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Ulu Unlimited: Growers see breadfruit as a way to build Hawaii's food security

October 24, 2018 (Honolulu Star-Advertiser)—In one sense, breadfruit, or ulu, can be considered a dream crop. Its virtues are multifold: Nutritious, delicious and extremely versatile, the fruit can be eaten at all stages of ripeness. Read more»

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October's Harvest of the Month features Ulu Beef Stew in student meals

October 3, 2018 (KHON 2)—The Hawaii State Department of Education is continuing its Aina Pono: Harvest of the Month program for a second year.

This October, participating public schools statewide will be serving Ulu Beef Stew. The new lunch entree features locally-grown breadfruit, thanks to an ongoing partnership with Hawaii...

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The Hawaii Ulu Producers Cooperative: Better Together

September 20, 2018 (Hawaii Magazine)—In just two years, the Hawaii Ulu Producers Cooperative (HUPC) has amassed 35 member farms, built a processing facility, harvested 53,000 pounds of ulu, and supplied 3,000 pounds of prepared ulu—enough for one meal—to all of Oahu’s public schools. For 2018, it’s on track to provide...

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Hawaii food ambassadors win awards in Shanghai, New Orleans

Hauula-raised chef Kaimana Chee was the big winner in the third annual Farm & Table Chefs Taste Challenge in New Orleans. Chee’s winning dish, Kalua Pig Sundae, featured breadfruit from the Hawaii Ulu Cooperative, donated by the state Department of Agriculture, as well as a whole pig.

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