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Hawaii Grown: IDEAS

AgTech Is Hawaii’s Ticket To Diversification Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

AgTech Is Hawaii’s Ticket To Diversification

Our farmers need better tools to make agriculture an industry that is financially realistic.

5 Ways To Help Hawaii Farmers In 2022 Kalany Omengkar/Civil Beat/2021

5 Ways To Help Hawaii Farmers In 2022

If Hawaii wants more affordable local food it needs to make a more serious investment in farmers today. 

The Need To Move Hawaii Ag Lands Out From DLNR And Into The Ag Department Courtesy: Hawaii Cattlemenʻs Council

The Need To Move Hawaii Ag Lands Out From DLNR And Into The Ag Department

The requirement to transfer leased agricultural and pasture lands to the Department of Agriculture has been in place for decades. The state needs to finally do just that.

State Government Should Be Doing Its Part By Buying Local

State Government Should Be Doing Its Part By Buying Local

The state is the single-largest purchaser of food in Hawaii. How it directs its dollars has a huge impact.

Seed Diversity Is Vital To The Future Of Food

Seed Diversity Is Vital To The Future Of Food

The work of saving and breeding seed once made enormous contributions to Hawaii’s agriculture — and it must again.  

Worker Co-ops Can Lead The Way To A Healthier And More Just Economy ronitphoto

Worker Co-ops Can Lead The Way To A Healthier And More Just Economy

Co-ops operate in the spirit of laulima, or many hands working together with aloha.