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August 20, 2017

Savage Kitchen Maui Goes Solar!

Did you know that Savage Kitchen Maui runs entirely from the energy of the sun? We are committed to sustainable solutions, and running our refrigerators and water pump and lights is done through a pretty state-of-the-art solar system installed in our food truck.

August 20, 2017

Harvesting Kahili Ginger with The Nature Conservancy

Sunny Savage harvesting kahili ginger rhizomes at Waikamoi Preserve.

Interested in joining the team to save endemic Hawaiian plants? The Nature Conservancy on Maui manages the Waikamoi Preserve and they need your help. Contact  hike_waikamoi@tnc.org for more information on their quarterly service trips. Kahili ginger (Hedychium gardnerianum) is an invasive plant species that is taking over in the area and it is also a powerful aromatic and medicinal plant that we can incorporate into our lives.

August 19, 2017

Java Plum Season has begun!

Beautiful north shore Maui bay with Java plums.

I just harvested my very first Java plums (Syzygium cumini) of the year. They’ll be on the menu for this Monday’s food truck opening party & eclipse portal, a little mocktail with a Java plum/ginger/orange syrup and Java plum bark bitters. May you all be blessed with this abundant fruit that provides so much medicine. Eat more purple!