KCC Weekly Tip Sheet

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The KCC Saturday Farmers’ Market

Tip Sheet for Saturday March 25, 2016     

The KCC Saturday Farmers’ Market is located on the Kapiolani Community College Campus in parking lot C .

We are open every Saturday from 7:30am-11:00am.

 Please follow us on Twitter @HFBF1 for market updates, specials & ono pics.

Farmers’ Market Main Entrance:

Hawaii Farm Bureau Information Booth

Give It Fresh Booth

– Row A –

Koko Crater Coffee Roasters: fresh brewed Hawaii coffee

Aloun Farms: a variety of local grown fruits and vegetables

Nalo LIFE: Nalo Farm located in Waimanalo features Nalo Greens, Dandelion Greens, Braising Greens, Baby Kale (less cooking time for you), Baby Swiss Chard, Tat Soi, (their sub for spinach), Purslane, Okra, Baby Eggplant, fresh cut herbs, Nalo’s Morimoto Tomato (smaller), Nalo Tomato. In addition to their own farm offerings, they also sell produce from other farms – Sumida Watercress, Kamiya Papaya, Fat Law Baby Cucumber, Nozawa Corn, Ho Farm tomato, just to name a few.

Akamai Foods: on hiatus

Honey Girl Organic: Featuring an Organic Honey Skincare Line

Hanalei Taro Co.: The Haraguchi Taro Farm is located on the island of Kauai. Hanalei Taro will feature Fresh Taro, Poi, Taro Humus, Taro Mochi, and a must try item is their Hanalei Kulolo. Yum!

Ahualoa Farm: Is a pesticide free Macadamia Nut Farm located on the Hamakua Coast on the Big Island.  Ahualoa Farm Features Macadamia Nuts with 15 different flavors from Lilikoi to Sea Salt.

Hawaiian Chip Company: One of KCC’s Original Vendors.  Hawaiian Chip Company features there Taro and Sweet Potato Chips all locally sourced from Mokuau Farm, L&R Farm, and Hawaii Xing Long Farm.

Music By: D. Shoji Nakamoto

Kahuku/Kahuku Na’ono: Fresh island papaya, apple banana, eggplant, corn, as well as bath and body products featuring farm grown ingredients.  Kahuku Na’ono roasts fresh harvested local corn and adds your choice of creative and ono gourmet touch – Garlic Butter, Lilikoi Butter, Furikake, Herb Sprinkle and more.

Honolulu Gourmet: sauces, dips, and dressings

Alii Seafood:  Will be featuring their locally caught Ama Ebi.  Fresh Local salt water shrimp frozen or grilled yakitori style.  A must try item.

North Shore Farms LLC dba BWT: Jeanne’s famous Grilled Pesto Pizza is a must try. Now available in Birthday Heirloom Seed Collections.   Catch the Big Wave of Flavors with colorful Big Wave Tomatoes.

PacifiKool: Coolers made with their signature Hawaiian Ginger Syrup, fruit, herbs.  Also, bottle of syrup to go.

Honolulu Burger Company: Ken will be serving up SLIDERS and FRENCH FRIES yum! Honolulu Burger Company uses all locally soured ingredients from: Parker Ranch, Kahua Ranch, Puuwaawaa Ranch, Mari’s Garden, Aloun Farms, Sugarland Farms, Alii and Shiimeji Mushroom Farm, Sumida Farm.

Hawaii’s Best Ever Nuts and Candy: Mary the Nut Lady brings her line of gourmet seasoned baked nuts, candied fruit and nougats.  Macadamia, almonds, walnuts, pecans – she baked them up and toffees each batch fresh, her nougats too, with locally-sourced seasonings like honey, Maui Cane sugar, Naked Cow Dairy, Kona coffee, Hawaiian sea salts.

Thoune HongPhao Farm: bringing cucumbers, eggplant, long bean, bitter melon, bananas, Okra and much much more.

Rhea’s Hawaiian Honey:  FREE honey tasting and selling local raw Hawaiian honeys  Sponsored by Hawaiian Honey Bee Coop

Sea Salts of Hawaii: A variety of Hawaiian Sea Salts. Maui Onion, Hawaiian Chili Pepper, Kiawe Smoked, Hawaiian Ginger, Spicy Hawaiian Seaweed and much more.

Made in Hawaii Foods: Delectable mochi treats, an array of fruit preserves and fruit butters, sea salt, taro chips. Featured Special: Persimmons from Hashimoto Farm in Kula and Kula Strawberries

Ono Pops: Chef Josh mixes the perfect flavors together in making his locally-sourced gourmet paletas, the popsicle of Mexican cuisine.  Over 24 flavors – Mexican Chocolate, Li Hing Pineapple, Lychee, Okinawan Sweet Potato Pie, Lilikoi 50-50,  and my favorite Mountain Apple Rose and much more.

Hibachi serving fresh island poke made with local ahi, locally grown grape tomato kabobs, steak plates made with kulana beef and homemade cucumber kimchee from Pit Farm, you also have to try his barbecue kulana beef sticks.

Madre Chocolate: Chocolates made in Kailua from locally-sourced cacao and featuring locally sourced ingredients.  They also incorporate cacao grown on sustainable operations in Central America as well.

Happy Cakes: Fruit cake with a Hawaii twist – macnuts and pineapple.

Kukui Sausage: Original and specialty sausages: Portuguese, Italian, Chicken, Pineapple, Chorizo & more! Grilled on a stick or a bun, frozen packs too

– Row B –

Two Hot Tomatoes: fried green tomatoes, deep fried zucchini, sweet Maui onion rings; Two Hot Tomatoes Batter Mix, tomato chutney, green tomato jam

Little Hands Hawaii: Sunscreen made with locally sourced ingredients and free of nano zinc oxide.  Won’t absorb into the skin and non toxic to marine life.

Akaka Falls Farm: Tropical fruit jams, jellies, fruit butters, honey.

Keith’s Cookies: Cookies

Bueno Salsa: Salsa’s made from all locally sourced ingredients.

Otsuji Farm brings a huge variety of veggies and herb grown on their Hawaii Kai farm – Dino Kale, Red Kale, mizuna, daikon, purslane, green onion, radish, mustard cabbage, bok choy, beets, and more!  Don’t forget to try Chef Jonas Otsuji’s Sushi Surfer Sliders made with kale or eggplant grown on their farm, tempura’d and topped with spicy ahi, drizzles, and their green onion.

Nita’s: Big Island anthuriums, dendrobiums, chrysanthemums

Dina’s Garden/Thai Treats Etc.: succulent dish gardens, exotic plant arrangements, home baked goodies, Thai iced coffee and iced tea, lemonade

Daizu Tei: Organic acai bowls with milk from locally grown soy beans.  And introducing Local Kim Chi.

Vilath Farm: Asian greens and herbs, squash, Manoa lettuce, tomatoes, bittermelon, apple bananas, melons, papayas and other fruits and vegetables

Olay Thai: Vegetarian Pad Thai Noodles, Papaya Salad, Banana Tapioca, and much more with all locally sourced ingredients.

Grace Foods: on hiatus

Waimanalo Country Farms: Famous lemonade, strawberry lemonade and li hing lemonade al served in a special jar.

Aikane Plantation Coffee serves fresh Ka’u coffee and sells their roasted beans by the bag.  Coffee grown in the Ka’u region of the Big Island has been garnering major awards in the coffee world, come by and taste for yourself why.

Penny’s Orchids: orchid plants

– Row C –

SKA Tropicals: Nursery located in Kahalu’u growing torch ginger, olena, heliconia and other tropical flowers, floral arrangements, apple bananas. A must try item is Stan’s Chocolate covered apple Bananas try it with rainbow sprinkle or mac nuts.

PIT Farm: a large variety of Asian veg & herbs, green onions, cucumber, Manoa lettuce, tomatoes, bittermelon, apple bananas, papayas, and local grown carrots and much more.

Ho Farms offers a wide array of cherry tomatoes:  Black Cherry, Kahuku Golden, Grape Toms, and more!  Eggplant, long beans and squash too.

Milner’s: Just harvested lettuces, Tokyo Negi, $3 bags of Kale, Avocados etc. Milner Farm located in Pupukea

La Tour Bakehouse (formerly known as Ba-Le Bakery): has a wide variety of artisan breads, whole grain hamburger and hot dog buns, croissants, danish, granola, corn puffs, rice cakes and much more.

– Row D –

Kihene: Hawaiian Herbal Teas all ingredients grown on the Big Island.  Teas are dried crushed or loose leaves.

All Hawaiian Honey: Honey and honey products from Windward harvested All-Hawaiian Honey and more

Big Island Abalone: fresh, cooked, and hibachi Big Island abalone.  A must try Item.

Theng’s Farm: a large variety of Asian vegetables, papaya, bananas

Pig and the Lady: Chef Andrew, Mama Le and family changes their menu at each Market please visit pigandthelady.com for tonight’s menu.

Lei Farm/Vicky Farm: 10 acre Farm growing sugar cane, papaya, daikon, okra, banana, long bean, baby bok choy, bittermelon and much more. They will also feature fresh sugar cane juice a must try item.

Frankies Nursery: A fruit Farm located in Waimanalo.  Where you will find the rarest fruits.

Nosh: Serves Pao de queijo (Brazilian Cheese Bread). There Pao De queijo is offered stuffed with dulce de leche, in a caprese sandwich, or with a fruit salad. locally sourced ingredients from Mao Farms, Fields of Aloha, Hoamoa Farm.

Growing Creations brings a diverse range of potted plants to market including orchids, herb and veg starters, flowers, citrus dwarf trees, and cacti.  They also sell the famous sustainable Bokashi, beneficial microorganismused to amend soil, provide plant nutrition and well-being, and compost your compost!

Kawamata Farm: Featuring Kamuela Tomatoes from the Big Island.

Paniolo Popcorn: On hiatus

Ono Kettle Pop: Delicious Kettle Popcorn combined with a variety of Hawaiian grown ingredients. Some of the flavors include island pop, cinnamon toast pop, Mexican pop, Hawaii red pop, Carmel pop, Cheese pop. My personal favorite is the Boston pop which is a cheese and caramel pop mix.

– Row E –

KCC Culinary Students: on hiatus

Green Vines/Licious Dishes serving up creatively ono fresh, raw, vegan, gluten-free fare.  Savory dips and spreads, Pad Thai Salad, a meatless lasagna, mock tuna salad, veggie “burger,” a chocolate tart, flat breads, grainless granola and kombucha.

Bale Sandwich 24: Summer rolls, shrimp spring rolls, chicken sticks and assorted vietnamese drinks

Sweet Revenge: Kathy bakes up some awesome pies using seasonal fruits and locally grown veggies.  Ingredients Locally Sourced-Ho Farm, Peterson Farm, Aloun Farm, Waialua Chocolate, Naked Cow Dairy, and Wow Farm.  My personal favorite and a must try item is Kathy’s Chicken Pot Pie.  Be careful this item is addicting.

Lum Farm: an assortment of gluten free baked goods, potted plants, Dried Fruit, and Assorted Sorbets made with local fruit from their Farm.

Grandma G’s: Grandma G’s famous fried rice regular or kimchee.   Served with Peterson’s Upland Farm eggs with Redondo portugese sausage, bacon, or smoked sausage you can also try Granda G’s Sweet Bread French Toast.  

Small Kine Farm:  Small Kine Farm is located in Waimanalo.  They grow Crimini and Portobello mushrooms.  They also make a mushroom fritter which is so fresh and juicy with a special sauce. Yum!

Hawaiian Style Chili Company: Breakfast plates and Seared Ahi Steak and Shiitake, Kalua Pork, Garlic Shrimp, Gourmet Chili and taro mochi

North Shore Cattle Co.: naturally raised hormone free beef from Haleiwa; all beef Portuguese and andouille sausages; grilled burgers, breakfast specials

Thai Farmers Association has a 10 acre farm located in Kunia where they grow cucumbers, tomatoes, string beans, daikon, eggplant, kale, chou sum, pak choi, parsley, green onion, squash, pumpkin, hot chili, sweet chili, bananas, sweet potato, broccoli, radish, papaya, snap peas, swiss chard and much more.  They also will feature free range organic fresh chicken eggs and Taro, Banana, and Ulu Chips.

– Lawn –

Nalo Meli: Beekeeper Howard brings his Windward harvested honey and other local honey products.

Aloha Tree: Granola and Honey, Mac Nuts

Oahu Master Gardeners: Got a plant or gardening question? Ask the experts!  Read a bit more about them and their great learning program.

Haleahi Floral Nursery: A nursery from Waianae featuring assorted plants.

Greenpoint Nursery: cut flowers and anthurium plants

Hawaiian Crown Pineapple: Local pineapple fresh, whole, or cut.  Pineapple smoothies, Juice, and much more.