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Papalani Gelato Releases Organic Sorbetto

Some of the best gelato you’ve ever tasted is right here on Kauai Kauai-based Papalani Gelato has released a line of organic sorbets. With two shops on Kauai and two in Florida, owner Marck Shipley says they are the first national gelato brand to offer organic sorbetto. Papalani Gelato’s sorbetto is a dairy-free, GMO-free, gluten-free…

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November 19, 2014

Pau Hana Friday for April 25

The recipe for Jason Takemura’s Garlic Salt and Pepper Shrimp is in From Kau Kau to Cuisine. Photo Credit: Rae Huo Tasting Kauai Happy Aloha Friday! We had an exceptional week and hope you did too. In our “Tastes of Kauai” column in today’s The Garden Island newspaper, you can learn about the new cookbook…

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April 25, 2014

Durga Farms' Banana Love Loaf

Bananas at Durga Farm. Durga Farm photo This week, I feature Durga Farms in my Farmers Markets column for Kauai Midweek. It was the first time Dan and I had been to their farm in Anahola and I was surprised to learn that they also offer yoga retreats and Ayurveda healing. The owner, Myra Lewin, wrote two…

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December 12, 2013

The Facts Behind the Project for Kauai Community Empowerment

Growing aquaponic lettuce at the Kauai Community College. Daniel Lane photo The Community Empowerment Project will employ methods of community engagement and empowerment that have proven successful in cities across the US and Europe. These methods will engage community organizations and members in taking responsibility for planning and implementing systems of food production and distribution…

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June 23, 2013

One Song Farm Presents Novice & Master Gardening Workshop

Lisa and Sun at their farm Kumu Aina which means “land as teacher”. Daniel Lane photo Sunday, May 19 The Garden as Teacher workshop 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Kilauea, $36, cash only Lisa and Sun’s 30 years of combined knowledge of growing organically in the Hawaiian islands will help unlock the mysteries of Kauai…

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May 9, 2013

Making Unfermented Noni Juice

Ripe noni is soft and translucent. Daniel Lane photo     Noni fruit is a medicinal food that Polynesians have been using for centuries. In fact, it was so highly prized by the original settlers about 2,000 years ago, they brought it with them when they homesteaded in Hawaii. Noni is one of 24 plants…

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March 17, 2013