Older farmers, more farms

  • Jessica Else / The Garden Island file

    The Kilauea Community Agricultural Center grows dozens of crops, including eggplant, left, allowing island residents to contribute to the work and get in on community produce boxes.

  • Jessica Else / The Garden Island

    Noni grows on a Kauai farm.

LIHUE — More people in Hawaii are digging into agriculture, according to a recent census, but market values are declining and farmers are getting older.