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Master Gardens Around Food - Kauai

Master gardeners provide produce for keiki – Thegardenisland.com: Local

LIHUE — University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources Kauai Master Gardeners, together with Malama Kauai, launched Village Harvest late last year, a new program that grows fresh produce and donates it to schools, after-school programs and the Hawaii Food Bank, while offering food training at school sites. In just 10 weeks, […]

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Natural Korean Farming Hog Pen

Korean-based operation takes stink, mess out of hog farming | West Hawaii Today

A Korean-based method of managing animal waste is improving hog farming conditions and garnering support on Hawaii Island. “There seems to be a growing interest in natural farming,” Donn Mende, Hawaii County research and development deputy director, said. Sim Mook Kang, owner of Kang Farms in Mountain View, adopted the practice for his piggery outside […]

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Hawaii: Where to Eat Like a Local

The fourth annual Hawaii Food and Wine Festival is taking place this week, with the goal of promoting local produce in a state that imports 85 percent of everything it eats. The festival launched on Friday with a six-course dinner on the island of Hawaii — the Big Island — at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort and […]

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GMO papayas growing in Hawaii

Farmers and Environmental Groups Defend Moratorium of GMO Crops on the Big Island « Green Magazine Hawaii

A coalition of local farmers and environmental groups recently filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit to defend a Hawai‘i County ordinance that imposes a moratorium on the expansion of genetically engineered crops on the Big Island. Sustainable agriculture nonprofit Center for Food Safety and three Hawai‘i Island farmers asked the court permission to […]

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Local I‘a is Hawaiʻi’s First Community Supported Fishery Business « Green Magazine Hawaii

The Hawaiʻi program of Conservation International, the leading global organization that focuses on the links between development and the environment to benefit human well being, received a $100,000 grant to start a Community Supported Fishery (CSF) business, Local Iʻa. The grant was among a dozen issued by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s Fisheries Innovation […]

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