$250,000 awarded in state agriculture program

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Sakda Meephol from Sakda Farms from Grove Farm dropped of his fruit and veggies to Malama Kaua‘i off of Umi Street in Lihu‘e.

Stephanie Shinno / The Garden Island

Rise to Work member Taryn Moura is busy packing a box of goodies at Malama Kaua‘i for the keiki on Wednesday in Lihue.

LIHU‘E — This month, Malama Kaua‘i, a nonprofit in Lihu‘e, and Hawaiian Golden Farm, a remote company with farms on both Kaua‘i and O‘ahu were awarded $250,000 from the Hawai‘i Department of Agriculture to help increase commercial agricultural production.