The Breadfruit Institute of the National Tropical Botanical Garden and Lahaina Restoration Foundation is sponsoring Ho‘oulu I Ka ‘Ulu, Let the Breadfruit Florish on Saturday, August 6, 2011, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Lahaina Jodo Mission, 12 Ala Moana Street, Lahaina, HI 96761. Revitalizing ‘Ulu (Breadfruit) from Root to Fruit is a program of […]
We had a great turnout at the Maui Brewing Co. Taste Education Event last night. The tour was exceptionally informative, the food was fabulous and the handcrafted beers were amazing. Mahalo nui loa to Owner Garrett Marrero and General Manager Lyndon Honda for being such gracious hosts. One of our best events yet.
We had a lovely day at Ali‘i Kula Lavender yesterday, at their first Sustainable Aloha Festival, dedicated to Ali‘i Chang, founder, farmer and visionary who passed on April 13, 2011. Mahalo Nui Loa to all of our bakers: Roxanne Tiffin Shannon Wianecki Aimee Singer Elena Rego Loren Clive Daryl Fujiwara‘s friend whose Opala Cookies sold […]
Slow Food Maui’s next Taste Education session is a field trip to Maui Brewing Co. for a grand tour and tasting by Owner Garrett Marrero and General Manager Lyndon Honda. Here is an opportunity to learn about creating handcrafted beers using local ingredients and environmentally sound practices while enjoying a behind-the-scenes-tour of one of Hawaiʻi’s […]
We had a great event last night at the Maui Culinary Academy with the Jacintho family of Beef and Blooms. Very enlightening and educational, and fabulous beef!
Nohoʻana Farm is hosting a Slow Food Maui gathering at their taro farm in Waikapū on Saturday, June 18, 2011. Hōkūao Pellegrino and his family have been living on their kuleana land in Waikapū, the first ahupua’a of Na Wai ‘Eha, for over 150 years. The 12 lo’i kalo that they are restoring at Noho’ana Farm […]
Slow Food Maui Presents “Where’s the Beef?” with William Jacintho and Family of Beef and Blooms on Wednesday, June 29
Continuing with its Taste Education Series, Slow Food Maui presents its fifth session: “Where’s the beef?” Here’s an opportunity to learn all there is to know about organic, grass-fed beef on Maui with William Jacintho of Beef and Blooms, Hawaiʻi’s first certified organic ranch. The Jacintho family will share their knowledge of raising cattle and […]
Continuing with its Taste Education Series, Slow Food Maui presents its fourth session: Chocolate tasting with Melanie Boudar of Sweet Paradise Chocolatier. In this session, Boudar will share her knowledge and love of chocolate. She will begin with the origins of chocolate and cover how chocolate is made from bean to bar then move into […]
The 22nd Annual Maui Onion Festival is on Satuday, May 7 at Whalers Village. It is dedicated to the cultivation and promotion of the world-famous Maui Onion and is attended by thousands of visitors and residents every year. 2010 Maui Onion Recipe Contest Winner Chef James McDonald of PacificʻO and iʻO restaurants in Lahaina returns […]
Another great Taste Education event. Big mahalo to Melissa McKelvey of Penguini, Chris Speere with the Maui Culinary Academy, Whole Foods Market Kahului and all the Slow Foodies who made it happen. See the schedule of Taste Education events here ->
Continuing with its Taste Education Series, Slow Food Maui presents its third session: Making sorbets and gelatos with Melissa McKelvey of Penguini in Pāʻia. McKelvey’s products are crafted from locally grown ingredients in distinctive combinations such as Kafir-lime-coconut, lilikoi-mango and Olinda plum and ginger. Date: Wednesday, April 27 Time: 6:00-7:00 p.m. HST Place: Maui Culinary […]