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Re-envision Maui: What Jobs Can We Create Now? pt. 2 [Story Connective podcast 005-RM]

 
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Aloha permies,
How's it? Story Connective just released its latest episode of our Re-envision Maui series called What Jobs Can We Create Now? - interview with permaculture designer Jenny Pell pt. 2

In pt. 2 of our interview with Jenny Pell, she focuses on the local food economy. We talk about what it could look like to create thrivelihoods for people - jobs & ways of life that are financially sustainable, while also in balance with our natural resources & the needs of the Maui community. Most of what Jenny talks about is very relevant to any community that wants to increase their local food production & resilience.

In this episode, we hear more highlights from the Mālama ‘Āina Report, especially its sections on the economy. We talk about about the resiliency of cooperative models, affordable housing, farmers' markets & crafts markets, the opportunities of agritourism, & some of the challenges Maui faces in order to implement these ideas.

Topics we cover in this episode include: PERMACULTURE, "Living Large on a Small Footprint", right livelihood, thrivelihood, economy (specifically local food economy), creating jobs, managed rotational grazing, Maui Grown products, farm to table, agritourism, risk management, disaster preparation, affordable housing, hemp, seeds: open pollinated heirloom & landrace seeds, GMO debate on Maui County (Lānaʻi, Molokaʻi, Maui islands), cooperatives (eg. Mondragón), Food Hub, Permanent farmers' & crafts market, food forests, & the late Toby Hemenway.
What do you think? We'd love to hear your feedback. Leave us a comment and we'll respond. And if you know anyone who would enjoy this podcast, please share.

The Mālama ‘Āina Report is available for free online for anyone to read.

This episode is one of a series called Re-envision Maui, about an ongoing transition on the island of Maui. If you would like more background on this series, we suggest you checkout the episode entitled Re-envision Maui - Before and After Sugar.

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Aloha permies,
Here's an update from Jenny's incredible happenings on Maui:

After shuttering the entire sugarcane operation on Maui two years ago a coalition of local farm and food activists is trying to buy the entire Central Valley (36,000 acres!) for regenerative agriculture. The Sugar Mill is imagined here as a hub for all kinds of businesses and activities. This site used to house an entire company town, complete with movie hall, bowling alley, store, school and more. The old mill buildings all need a complete overhaul, but because they are zoned heavy industrial pretty much any kind of business is allowed there.  We want a permanent farmer's market, commercial kitchens, restaurants, a Maker's Space, art lofts, galleries, farm-to-table dinners, concerts, a full-service education center, agritourism, and all kinds of cottage industry. Reimagining this amazing industrial center as a local community resource that serves both our own Maui residents and the hospitality industry shows how we can turn this brownfield site into a beautiful gathering space, and create scores of living-wage jobs at the same time!



Check out the amazing re-envisioning artistic piece that Silvia Yordanova created:
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BEFORE: Maui sugar mill, now just sitting there unused
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AFTER: Kuleana Coop / Maui Food Hub
 
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