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Citizen Science for All Ages

What is citizen science? According to National Geographic, “Citizen science is the practice of public participation and collaboration in scientific research to increase scientific knowledge. […] New networks and communities of interested citizen scientists are created each day to learn more about the world and how we can contribute to understanding it.” It’s fun to be …

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February – Hawaiian Invasive Species Awareness Month

It’s Hawai’i Invasive Species Awareness Month! As we journey through the month I will be sharing stories about my relationships with “abundance species”, a journey of staying informed of their impacts within our ecosystems while never losing sight of respect for their life and the divine intelligence of nature. You can follow along here, and …

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Final Day – Eat Local Maui Challenge

“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 want to change something we have to be that change and it’s been an honor to walk alongside my fellow participants. I hope …

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Day 25 – Eat Local Maui Challenge

Day 25 of eating 100% local to the Hawaiian Islands. Today I wanted chips 😂 just give me some damn chips LOL! But no, I got this, with no cheating or quitting…coming into the home stretch.  Today’s menu – breakfast :: wild amaranth***, garlic chives*, avocado*, nasturtium*, sea lettuce***, pumpkin flowers*, zucchini from Okamura Farm, …

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Wild Root Beer – Eat Local Maui Challenge

The absolutely delicious wild fermentation of false awa (Piper auritum), into a naturally carbonated root beer, gets bottled with the addition of some wild and cultivated ingredients. It’s the 24th Day of eating 100% local foods from the Hawaiian Islands for the Eat Local Maui Challenge with Project Locavore. Breakfast is good, but lunch is …

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Wild Amaranth Chimichurri – Eat Local Maui Challenge

A montage of wild amaranth helps you see the many sizes and shapes this plant can take. This was Day 23 of eating 100% local foods from the Hawaiian Islands. Part of the Eat Local Maui Challenge with Project Locavore, to strengthen our local community and food supply chains. Wild Amaranth Chimichurri Recipe: 2 cups …

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Avocado Mousse – Eat Local Maui Challenge

Day 20 of eating 100% locally grown foods to the Hawaiian Islands as part of the Eat Local Maui Challenge with Project Locavore. Had a nice big breakfast, snacky kind of lunch, and dinner with an avocado mousse dessert. In the video you get an inside peek at putting ingredients together.  Breakfast :: kalo from Ho`omakua …

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Day 17 – Eat Local Maui Challenge

100% local for my 17th Day straight of the Eat Local Maui Challenge at Project Locavore. Today’s feasting included :: Ho’omakua kalo made into poi, persimmon gifted from Protea Gardens of Maui, lilikoi*, roasted kukui nut***, toasted macadamia nut from Waihe’e Macnut Plantation, bee pollen from guy up at the top of UpCountry Farmers Market, …

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Day 16 – Eat Local Maui Challenge

No videos today, must rest, but daaaang this dish is sooooo ono!!! 100% local. The Eat Local Maui Challenge through Project Locavore is over half way through now. Got some big fat zucchini from the UpCountry Farmers Market (don’t know name of farmer) which were salted in Hawaiian Volcano Sea Salt and water and soaked, then …

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Cooking Pine Bark with Pumpkin Soup – Eat Local Maui Challenge

Ever wondered how to eat the inner bark of Monterey pine (Pinus radiata)? Watch to see it prepared in a pumpkin soup. This is Day 14 of eating 100% locally grown, raised, and foraged foods from the Hawaiian Islands for the Eat Local Maui Challenge with Project Locavore. I made banana bread earlier in the …

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