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Big Island figs featured at culinary demo (Nov. 30)

MEDIA RELEASE High in fiber, potassium and vitamin B6, figs also contain iron, calcium and Vitamin A. Shaped like a hot air balloon, the small fruit is steeped in the history and ritual of ancient cultures with archeological remnants dating back to 5000 B.C. Taste test figs and learn how to use them at a […]

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Farming with Love: Choosing the Best Figs for Hawaii

Farming with Love: Choosing the Best Figs for Hawaii

Ken Love / Special to Hawaii247.com Figs have been established in Hawaii since the mid-1800’s, yet only two the approximately one thousand varieties in the world have flourished. An ongoing project test more than 50 varieties at various elevations on the west side of the Big Island of Hawaii determined that there are many other […]

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