Our Ho`olahaka hua "Da Box" Community Supported Agriculture program offers a selection of fresh produce sourced from our local producers, available year-round for weekly delivery at sites island wide (Hawai`i Island). Retail customers pay $16 per week (signing up for a minimum of 5 weeks) and SNAP/EBT customers are offered an incentive rate of $12 per week (signing up for a minimum of 2 weeks). For more information please contact our Produce Delivery Coordinator, Chelsea Takahashi @ firstname.lastname@example.org or call 808-933-6030
Avocado is a highly nutritional food source. Avocados have more potassium than bananas by more than 4% per serving. This amazing food also is packed with heart-healthy monounsaturated fatty acids. Avocados even lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
Bananas are a great way to control fat and cholesterol. Banana are a great source of potassium, vitamin A, E, C, B6, Manganese, folate, and fiber. Bananas are a great source of healthy carbohydrates to ensure you have the energy to make it through your day. Support your local banana farmers.
Basil for Healing: Sharpen memory, use as a nerve tonic, and remove phlegm from your bronchial tubes. Repeat up to once an hour. Leaves can strengthen the stomach and induce perfuse sweating. The seeds can be used to rid the body of excess mucus.
Bok Choy is great for the digestive system because of the amount of fiber it contains. This Chinese cabbage is also good for eye health, blood pressure, weight loss, milk production is new mothers, and general immune system support. Bok Choy is a great source of vitiman A, C, K, thiamin, riboflavin, folates, niacin, calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phorsherous, and zinc.
This Legume is hign in vitamins like A, C, K, B6, and folic acid. Green beans also contain potassium, silicon, calcium, iron, manganese, and copper.
Kale is a powerful antioxidant and a great source of vitamin C and K. Kale can help lower cholesterol and the risk of heart disease. Kale has even been known to have anti-carcinogenic properties helping to reduce the growth of cancerous cells.
Kalo is great for digestive health, cancer prevention, diabetes, blood pressure, eye health, skin health, general immue system health, and circulation. Taro contains vitamin A, C, E, K, B6, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, panothenic acid, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, zinc, copper, manganese, and selenium.
Lemons are great for indigestion, fever, dandruff, eczema, old scars, weight loss, respiratory issues, cholera, rheumatism, throat infections, and high blood pressure. Lemon contains natural antiseptic and coagulant properties as well as a great source of vitamin C.
Lemon Grass is used to detoxify the body and lower cholesterol. Lemon grass also has anti-carcinogenic, anti-biofilm, atni-fungal, antipathetic, antispasmodic, and antimicrobial properties.
Lettuce is actually a diuretic, sedative, and analgesic. Lettuce is also known to help with flatulence, circulatory system, and respiratory diseases.
Lime is a great natural source of antioxidant, anti-carcinogenic, antibiotic, anti-congestive, anti-inflammatory. These properties make is perfect for skin care, disgestion, diabetes, hearth disease, respiratory system, arthritis, eye health, fevers and colds, urinary disorders, and weight loss.
Mustard greens are high in vitamin A, C, B6, E, K, folate, manganese, calcium, potassium, phosphorous, and copper. Mustard greens contain natural anti-inflammatory and antioxidants which makes it great for controlling cholesterol, building bone health, skin and eyes, and your immune system.
Turmeric is one of my favorite anti-inflammatory plants. Turmeric is also an anti-depressant and anti-coagulant so its great for headaches. This amazing plant is also good for diabetes, arthritis, and high cholesterol as well as a general pain reliever. There is even research showing its anti-carcinogenic properties help to reduce cancerous cell growth.
Papaya has antiseptic, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, anti-parasitic, and diuretic properties. Papaya has also been used to control blood pressure and cholesterol. Papaya juice has also been used to cure skin conditions and sores.
Tangerine contains natural antiviral, antioxidant properties. This delicious food is good for skin and eye health, bone growth, aging, hair, immune system, digestion, muscular growth, diabetes, and cardiovascular health.
Ulu contains lots of carbohydrates. Breadfruit also contains niacin, magnesium, thiamine, omega 3, omega 6, phosphorus, antioxidants, vitamin A, vitamin C, copper, carotenoids, calcium, dietary fiber, and potassium.