The Hawaii Ulu Producers Cooperative: Better Together

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 12,500 pounds to all of the state’s public schools. It’s tangible proof that “it makes sense to work together, instead of in isolation,” says Dana Shapiro, manager of HUPC. Read more»

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