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Empowering Food Entrepreneurs: Education, Policy Changes Needed
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 11:10 AM :: 1217 Views :: Agriculture, Small Business

Empowering Food Entrepreneurs: Education, Policy Changes Needed

Hawaii Together, with host Keli'i Akina and guest Brynn Foster

Hawaii’s local food entrepreneurs could play a key role in making the state more food independent and fostering a sense of community, but there are a few state rules holding them back.

Brynn Foster, the founder of Voyaging Foods, believes that if we could change these rules, it would reap huge dividends for Hawaii’s economy and culture.

Foster joins 'Hawaii Together' host and Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President and CEO Keli'i Akina to share the history of her company, the challenges at-home chefs and bakers face when trying to make and sell their products, and some of the policies the state should look to change to help local food entrepreneurs thrive.

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