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Farming with Love: Fourth annual analysis of local produce

Ken Love | Special to Hawaii 24/7 From 2009 to 2012, I have tracked the weekly food ads to discern any trends or major changes in the percentages of local produce to imported produce advertised in West Hawaii Today. The Big Island stores monitored include: KTA, Choice Mart, Foodland and Safeway. For 2012 the number […]

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 Holualoa seeking local produce for Farmfest

Holualoa seeking local produce for Farmfest

MEDIA RELEASE The Holualoa Village Association is inviting West Hawaii farmers to participate in its first “Summer Farmfest & Ukulele Jam”. The Saturday, June 20th event will feature fresh produce samples from local farms and ukulele music on three stages throughout the historic upcountry town from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Much like Holualoa’s popular, annual […]

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Choice Mart puts fresh fruit forward

Choice Mart puts fresh fruit forward

Choice Mart grocery store in Captain Cook’s Kealakekua Ranch Center is dedicating an aisle in the produce section to locally grown citrus and other fruit.  Choice Mart’s well-known dedication to local growers took a step forward Monday, Feb. 2 when the store changed the produce section to feature locally grown citrus, rambutan and pineapple on the first […]

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