged at Koda Farms

Vogue, 2019 - American Women Series - The Memory Keepers - For Survivors of Japanese-American Incarceration and their Descendants in California, documentation has become Resistance

Los Angeles Times, 2019 - At Porridge + Puffs, Rice is Minh Phan's Canvas for Sophisticated Self-Expression

New York Times, NY Magazine, 2018 - Not your Dickensian bowl of Porridge

Los Angeles Times, 2018 - Porridge + Puffs Finally Returns

NBC Asian America, 2018 - At Koda Farms, a legacy endures beyond exclusion, internment

Los Angeles Magazine, 2017 - The Essential Guide to L.A.'s Best Japanese Food 

Nosh, 2018 - The East Bay can’t get enough of Third Culture Bakery’s mochi muffins

KALW Public Radio, 2018 - Meet the Famous Japanese Mold That Flavors Unexpected Dishes

Rafu Shimpo, 2017 - Legacy built one grain at a time (Ross Koda receives medal from Japan Agricultural Association Dai Nihon Nokai)

San Francisco Chronicle, 2016 - The Farmer & the Chef: How rice was woven into two women's shared history

Lucky Peach, 2016 - Santa Monica Farmers’ Market Standouts

Healdsburg SHED, 2016 - Meet the Makers: Koda Farms: Rice with a History

Lucky Peach, 2016 Atlas Contribution

The Business Journal, 2016 - Family Tradition keeps Growing at Koda Farms

Los Angeles Magazine, 2015 - When it Comes to Rice Bowls, it's What's Underneath that Counts

New York Magazine - Grub Street, 2015 - 50 Pantry Essentials for the Modern Gourmet

NBC Asian America, 2015 - Sweet Treats: Mochi Making at Family-Owned Koda Farms

Los Angeles Magazine, 2015 - Santa Monica Farms Market Report: The Rice Queen

Chopsticks NY, 2015 - Food: First on the East Coast – Koda Farms Organic Premium Brown Rice

KCRW Los Angeles Public Radio, Good Food Blog, 2015 - Savory Rice Porridge with Nettles

Los Angeles Magazine, 2015 Grain Shower

Bon Appetit, 2014 - Dishes from Sqirl We Totally Love

KCRW Los Angeles Public Radio,Good Food Blog, 2014 - Farmers' Market Recipe: Creamy Rice Pudding with Red Wine Poached Cherries

Los Angeles Times, 2014 - Family-run Koda Farms is Passionate about Rice

CBS Radio News Bay Area, 2014 - Narsai David at San Francisco's Fancy Food Show

Good, 2014 - The Unsung Story of the Chinese and Japanese Immigrants Who Brought Rice to California

Pacific Citizen, 2014 - Farming Rice with Koda Farms

Los Angeles Times, 2014 - At Porridge and Puffs, spoonfuls of Devotion in every Bowl

Iwaki Vision, 2014 - Profile on Fukushima Pioneer Keisaburo Koda

New York Magazine - Grub Street, 2013 - What to eat at Osawa

Stanford University Alumni Association Magazine, 2013 - Fine Grained

San Francisco Chronicle, 2013 – Traditional Japanese koji turns into versatile seasoning

The Fare Trade, 2013 - Meet a Local, Robin + Ross Koda

Cool Hunting, 2013 - Interview: Koda Farms

Tom Miyagawa Coulton, 2012 - Organic Americans

New York Times, 2012 - A Different Shade of Risotto

New York Times, 2012 - California Food Dreaming

Gastronomica, University of California Press 2011 - The Other Side of the Valley

California Farm Bureau, 2011 - Big Success with a Small Grain

California Farm Bureau, 2011 - Video Big Success with a Small Grain

Los Angeles Times, 2011 - Chinese Grandmother's Touch gives Christmas dinner its zest

Macrobiotics Today, 2011 - Chico-San and Organic Brown Rice

Fresno Bee, 2011 - Columist leaving with tastes of Valley food culture

East Bay Edible, 2010 - A Family History in Rice

Nichi Bei Times, 2009 - Rice and Risk on Koda Farms

San Francisco Chronicle, 2009 - Obsessed with Barley

San Francisco Chronicle, 2009 - Food Conscious: Locally Grown Heirloom Brown Rice Gains Respect

Nichi Bei Times, 2008 - The Next Generation of Rice Growers: Koda Farms

Honolulu Star, 2003 - Key Ingredient: Mochiko Blue Star Brand Sweet Rice Flour