Maui Loves ʻUala (Sweet Potato)

Posted on Mar 23, 2012 in Article, Featured | No Comments

The only Polynesian introduction that traces its origins to South America, sweet potato has long been a Polynesian staple. This member of the morning glory family, Ipomoea batatas, adapts easily to its environment, and thrives in Hawai‘i. Farmers in ancient Hawai‘i may have cultivated as many as 200 varieties. While sweet potatoes are starchy and […]

Sweet in Kīpahulu

Posted on Mar 23, 2012 in Article, Featured | No Comments
Sweet in Kīpahulu

One of the largest organic tropical fruit farms in the State of Hawai‘i, Ono Farms in distant Kīpahulu sprawls across 49 acres on the eastern slopes of Haleakalā. It’s a family-owned operation: The Boerners have been farmers on Maui through four generations. Deeply connected to their land, where they grow a wild spectrum of produce […]

Maui Comes Together at Annual Ag Festival

Posted on Mar 23, 2012 in Events, Featured | No Comments
Maui Comes Together at Annual Ag Festival

On April 7, 2012, the annual Maui County Agricultural Festival (MCAF) celebrates once again agriculture’s vital role in the economy, environment, and lifestyle of Maui. In its fifth year, Maui’s prime event to raise awareness about local agriculture on Maui invites Maui to talk story with the people who grow our food and their industry allies, discover what agriculture […]

Giving Grows Slow Food Maui

Posted on Mar 23, 2012 in Featured, Uncategorized | No Comments

A-d-v-o-c-a-t-e! Check these out! Official Slow Food Maui shirts are on sale now !  Buy them here and pick them up at Maui County Agricultural Festival on April 7, 2012.  Available in women’s sizes small, medium, large and extra large. Cost: $20.   Kula Fields Gives Generously to SFM Vouchers for produce boxes will be […]

Maui Product to Market Contest

Posted on Mar 23, 2012 in Contests, Featured | No Comments
Maui Product to Market Contest

“Maui Food Product to Market Contest” is looking for a new locally made food product that utilizes the most amount of locally grown products (Grown on Maui fruits, vegetables, and more). Submissions must have commercial viability and Maui Food Technology Center (MFTC) will help one local entrepreneur take the product from idea to the store […]

Kula Fields Shows Us How To Prepare Chard

Posted on Feb 13, 2012 in Featured, Recipes, Video | No Comments
Kula Fields Shows Us How To Prepare Chard

Our current Chair, Roxanne Tiffin of Kula Fields, is often asked how use the chard that she supplies in her boxes. In this video, she gives us a quick lesson in one of the easiest, most delicious preparations of this wonderful vegetable. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdhQP2sg9x4[/youtube] For the full recipe, visit the Kula Fields website ->