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September Highlights: Cost of Local Produce, Introducing the Localicious Leadership Council, Free Education Programs

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Check out some of our top highlights from this month, including:

  • Overcoming Hawaii's Sticker Shock: Understanding the High Costs of Local Produce
  • Mahalo for Joining Us at EAT THINK DRINK: Show Me the Green
  • Introducing the 2018 Localicious Leadership Council
  • ATTN: Public School Educators

August 2017 Highlights: Tickets Selling Fast, FREE Educational Programs, AG2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

Sign Up to Bring HAF’s Free Education Programs to Your Classroom

The Hawaii Agricultural Foundation is dedicated to educating future farmers and stewards of our state’s agriculture industry. Through our free educational programs, we work to build a strong continuum of ag educational opportunities in grades K through 12.

 

July 2017 Highlights: New EAT THINK DRINK, Localicious Raises $50K, Meet Noe from Lokoea Farm

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Introducing EAT THINK DRINK: Show Me the Green

How to Access Capital and Move Your Project from Seed to Shelf

Ever wonder what it takes to turn an innovative food project into a viable, profitable business model? Join five inspiring industry leaders and six of Honolulu's top chefs as they showcase their experience, expertise and knowledge on discovering and investing in the next big "Made in Hawaii" item.

EAT THINK DRINK: Show Me the Green will address questions frequently asked by local entrepreneurs, including, "What does the venture capital landscape look like and what exactly are these investors focusing on when seeking out new potential? How do successful, innovative products measure up, disrupt the market and attract funders for continued economic growth?" Afterward, continued fellowship and networking will take place over an interactive dine-around featuring six of Honolulu's hottest restaurants.

Guest panelists include Keynote Speaker Lou Cooperhouse of the Rutgers Food Innovation Center, Kyle Datta of Ulupono Initiative, Matt Small of ChefZone, Greg Leong of Arocrest Company and Nancy Enos of Foodland Super Market.

Featured tastemakers include Keaka Lee of The Pig & The Lady, Jason Schoonover of 12th Ave Grill, Kevin Lee of PAI Honolulu, Keith Pajinag of Ravish Honolulu, Michelle Karr-Ueoka and Lyndsey Simone of Roy’s Hawaii Kai. 

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May 2017 Highlights

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Did you miss out on EAT THINK DRINK: School Lunch? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

You can view the full panel discussion online, starting with an inspirational presentation by “Renegade Lunch Lady” and Keynote Speaker Chef Ann Cooper. Afterward, journey through an in-depth conversation on the challenges and opportunities that Hawaii’s farm to school initiatives face.

April 2017 Highlights

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Pack Your Lunch Boxes...EAT THINK DRINK: School Lunch Is Here!

The Hawaii Agricultural Foundation (HAF) invites you to join an engaging conversation on “School Lunch - Hawaii’s Farm to School Initiative” for the second EAT THINK DRINK presented by Hawaiian Airlines.

 

February 2017 Highlights

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Get your taste buds ready! Hawaii Agricultural Foundation (HAF) is kicking off the fourth annual Localicious Hawaii campaign and working with more than 150 chefs throughout the state. During the month of March, participating restaurants will designate one or more menu items that incorporate locally grown, caught or raised products as Localicious dishes.

For every dish sold, $1 is donated for the expansion of Hawaii’s Veggie U educational program.

What's What? A Lesson in Ag: Organic, Conventional and Biotech

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

More people are interested in agriculture and farming than ever, and many are seeking to buy and eat locally grown food and specialty products.  While this provides a great opportunity for local growers, the terms describing our food and it’s production are still easily and often mis-used.   Here’s the quick and dirty on what you need to know on your locally grown food journey! 

HAF is Participating in Give Aloha, Foodland's Annual Community Matching Gifts Program Throughout September 2016!

Friday, July 1, 2016

Mark your calendars!  During the month of September 2016, Hawai‘i Agricultural Foundation is participating in Give Aloha, Foodland’s Annual Community Matching Gifts Program.  Use your Maika‘i Card and our organization code number:  78641 to make your donation to support agricultural education and Foodland will match 20% - 25%!

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