Regeneration Is What We All Need Now

The Hawaii Farmers Union United celebrates a decade of existence with a major conference and optimism for the future. By Vincent Mina This is a story about the power of regeneration, and it starts where most everything starts when you’re a farmer: in the soil. If we want vitality in our bodies, we need it in…

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Farmers adjust from growing for eateries to public

With recent restaurant and business closures and social distancing orders, harvesting and distributing fresh produce has become more challenging for farmers and for people looking to purchase locally grown food. The Hawaii Farmers Union United, local farmers and stores are working to maintain that pipeline from the fields to the dinner table. To address the…

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Farmers Union Responds to COVID-19

For Immediate Release The Hawaii Farmers Union United (HFUU) has launched a task force to quickly organize local food production; aggregate existing food hubs; and collaborate with certified commercial kitchens, door-to-door distributors and other stakeholders; to immediately address the economic impact of food sustainability from the global crisis. The task force under formation is starting…

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Support Tiny House Legislation – House Bill (HB2)

Tiny Houses are capturing the imagination as a creative solution to Hawaii’s affordable housing crisis. State Representative Cindy Evans has a pivotal new House Bill (HB2) on the floor that has passed review by both the Agriculture and Judiciary Committees and is now heading for a vote on the floor of the House of Representatives…

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Ulupono Initiative: Multi-Island "Farmer Listening Sessions"

Ulupono Initiative is organizing small gatherings in agricultural production “hot spots” within each County over the next couple of weeks to listen, learn, and brainstorm solutions to Hawaii’s many challenging food issues. In an effort to improve our current local food production metrics and better understand the constraints in the system that make expansion challenging,…

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Food Security & Papahanaumokuakea Marine Natl. Monument

TUNE IN Tomorrow where HFUU Policy Chair, Jessica Wooley, will talk about issues such as food security and the proposal to expand Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument on the Maui Breakfast Club broadcast: Friday 7/29 following the 7:00 a.m. CBS Morning News on KAOI 1110 AM, 96.7 FM, 96.5 FM on the Westside and on the Internet at kaoi1110.com. Here…

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