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Because Sayo Ukita buys her family's food from the nearby neighborhood markets situated around the train station (true for many residential areas in Tokyo) she usually shops daily; and by bicycle (the area is congested and there is little parking for cars). Rather than shop in one store for all items, she shops in a green market, a general merchandise store (pictured) and a fish market. Kodaira City, Tokyo, Japan. From coverage of revisit to Material World Project family in Japan, 2001.