Hawaii’s Food Hubs Get $1 Million For Statewide Expansion … A collective of statewide food hubs has a plan to get more crops from small farmers to businesses, institutions and families that want locally grown food.

When the Covid-19 pandemic exposed the fragility of Hawaii residents’ access to food, the state’s food hubs stepped in to fill sudden gaps in the food supply chain.

On Oahu, Kahumana Farm Hub funneled fresh produce to the local food bank that the virus had forced some Hawaii residents to rely on for the first time in their lives.

Hundreds of families on the Big Island flocked to Adaptations food hub in South Kona for customized boxes of locally grown fruits and vegetables, finding this method of food shopping more convenient and potentially safer than a visit to the grocery store.


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