Investigators in Oregon are still trying to determine how genetically modified wheat wound up in a farmer’s field. The incident’s already having an impact in Asia. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.
In the land where every plate lunch comes with two scoops of rice, a local baker is going against the grain.
Chris Sy is the man behind Breadshop, a new pop up bakery that sells French country-style loaves. Sy has spent his career working at some of the country's most renowned restaurants, including The French Laundry and Alinea.
A local contest is making it easier to kickstart a career in agriculture. An open call for land proposals on some of the state’s prime ag lands could result in a five year land lease…for free! HPR’s Molly Solomon reports.
ByBeth-Ann Kozlovich & Chris Vandercook•Apr 25, 2013
It’s Thursday, April 25 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation
Ag to go or ag to grow food?
Ashley Lukens is the Vice President of the Hawaii Food Policy Council and a PhD candidate studying alternative food systems in the Department of Political Science at UH Manoa. She is also a Sea Grant Graduate Trainee, documenting the impact of shifting land use practices and has been following two potentially game-changing bills that could alter the balance of how Hawaii feeds itself.
This may be Memorial Day in the United States…but in Japan it’s the beginning of melon season. And it kicked off last week with an eye-popping auction. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.