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BLOG: Supply and Demand: How our community can support local farmers in their endeavors to scale up

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Monday, November 19, 2018

Last week we had the pleasure of welcoming Eric Pond, co-owner of Greenleaf Farm Management in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, as the keynote speaker of our quarterly EAT THINK DRINK event. The night’s topic was “Scaling Up––Small Farm to Big Farm” and saw ag industry thought-leaders, innovators and farmers come together to share their experiences and expertise in expanding their business operations with an audience of more than 180 industry peers and community members. 

Eric, a leader in sustainable farming in the Pacific Northwest, examined key factors and shared insights on what farmers need to think about when the opportunity or desire to scale up arises.

 

BLOG: Getting wasted: The sober reality of food waste in Hawaii

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Friday, October 19, 2018

Hawaii residents know all too well that food doesn’t come cheap. We pay some of the highest food prices in the United States, but we still waste more than a quarter of our food supply. Wasted food equals wasted money. Besides the financial impact to each individual or family, how else does food waste affect Hawaii?

 

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