Local Foods Initiative at University of Hawaii-Hilo

Local First program sends Sodexo chefs to farmers and producers to cultivate supply relationships.

The University of Hawaii at Hilo and its campus dining services provider Sodexo have launched a “Local First” initiative in order to cultivate relationships with island farmers. The program involves on-site visits by Sodexo chefs and management to local produce farmers, ranchers and seafood harvesters to gain full understanding of best practices and seasonal availability of local foods.

“The insights gained are instrumental in planning a fresh, varied, and sustainabl

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