Tag Archive | "melanie bondera"

Eight isle farmers markets now accept EBT

MEDIA RELEASE Eight Hawaii Island farmers markets now accept EBT cards. SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly called food stamps) recipients can use their EBT cards at the Makuu Farmers Market in Puna, Hilo Coffee Mill Farmers Market in Mountain View, Kinoole Farmers Market in Hilo, Volcano Farmers Market in Volcano, Keauhou Farmers Market in […]

Read the full story

Posted in FoodComments (1)

Kohala Center expands SNAP access to six farmers markets

Kohala Center expands SNAP access to six farmers markets

MEDIA RELEASE The Kohala Center has received a one-year grant from the USDA to expand EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer) card access to six farmers markets on Hawaii Island, thus providing participants in federal nutrition assistance programs with greater access to nutritious food. This funding will allow the Center to expand SNAP EBT access to these […]

Read the full story

Posted in NewsComments (0)

Laulima Center launches website

Laulima Center launches website

MEDIA RELEASE The Laulima Center is open for business and is prepared to support cooperative business ventures throughout the state. Visit its new website at www.laulimacenter.org to learn more about how cooperatives can benefit Hawaii’s business community and about the services the center can provide to assist potential cooperatives. The Laulima Center is headed by […]

Read the full story

Posted in BusinessComments (0)

Laulima Center offers assistance for cooperatives

Laulima Center offers assistance for cooperatives

MEDIA RELEASE Groups across the state that would like to form a cooperative but need some assistance getting organized, writing a business plan, or becoming legally incorporated have a new resource—the Laulima Center. Established by The Kohala Center and funded by a USDA-Rural Cooperative Development grant and the Ulupono Initiative, the Laulima Center will serve […]

Read the full story

Posted in BusinessComments (0)

B. Bassiana tackles coffee berry borer

B. Bassiana tackles coffee berry borer

The Kona Coffee Farmers Association has posted information about the Beauvaria bassiana fungus killing Coffee Berry Borer beetle. The association asserts this confirms the theory CBB has been in Kona for some time, and the presence of the B. bassiana fungus has kept it in check. However, after the worst drought in memory earlier this […]

Read the full story

Posted in Agriculture, FeaturedComments (0)


 

 

Become a fan on facebook

 

 

Quantcast