Mango Chutney, Stewing Chickens, & Spreading the LOVE

Farmers’ Market News
July 23, 2014 – Vol. 6 Issue 29

Aloha FarmLovers!

This Sunday in KailuaTown we have our second in the “Discover You Can: Learn, Make Share” Series, made possible through the support of Jardin (makers of Ball Jars & FoodSaver.) Skya Boudousquie of Ola Loa Wellness will be teaching how to make probiotic-rich, live-fermented Mango Chutney with locally grown mango. He will also make spicy Pickled Pineapple Spears with locally grown Thai chili peppers and pineapple. Customers will learn how to best store their ripe bananas in the freezer using the FoodSaver system. Lots of giveaways and fun for all!

TIN ROOF RANCH CHICKENStin roog new signage

Please call LuAnn at Tin Roof Ranch to order your Stewing Chickens for this week, then pick them up at Haleiwa Farmers’ Market on Thursday. These are organic, pasture-raised, delicious for broth, soup or any type of slow cooking with liquid.  $3.00/lb. (BONUS: The birds listen to classical music all day!) Call 808-778-9065.

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A few reasons why we love you…

Farmers’ Market News
July 16, 2014 – Vol. 6 Issue 28

Aloha FarmLovers-

Here at FarmLovers, we are all about supporting LOCAL. That means more than our amazing farmers, ranchers, fishermen, foodies and artisans… that also means YOU! We are thrilled to be part of your weekly routine, and honored that you think of us when consider what to serve on your tables meal after meal. Thank you for supporting our farmers, and feeding your loved ones with the freshest possible produce! We love seeing you in the market aisles, and look forward to many, many more market days in the years to come. Let us know how we can better serve you… Mahalo!

We are getting super healthy over at Kakaako. Have you noticed the great line-up of wholesome offerings? We have Cultured Brew serving up an array of probiotics from kombucha to kim chi, Ruth’s Juice concocting delicious organic fresh-pressed juices, Liscious Dishes keeping it real with raw, vegan sweets and savories,  Olakai Hawaii’s tender and crisp sea asparagus, Ma’O organics keeping it real with their amazing greens, and so much more. This week, try something you’ve never tried before and let us know what you think!

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Two easy ways to support Small Family Farmers

Farmers’ Market News
July 9, 2014 – Vol. 6 Issue 27

Aloha FarmLovers!

Obviously, you shop every week at the farmers’ market – filing those bags with the freshest produce grown by local family farmers – but how else can we support the small family farmers?

Every legislative session, there are bills that come up that directly impact our farmers. Some beneficial, others detrimental. Supporting candidates who support our farmers who sustainably grow “local food for local consumption” is an easy way to serve the greater good. With nearly 90% of our food being imported, we need to take huge strides toward self sufficiency. If you have moved since you last registered to vote… you are running out of time to update that address before the upcoming Primary Election on August 9th. Click here  to download the form, and make sure to mail it in by Thursday, July 10th!

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Enjoy These Fresh Picnic Ideas!

 Farmers’ Market News
July 2 2014 – Vol. 6 Issue 26

Aloha FarmLovers!

Summer is here, and it’s time for family picnics, beachy afternoons, fireworks and cool evenings spent with friends on the lanai! We’ve got some great recipes for you (below) to help with all summery occasions. Start with fresh produce, add aloha, and serve. Have fun!

Well, Coffee Fest 2014 was a blast! Thanks to each and every one of the 4000+ who came out to celebrate Hawaii’s coffee growers and roasters! Big MAHALOs to our Coffee Fest sponsors Hawaii Coffee Association, Dole’s Waialua Estate Coffee, Daylight Mind Coffee Company and Ward Centers for making all this fun possible!

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Coffee Fest this Saturday!

 Farmers’ Market News
June 126 2014 – Vol. 6 Issue 25
Aloha FarmLovers!
Come on out this Saturday to the Coffee Fest at Kakaako Farmers’ Market! We have lots of fun planned and many special guests! Chef Lee Anne Wong from Koko Head Cafe and Mama T from Down to Earth will be on hand to share their coffee inspired recipes. Hang out with the baristas and learn about the vast world of Coffee Brewing Methodology, while you sample coffees grown on Molokai, Oahu, Maui, Kauai and Big Island. Book Signings with Gerald Kinro and Shawn Steiman. Watch the action as the baristas go head to head using mystery ingredients from the market as they creatively race to the delicious top in the Barista Showdown. Matt Azcon (The Curb), Karley Webb (Bills Waikiki), Row Axcon (Honolulu Coffee Co), Rachel Brains (Beach Bum Cafe) and Mark Brians (Beach Bum Cafe) will be competing for the coveted title… who will be the victor? Come cheer for your favorite barista! Our market foodies will be creating plenty of yummy coffee delights, including Coffee & Coconut Cream Panna Cotta from Casa Della Dolce Vita; Coffee Cotton Candy from Spun Paradise; Kona Coffee MacNut Financiers from Life is Sweet, and more. Big MAHALOs to our Coffee Fest sponsors Hawaii Coffee Association, Dole’s Waialua Estate Coffee, Daylight Mind Coffee Company and Ward Centers for making all this fun possible!
For info on the 4000+ stalls of free parking at the Ward Centers… click here

THURSDAY IN HALEIWA:
PAUL IZAK


Paul Izak will be our musical guest this week in Haleiwa! Come rock out in the cafe, or dance on the grass, or just tap your toes… bring a friend and enjoy the tunes! See you in the Valley 3-7pm, come hungry. And folks on the Windward side… don’t worry, we’ll have him back in time for Sunday’s KailuaTown market!

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