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Maui Eat Local Challenge 2023

Hard to believe it's been 10 years that I've participated in the Maui Eat Local Challenge. I remember when we started there was no locally available olive oil, cultivated gourmet mushrooms, cashews, skyr, or black pepper. A few people on the…
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Fried Cereus Flower & Pa’i’ai Pizza – Eat Local Maui Challenge

Final day of the EAT LOCAL MAUI 2021 Challenge (held from September 12-18) Day 7 Breakfast Coffee from Kupa`a Farms. Foraged Strawberry Guava Juice* Foraged cereus flower stuffed with venison/pork sausage (traded for…
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100% Local Snacks & Cocktails – Eat Local Maui Challenge

EAT LOCAL MAUI 2021 Challenge was held from September 12-18 Day 6 Feel like I’ve been snacking all day :-P Snacks Foraged `akulikuli (sea purslane), mango from Kupa`a Farms, jalapeño from Kumu Farms inspired by Poppy…
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Moringa Pods – Eat Local Maui Challenge

EAT LOCAL MAUI 2021 Challenge was held from September 12-18 Day 5 Lunch Zucchini noodles with pesto (basil, olive oil, macadamia nuts, salt), sliced cherry tomatoes, ali`i mushrooms with thyme, goat cheese, black pepper and…
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100% Local Crackers – Eat Local Maui Challenge

EAT LOCAL MAUI 2021 Challenge was held from September 12-18 Day 4 Breakfast Made poi from the pa`i`ai, topped with gifted banana, gifted pomegranate, fig from garden, kumquat from garden, starfruit from garden, mango…
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Cassava Brunch & Pumpkin Soup – Eat Local Maui Challenge

Ok, halfway through this challenge! EAT LOCAL MAUI 2021 Challenge was held from September 12-18 Day 3 Brunch Cassava from my garden, boiled and then baked in Olinda Orchard olive oil with lots of garlic powder from Kupa`a…
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Moringa Powder & Processing Cassava Root – Eat Local Maui Challenge

EAT LOCAL MAUI 2021 Challenge was held from September 12-18  Day 2 Breakfast Eggs (gifted - I am seriously realizing how much food is gifted and traded, phenomenal to let the strength of that really sink in), Chinese…
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Pa’i’ai Taro Waffles – Eat Local Maui Challenge

The EAT LOCAL MAUI Challenge was held from September 12-18 this year and damn did we rock it! I only ate foods that were foraged/grown/raised in Hawai'i... 100% baby! So many people really stepped up to the Challenge…
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Final Day – Eat Local Maui Challenge

Photo by Cadence Feely "We don't need revolutionaries, we need solutionaries." – Alixa Garcia Over 160 solutionaries stepped up to participate in the Eat Local Maui Challenge, that's over 160 people who know that if we…
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Cooking Ulu over Open Fire – Eat Local Maui Challenge

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HwjSHjbgocU&feature=youtu.be Learn the technique for making fire-roasted stuffed ulu. Cooking over an open fire makes for delicious food, and we still doin' it in 2020! Too funny, I thought…
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Dyeing With Wild Indigo – Eat Local Maui Challenge

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UU1G6MHSBk&feature=youtu.be Get a peek into identifying wild indigo (Indigofera suffruticosa) and a rudimentary way of dyeing with it. Learn what a ripe Monstera deliciosa fruit looks like, and…
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How To Make Kiawe Flour – Eat Local Maui Challenge

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ntsgWyg7vOI&feature=youtu.be Dedicated to collective well-being, I share how to turn kiawe (Prosopis pallida) beans into flour. This abundance species, aka invasive species, is powerfully nutritious…