Torrance Historical Society

Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month – A Look, Smell and Taste

Address: Torrance Historical Society – 1345 Post Ave., Torrance, CA 90501

In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, the Torrance Historical Society will provide a look, smell, and taste of history on Sunday, May 22nd, from 1:00 PM  – 4:00 PM.  The public is invited to the Museum to view one of the top five requested photos from the Torrance Historical Society’s Archive Collection – The Omatsu Strawberry Farm.  This farm was located between Carson Street & Torrance Blvd., west of Hawthorne Blvd. in the Del Amo Financial District area — approximately where the DoubleTree now stands.

Guests will also be greeted with the smell of field-fresh farm-picked strawberries, and a taste of an organic, picked-at-the-peak-of-perfection, deep red, full-of-flavor strawberry from famed Torrance Certified Farmers’ Market Harry’s BerriesFounded in 1967 in Oxnard, CA, by Harry Iwamoto, Harry’s Berries is now operated by his daughter and son-in-law, Molly and Rick Gean.

When:  Sunday, May 22nd, 2022

Where:  Torrance Historical Society – 1345 Post Ave., Torrance, CA 90501

Time:  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM