Next time on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll find out how innovation and technology are creating new dining experiences. We’ll talk about pop up restaurants, food trucks, mobile apps, hacking the kitchen and new ways we can learn about the food we consume.
According to the State Legislative Reference Bureau … Hawai’i imports more than 65 percent of its vegetables and fruits … and is reliant on out-of-state sources for much of what it consumes. But…as HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports … some Agriculture Officials say local food production can be increased without growing more crops or using more agricultural lands …
The future of growing food in Hawai’i rests on the ability of farmers to continue making a living. According to one UH study, farmers receive only 19 cents out of each dollar spent on locally grown produce and vegetables. The rest of the money goes to packaging, marketing, refrigeration and transportation. But one family-owned farm has revamped its strategy and business model and has branched out into new venues. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.
Co-hosts Burt Lum and Ryan Ozawa find out about a new course being developed at the University Lab School on Digital Citizenship. With our students being born into the age of the internet as digital natives, how are they being prepared for life online?