The Breadfruit Festival Goes Bananas will take place on Saturday, September 29th, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm at the Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden in South Kona. The festival is free and open to the public.
The Breadfruit Festival Goes Bananas features cultural and horticultural presenters and practitioners, story telling, breadfruit cooking contest, ‘ulu and banana cooking demonstrations, youth crafts, ‘ulu buffet and snacks, ‘ulu and banana tree sales, fine art contest, youth art contest and music. Recognizing ‘ulu’s traditional role in mixed agroforestry, the festival this year will also highlight ‘ulu’s Pacific-wide companion, mai’a (banana.)
Learn more at www.breadfruit.info
The Breadfruit Festival Goes Bananas is presented by Hawai‘i Homegrown Food Network, the Breadfruit Institute of the National Tropical Botanical Garden and Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden and is sponsored by the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority’s Kūkulu Ola—Living Hawaiian Culture Program administered by the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement, Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Kamehameha Schools, Ho‘oulu Lāhui, Kua O Ka Lā Public Charter School, West Hawai‘i Community College Culinary Arts Program, and Big Island Resource Conservation and Development.