Learning to Eat from the Land
This is a terrific site for information about growing your own food in Hawaii. If you aren’t quite ready, remember to support your local farmers.
Reprinted from Hawai’i Homegrown Food Network Newsletter 25 JULY 2013.
Here’s an article that sums up some of the main thoughts on eating very local that I’ve had since starting this blog.
Harvest for a Marketless Monday, left to right in a circle (sort of): cane syrup, jackfruit, eggs, daikon, dried coconut, lilikoi, bananas, lime, yakon, sweet potato, air porato, orange, avocado, blue corn, peanuts, and papaya.
I moved to Hawai’i Island close to three years ago, straight from a desk job in a small city in the northwest U.S., to my lifetime dream of learning to live off the land. My kids were mostly grown, and I was disillusioned with the effectiveness of my job as an environmental health educator. I had a new partner who shared my desire to go “back to the garden.” But unlike me, Dan had planned ahead and owned 20 acres off-grid along the Hamakua…
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