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Students Embark on Farm Field Trips to Learn About the Food System

November 19, 2018
By: Stephanie Loui

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Month, ‘ĀINA schools visited farms, loʻi and loko iʻa around Oʻahu to celebrate the local abundance of agriculture and fisheries that make up the local food system. 31 grade levels from 14 schools...

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Celebrating Farm to School with Local ‘Ulu Beef Stew

October 10, 2018
By: Stephanie Loui

This month, public schools throughout Hawaiʻi are putting a delicious, local and seasonally abundant product on the lunchline: ‘Ulu! Also known as breadfruit, ʻulu is an important staple throughout the Pacific, celebrated for its many uses and most famously, its generous fruiting season. As...

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Hawaiian Garden Huli Harvest!

September 24, 2018
By: Stephanie Loui

 

Mahalo to our amazing network of docents for attending the first ʻĀINA in Schools training of the year! Over the last two weeks, garden, compost and nutrition docents attended regional trainings with their ʻĀINA teams to receive curricula, lesson materials, and teaching tips to start the...

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An Introduction to Rat Lungworm Disease

August 23, 2018
By: Joe Wat

If you’ve been watching the news or reading the newspaper you have probably been hearing about something called Rat Lungworm Disease. What is it? How did it come to Hawaiʻi? How can we keep ourselves and our families safe? After attending a training for educators run by the Oʻahu Farm to...

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