Pupus With A Purpose Event Series: Food waste and natural farming

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About the event:

Talk story and Q&A presented by Jessica Rohr (Forage Hawaii) & Special Guest. Pupus provided by The Healthy Locavore

Our Mission is to educate consumers about sustainable Hawaiian agriculture and create conscious change in our local food system.

In this installment of Pupus With A Purpose we will be learning about the Korean Natural Farming method and tackling the topic of food waste with David Wong of Mountain View Farm.

Appetizers and beverages will be provided.

About the presenters:

Jessica Rohr, founder of Forage Hawaii distributes high quality meats from local Hawaiian farms strait to the consumer through farmer’s markets and direct ordering. She partners with farms that use sustainable, humane and natural farming practices. Her mission is to spread awareness about local farms, the nutritional benefits of natural farming and to make local meats more accessible to Hawaii residents.

David Wong of Mountain View Farm  is responsible for raising the pigs used for the Pono Pork brand (Founded by Bob McGee). He is an expert in Korean Natural Farming, and in addition to raising pigs, grows moringa for medicinal use on his 20 acre farm in Waianae. His farming techniques not only create zero waste, they also utilize waste generated from food businesses around the island.

The Healthy Locavore is a food and lifestyle blog and brand created by Sarah Burchard. Sarah is a natural foods chef, small business marketer, event planner and freelance writer based in Honolulu. She is fiercely dedicated to supporting her community, and sources locally grown and produced ingredients for all of her nutritious and culturally inspired dishes. In addition to hosting farm-to-table events she also leads tours at the Kakaako Farmers Market.

About the venue:

Impact Hub is a co-working, event, office, and community space in Honolulu designed to facilitate sustainable impact in Hawaii and abroad through collaboration and empowering communities.

They are located at:

1050 Queen St. #100 in Kaka’ako

Parking garage + limited street parking are available.

Tickets are $39/person and can be purchased here.