Tag: locavore

Wild Foods Road to Hana – Eat Local Maui Challenge

Want to learn about edible invasive species along the Road to Hana? Did you know inkberry (Ardisia elliptica) is edible? How about false awa (Piper auritum), with its edible flowers and leaves? What about the berries of Koster’s curse (Clidemia hirta)? Costus (Costus woodsonii) flowers? Honohono grass (Commelina diffusa)? Yellow butterfly ginger (Hedychium flavescens) flowers, …

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Happy Halloween – Eat Local Maui Challenge

One of my absolute favorite times of year! These times of celebration can be challenging when trying to eat 100% local, as potluck and family traditions abound. But, I slogged my way through, and not half badly when chocolate and caramels are involved.  tea :: blue butterfly pea flowers gifted from Wailuku Farms, lemon from my …

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Make Your Own Coconut Milk – Eat Local Maui Challenge

Get a glimpse into eating 100% local foods from the Hawaiian Islands. This video highlights the process of making homemade coconut milk, from opening the coconut all the way to milk. This is Day 10 of the Eat Local Maui Challenge with Project Locavore, where folks are encouraged to include as many locally grown/raised/foraged foods …

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Making Chocolate & Grandma’s 90th Birthday – Eat Local Maui Challenge

A glimpse into Day 9 of eating 100% locally grown and raised foods from the Hawaiian Islands. I pretty much ate leftovers all day, but attempted to make a banana cake topped in chocolate for my Grandma's 90th birthday.

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