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Free value-added guide for Hawaii producers released

MEDIA RLEASE A free 58-page guide entitled, Adding Value to Locally Grown Crops in Hawaii: A Guide for Small Farm Enterprise Innovation is now available. Because of the high cost of labor, land, and materials in Hawaii, family farms are only economically sustainable if they can produce high-quality products that are valued above cheap imports. […]

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Talking Trees ‘Ulu App’ tells ancient stories

MEDIA RELEASE The Hooulu ka Ulu project has developed and released a free educational app for the iPhone and Android called Talking Trees. The Talking Trees app features suggested stops on Hawaii Island that offer the opportunity to learn about the culture and history of the island through stories of the ulu (breadfruit). Information is […]

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Feeding a food forest in Kona

Feeding a food forest in Kona

Special to Hawaii 24/7 By day, Bernard Matatumua-Vermeulen is a Soil Conservationist with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA NRCS) in Kealakekua — and in his spare time he is one of the green thumbs behind a food forest project at the Kona Seventh Day Adventist Church. The church is adjacent to the Amy […]

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HTFG donates new books to Kona, Hilo libraries

HTFG donates new books to Kona, Hilo libraries

MEDIA RELEASE The statewide Hawaii Tropical Fruit Growers (HTFG) is donating “The World of Bananas in Hawaii: Then and Now” to six libraries on the four major Hawaiian islands, including the Kealakekua Branch in Kona and the downtown Hilo Branch. HTFG is also contributing “Specialty Crops for Pacific Islands” by Holualoa resident and HTFG member […]

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Tropical fruit growers meet in Kainaliu (April 18)

Tropical fruit growers meet in Kainaliu (April 18)

MEDIA RELEASE The next meeting of the West Hawaii chapter of Hawaii Tropical Fruit Growers is 4-9 p.m. Monday, April 18 at the University of Hawaii Experiment Station in Kainaliu across from Aloha Theater. Utilizing tropical fruit in value added products is the discussion topic with Craig Elevitch and Ken Love. Non-members are welcome to […]

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Workshops about growing, preparing, eating breadfruit (March 12-13)

Ulu: From root to fruit

Workshops about growing, preparing, eating breadfruit (March 12-13)

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Hawaii Homegrown Food Network conducting ulu survey

Hawaii Homegrown Food Network conducting ulu survey

MEDIA RELEASE From the Hawaii Homegrown Food Network: The Hawaii Homegrown Food Network is pleased to announce Hooulu ka Ulu, a project to revitalize ulu (breadfruit) as an attractive, delicious, nutritious, abundant, affordable, and culturally appropriate food. Please help us assess the Hawaii Island community’s interest in reviving ulu by completing a 5-minute survey by […]

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Permaculture design certification course (Jan. 15-21)

Permaculture design certification course (Jan. 15-21)

MEDIA RELEASE Where: Uluwehi Farm and Nursery, Hawi When: Jan. 5-21, 2010 Teachers: Craig Elevitch, Nik Bertulis, Tom Baldwin Experience the 72-hour permaculture design certification curriculum on a diverse permaculture farm at the northern tip of Hawaii Island. We shall learn this design science as a deep intuitive practice, broadening our awareness of natural whole […]

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