New program aims to expand Farm to School concept beyond lunch

September 28, 2022 (Hawaiʻi Public Radio) Earlier this month, the Hawaiʻi ʻUlu Cooperative launched its new Hoʻopili ʻAi Program, in partnership with the Farm to School Hui and Chef Hui.

The program aims to build bridges between K-5 students and Hawaiʻi-grown food — such as kalo (taro), ʻulu (breadfruit), and ʻuala (sweet potato).

Participating schools and classrooms have the option of receiving one of two box plans. The classroom box contains education materials and 25 individual pre-packaged produce for students and families to try at home.

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