[Past] Best Practices for ‘Ulu Harvesting, Post-Harvest Handling, and Maturity Stage Identification

Saturday, August 11, 2018 • 8:30–11:30 a.m., with potluck to follow
Jacques-Tanaka Farm, 78-6824 Makenawai Street, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

This hands-on workshop will cover how to identify ‘ulu at the ideal maturity stage for co-op product processing and most other Hawai‘i customers, focusing on specific identifiers for different varieties commonly found on Hawai‘i Island. We will also discuss best practices for ‘ulu harvesting with five different tools/techniques presented and time for participants to try out each one. Co-op staff will then demonstrate post-harvest handling methods to extend shelf life and maximize fruit quality.

Space is very limited! Only 10 spots are available. $5 for co-op members, $15 for non-members. To register, email info@eatbreadfruit.com or call 808-238-8869. Members receive priority registration through August 1. Additional workshops may be scheduled depending on demand.