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Staying Food-Informed for a Sustainable Future

February 15, 2017
By: Stephanie Loui, Food Corps Hawaiʻi Service Member

Now more than ever we eaters—that’s all of us—must stay attuned to what is happening to our food in the United States and around the world. Closely connected to our environmental fate, evolving technologies, labor rights, physical and mental health, food has the ability to both heal and to...

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FoodCorps Hawai’i: A Year (and some) in Review

January 10, 2017
By: Stephanie Loui, Food Corps Hawaiʻi Service Member

Explaining my job depends on who I am talking to. For the briefest of introductions, I describe myself as a nutrition and garden educator. Sometimes, I am a teacher. Sometimes, I am a non-profit program coordinator. Occasionally I organize family events. I host taste tests with students, help to...

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‘Tis the Season-ings: An Elegant Edible Gift Idea for Anyone on your List

December 19, 2016
By: Stephanie Loui, Food Corps Hawaiʻi Service Member

With the holiday season in full-swing, it is almost impossible not to be swept up in the shopping frenzy that comes with it, whether for gifts, decorations, special meals, or the (occasional) “treat yourself…” While gifting can be fulfilling, it can also at times be stressful and more than a...

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Hawaiian Harvest Holiday Sides

November 18, 2016
By: Stephanie Loui, Food Corps Hawaiʻi Service Member

For many of us, the holiday season marks the celebration of family and well-being, of coming together with our loved ones, often around the dinner table. Celebrating with food is not just about filling our bellies but an expression of love, of bountifulness, and of nurturing one another.

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