On the menu today ... still a lunch favorite for the students at the Kohala Complex... the beef laulau plate. The meal is made with local beef wrapped in local luau and ti leaves, served with local sweet potato and lomi tomato (scallions in the lomi are local). #farmtoschool #f2s #hawaiif2s ... See MoreSee Less
The Farm to School Initiative is a public-private partnership with the Lt. Governor’s office, Hawaii Department of Agriculture, Hawaii State Department of Health, Hawaii Department of Education, Dorrance Family Foundation, Hawaii Appleseed, Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation, Kaiser Permanente, Kokua Hawaii Foundation, HMSA, The Kohala Center and Ulupono Initiative. ... See MoreSee Less
We are a proud supporter of the state's Hawaii State Farm to School Pilot Initiative that is working to put more locally produced foods, cooked from scratch, on the plates of public school children. Here's a look at the pilot project in Kohala.
*Additional video courtesy of Hawaii State Department of Education
Mahalo Ulupono Initiative for coming to visit and celebrate #FarmtoSchoolWeek with us. A huge mahalo to the Kohala Complex's principals and cafeteria staff for supporting our Hawaii Farm to School Initiative! ... See MoreSee Less
We had a blast kicking off National #FarmToSchool Month at Kohala Elementary!
Shout out to Augie T and Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui for sharing the #FarmtoSchool message with the kids.
Hawaii State Farm to School Pilot Initiative
#F2S #FarmToSchool #HawaiiFarmToSchool
KITV reports how Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui, The Kohala Center, Hawaii Department of Agriculture and the Hawaii State Department of Education are working together to increase the purchase of local food for school cafeterias by working with local farms.
October is Farm-To-School Month!
The celebration brings an awareness to the growing importance of farm to school programs as a means to improve child nutrition, encourage diverse careers in agriculture, support local economies, and educate children about the origins of food.
KOHALA — The beef laulau plate at the Kohala Complex remains to be one of the lunch faves at the schools. It was on the menu today. The meal is made with local beef wrapped in local luau and ti leaves, served with local sweet potato and lomi tomato (scallions in the lomi are […]
HONOLULU – The Hawaii Farm to School Initiative is celebrating Farm to School Week by highlighting its pilot project at the Kohala Complex. From October 2 to 5, the cafeteria is featuring local ingredients in its serving “Island Fresh First” lunch menu. Students at the Kohala Elementary, Intermediate and High schools will enjoy delicious, fresh […]
HONOLULU — The State’s Farm to School Pilot Project was awarded the Kanu Ola award during the 2017 Hawaii Agriculture Conference. Twelve other organizations or individuals were also recognized for their contributions to developing innovative and inspirational farm to school programs in Hawaii. Spearheaded by Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui, the Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE), the Hawaii Department […]