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Let’s Celebrate Farm to School Month!

October 18, 2017
By: Stephanie Loui, ʻĀINA In Schools Program Coordinator

It’s official: October is Farm to School Month in Hawai’i! Through collaboration amongst the Hawaiʻi Farm to School and School Garden Hui, Hawaii Department of Education (HIDOE), the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA), the Kohala Center, the office of the Lieutenant Governor, and many...

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Hawaii Agriculture Conference

September 25, 2017
By: FoodCorps Service Member Malia Weisskopf

This past August, agricultural leaders from across Hawai'i and beyond convened at the Hawai'i Agriculture Conference, which includes the Farm to School Symposium. I was fortunate enough to attend the Symposium with my 2017 FoodCorps co-hort. We heard from various Farm to School expert panels...

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The Hidden Costs of Incineration

September 01, 2017
By: Polly Miller and Doorae Shin

Many still believe that trash is landfilled, but on Oʻahu, most waste that is not recycled or composted is incinerated.  That amounts to about 600,000 tons of trash being burned each year on Oʻahu. Though often touted as a sustainable solution to our waste problems, burning trash is often the...

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Delicious on-the-dash Dishes

August 22, 2017
By: Stephanie Loui, ʻĀINA In Schools Program Cooridnator

School is back in session and that means students (and parents) are settling back into the lunch-packing, celebration-planning, and on-the-go snack preparation that comes with it. In need of a culinary revamp? Consider ways you can incorporate healthy, fresh, and close to the source snacks and...

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