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Soursop Cream Soda by Hanan of Big Island Grindz  - Hanan grew up eating soursop but never imagined that as an adult she would be inventing outrageously delicious concoctions, like… Read More →
Kinoole Farmers Market: Convenient Shopping and 100% Local! - The Kinoole Farmers Market (KFM) was started in 2006 with the collaboration and support of Hawaii County Farm Bureau's Hilo,… Read More →
Hamakua Harvest Haupia Sweet Potato Pie by Lei Lei Paolacci - Haupia Sweet Potato Pie is a shoe-in winner during sweet potato season and Lei Lei is a talented woman who… Read More →
Kimchi Fried Rice by Sally of SJ’s Foods - Try this Kimchi Fried Rice shared by Sally, a proud chef and mother whose culinary creativity has early beginnings. For… Read More →
Roots Cafe, Farmacy, and Mobile Market: A Wellspring of Wellness for Kalihi - The next time you’re craving a locally grown, organic, ‘ono, and affordable lunch head to the Roots Cafe and Farmacy… Read More →
Kuhio Hale Farmers Market: Serving the Community ‘Ai with Aloha - Located amid the green pastures of Waimea, the Kuhio Hale Farmers Market is situated safely under the eaves of the… Read More →
Cucumber Salad by Cameron Foy from the Kapili ‘Oihana Internship Program - When asked to share a recipe, Cameron Foy thought of her favorite cucumber salad. She purchases locally grown cucumber from… Read More →
Waialua Farmers Cooperative Market: Historic Small Town Market With A Big Heart - Bring cash and a box or bag to stock up on fresh, local ingredients at Waialua Farmers Cooperative Market. Waialua… Read More →
Roasted Papaya from Sustainable Boost - This Roasted Papaya recipe was created by Amber Long using Sustainable Boost's Better Together Turmeric Ginger powder. Amber “was born… Read More →
Raven Hanna’s Mamey Sapote Pudding - Mamey Sapote Pudding sounds so foreign but once you taste this simple and flavorful recipe you’ll be seeking out this… Read More →
Kailua Farmers Market: A Reflection of Resiliency and Community Spirit - If you are looking for those alternative pau hana vibes visit the Kailua Farmers Market. This pet-friendly farmers market is… Read More →
Kohala Food Hub: Bringing North Kohala’s Bounty Online - When it comes to farmers markets, the Kohala Food Hub bridges the traditional with the modern. It doesn’t set up… Read More →
Malama Kauai CSA: The Kauai Food Hub Thats On the Move - A new Kauai food hub, led by an extraordinary team of aina-minded people, is hitting the streets, feeding families, and… Read More →
Pure Kona Green Market – “From The Land, By Our Hand” - If you visit the Pure Kona Green Market on a Sunday morning, you will not be disappointed.  For some much-needed… Read More →
KCC Farmers Market: Treasured Among Locals and Visitors - The Kapiolani Community College (KCC) Market may perhaps be the most reputable market on the island of Oahu. The market… Read More →
Mililani Market: A Food Community at the Heart of Oahu - With vendors coming from Kahuku’s Ho Farms to Pearl City’s Son Farm and everywhere in between, the centralized Mililani Market… Read More →
Honolulu Farmers’ Market: A Portal For Accessibility & Opportunity - Every Wednesday evening the cozy, comfortable, and urban Honolulu Farmer’s Market located conveniently on Ward Avenue, between King street and… Read More →
Tomato Jam by Chef Lyndon Honda of Project Kokua - This Tomato Jam recipe was created by Chef Lyndon Honda who was born and raised on Oahu and attended culinary… Read More →
HFMA Releases Round 2 of SNAP at Markets Mini-Grant Program - HFMA is providing $44,500 in mini-grants to farmers markets statewide to help increase access to local produce among low-income communities.… Read More →
Wild Root Beer Recipe by Sunny Savage of Savage Kitchen - The Island Snakeroot (Polygala Paniculata) The often “fleeting and ethereal” wintergreen smell of the Island Snakeroot plant gets captured when… Read More →
Kukui Grove Monday Pau Hana Market: Eat The Season in Style - Newly named the Monday Pau Hana Market, this Lihue farmers market is a collaborative creation of Kukui Grove Center and… Read More →
Chili by Carissa Holley of Blue Zones Project - This chili recipe was a way for Carissa Holley to turn her whole family into bean lovers. As a working… Read More →
Hukilau Lanai’s Warm Quinoa Salad with Hanalei Taro Hummus - This warm quinoa salad recipe uses seasonal ingredients grown by local Kauai farmers like cauliflower, curry leaves, sweet peppers and… Read More →
Waimea Midweek Market: A Charming Treasure - Tucked away amid the green pastures of Parker Ranch in the beautiful town of Waimea, this Wednesday morning farmers market… Read More →
Mama Jelly’s Chicken Papaya from Tita Kaiwi of Maui Food Bank - A comforting Filipino soup — chicken papaya is the “chicken noodle soup” of Hawaii. To get the ingredients for this… Read More →
Kapaa Sunshine Market: Beachfront & Bountiful - Farmers hurriedly set up their booths amongst a light, drizzly rain and distant thunder. Not wanting to keep the crowds… Read More →
Kabocha Squash Soup from Kaimana Brummel of Blue Zones Project - The meal Kaimana Brummel makes for every occasion has humble beginnings at her local farmers market where she first discovered… Read More →
Uala Dill Salad by Kaui Onekea of Ehuola Ohana Health Project - This uala dill salad recipe was developed by Kaui Onekea for the Ehuola Ohana Health Project. Her goal for this… Read More →
HFMA Launches SNAP at Markets Grant Program - Hawaii Farmers Market Association SNAP at Markets Mini-Grant Program HFMA is providing $44,500 in mini-grants to farmers markets statewide to… Read More →
Easy Ulu Doughnut Holes from The Locavore Store - For the self-proclaimed non-bakers - like Catarina Zaragoza, co-owner of The Locavore Store — this ulu doughnut holes recipe is… Read More →
The People’s Open Market: Generations of Making Fresh Food Affordable - Affordable produce, open urban spaces, and local residents; simple ingredients The People’s Open Market has employed for over 40 years… Read More →
Okolehao Old Fashioned by Hanalei Spirits - An ancient Hawaiian beverage crafted into an Old Fashioned. Hanalei Spirits, the newest makers of this long-enjoyed liquor, get a… Read More →
Waimea Homestead Farmers Market at Honopua Farm: A Trusted Resource - Roen and Ken Hufford have been selling their produce at the Waimea Homestead Farmers Market for more than 25 years!… Read More →
Maple Citrus Roasted Carrots by Eileen Magalianes - This maple citrus roasted carrots recipe is a hearty, savory vegan dish with a kick of citrus! Easy to make,… Read More →
Sustainable Molokai Mobile Market: A Molokai Farmers Market on Wheels - One minute, it’s just a dirt lot. The next minute, a small refrigerated van and a vehicle pull up. A… Read More →
Avocado Guacadile Dip for Keiki by CTAHR’s Nutrition Dept. - They say the trick to getting kids to eat their veggies is to invite them into the kitchen and have… Read More →
Country Dill Salad Dressing from Naked Cow Dairy - Country dill salad dressing sounds pretty good, but when you realize the cheese and yogurt used in the recipe is… Read More →
Poi Banana Bread from the Keiki Produce Prescriptions Program - Poi Banana Bread sounds like the beautiful marriage of two of some of the most culturally iconic Hawaiian food crops… Read More →
Hamakua Harvest Farmers Market: Support Farmers, Enrich Community - A “home” market to many supporters who have attended and cheered this market on since it first opened in 2014,… Read More →
Kiawe Flour Blondie Aina Bars by Vince Dodge of Waianae Gold - Haumana o Halau Ku Mana spend the day at Waianae Gold sorting and drying Kiawe beans. These Blondie Aina Bars… Read More →
Kilauea Farmers Market at Anaina Hou: Hiki No! - Saturdays bring a crowd of die-hard locavores that rely on the farmers market at Anaina Hou for their fresh supply… Read More →
Grove Farm Market: The New Lihue Farmers Market! - It’s a gorgeous morning at Grove Farm Market and cars line the entire square of the Lihue farmers market! Vendors… Read More →
Sautéed Radish Leaves by Amanda Smith, the Menehune Chef - “The connection to the food and the land is what I fell in love with”, shares Amanda Smith. And after… Read More →
Hakalau Farmers Market & FoodShare: A Lovely Afternoon Treat! - You wont find the name Hakalau in the Hawaiian dictionary. But if you search for the words seperately, haka and… Read More →
Sugarloaf Pineapple Pina Colada by Hanalei Spirits - The Pina Colada is known for being one of those fruity, frilly drinks ordered poolside on hot summer days. Usually… Read More →
ulu tortillas Ulu Tortillas by Tom Pickett of Kilauea Bakery - It’s July 1991 and the Kilauea Bakery bakes its first loaves of bread for the rural Kauai town of Kilauea.… Read More →
Waipa Farmers Market: The Land that Feeds Kauai - Linda Yoshii is one of the many farmers here at market. She raises big, beautiful fruit on her family farm… Read More →
Cassava Patties by Aunty Kaiulani Odom of Kokua Kalihi Valley - This Cassava Patties recipe is a favorite of Kaiulani, director of the Roots Program at Kokua Kalihi Valley. An incredible… Read More →
Keauhou Farmers Market: 100% Hawaii Island Grown - The Keauhou Farmers Market offers a wide variety of high quality, locally grown produce and value added products. Delicious foods… Read More →
Upcountry Farmers Market: A Maui Market to Celebrate - The Upcountry Farmers Market has been a mainstay on Maui for over 40 years. Just recently they celebrated their 10-year… Read More →
Kahumana Organic Farms Farmers Market: Straight from the Source - How far do your veggies and fruits travel to get to you? When you buy from Kahumana Farmers Market, a… Read More →
Hanalei Farmers Market: Inviting Extended Ohana to Connect - The love of family and community inspired the creation of this space. A place for everybody to use and gather,… Read More →
Taro Vodka Bloody Mary by Hanalei Spirits - This Bloody Mary recipe gets an added boost from Hanalei Spirits Taro Vodka— a delightful liquor that creates a new… Read More →
preventing-rat-lungworm 8 Ways to Prevent Rat Lungworm at Your Farmers Market - Rat lungworm has been found on all Hawaiian islands and so it is critical that farmers markets - as key… Read More →
Hale Puna’s Waimea Farmers Market: A West Side Hub for Food Access - “The scary house” Turned Fresh Gem What once was “the scary house” is now home to a small neighborhood food… Read More →
retaining farmers market vendors Retaining Farmers Market Vendors  - So you have all the vendors you need for your market - right on! But you’re not done here. Turnover… Read More →
Recruiting Farmers Market Vendors - To have a successful farmers market in Hawaii, you need to recruit a consistent set of vendors offering a diversity… Read More →