Fruit-cycling for Food Security

Aug 22, 2011 No Comments by

  No matter what corner of the Island you might find yourself, as soon you step out into Maui air, your nose is hit with the scent of fresh fruit growing trees along the coastline and throughout the slopes of Upcountry. Tall, sturdy mango trees hang heavy with the orange, melt-in-your-mouth fruit. Skinny papaya trees [...]

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Sprouting Farmers in Maui Schools

Aug 22, 2011 No Comments by

Thinking back to school lunches of the past,  hamburgers, french fries, and small servings of ice cream are what might immediately come to mind if you’re under the age of 40. For many schools an unbalanced menu such as this that is high in sugar and fats is the daily standard. Simultaneously, childhood obesity and [...]

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Aug 16, 2011 No Comments by

“The whole world should behave like we are all living on an Island”. Here on Maui we must think and behave in a sustainable manner much more so than anywhere on Earth. The Hawaiian Islands are geographically the Earth’s most isolated parcels of land lying in the middle of the North Pacific Ocean some 2400 miles from both the nearest continental [...]

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