Homegrown Hawaii: Kauai Food Forest
September 7, 2017
On two acres on the north shore of Kauai, volunteers tend to more than a hundred species of fruits, vegetables, and other plants. They harvest food, but the site doesn’t look much like a farm. Rather than neat rows of crops delineated by bare dirt, layers of plants mimic a natural forest. Sweet potato vines provide ground cover, for instance. Cacao trees grow in the shade of canopy fruit trees such as lychee and breadfruit.
Homegrown Hawaii: Waikapū Pickles
June 28, 2017
This is our first post in our new Homegrown Hawaii blog series, where we will feature local Hawaii businesses and organizations that share Kunoa’s “stand free” values of supporting and growing our islands’ local food systems.
Introducing Kunoa Beef Bars
May 31, 2017
Update: Kunoa Beef Bars are on sale through Sept. 30, 2017! Buy them online or in these stores for close to half off the regular price.
Kunoa Takes Home ‘Best New Business’ Award
August 24, 2017
Last week, Kunoa Cattle Company was honored and humbled to be named Pacific Edge Magazine’s 2017 Best New Business at its 7th Annual Business Achievement Awards ceremony. The magazine gives the award to a business that has operated for no more than three years and has become a frontrunner in their respective field.
Kunoa’s Jack Beuttell Named to PBN '40 Under 40' List
July 11, 2017
Our cofounder Jack Beuttell (pictured, left) was honored recently with a Pacific Business News 40 Under 40 award. This is the 18th year PBN has given the award, which honors 40 outstanding young professionals in Hawaii who are making a difference in their workplaces and communities each year.
Put Some Pepper on It
May 23, 2017
We’ve come a long way from caveman days* when fire was new, and a plain, cooked piece of meat was a revelation. Humans have learned how to make meat taste even better by rubbing, marinating, brining and glazing our meat with all sorts of spices and herbs. Yet one of the of the most enduring spices to pair with beef is humble black pepper.
Why Rotational Grazing Works in Hawaii
May 12, 2017
Here at Kunoa, we practice a form of rotational grazing called holistic planned grazing. It’s part of an ecology-based system for raising cattle developed by the Savory Institute. This practice mimics the way wild herds of grazing animals have coevolved with the land for thousands of years. Using nature as our guide, we carefully plan our animal pastures throughout our 4,000 acres of grassland on Kauai and Oahu.