Kupuna CSA Box & Support Programs

Kupuna Kare for Farmer Fare
This program is currently in hiatus, but was funded by the County of Kaua‘i’s Office of Economic Development for 8 weeks of service, providing up to 1,000 kupuna aged 70+ islandwide a bi-weekly bag of fresh produce. Malama Kauai’s Village Harvest team was been redirected to serve and be led by Hawaii Food Bank Kauai Branch, to process, pack, and deliver these boxes for the first round. The County announced they may restart this program soon. They are currently taking new client intake via Office of Economic Development at 241-4299.

Malama Kauai CSA Bag Deliveries
We have limited resources to support low-income individuals or families without transportation access to Food Pantries and Feeding Sites, and are interested in receiving emergency food deliveries. If you believe you may qualify, please complete our Intake Form Here or call Joell at (808) 828-0685 x23.

OHA Kupuna CSA Boxes
In partnership with OHA, Alu Like, and many others, 40 Native Hawaiian kupuna from Anahola to Kekaha are receiving a weekly produce bag with locally-made poi. Mahalo to Rising Sun Organic Farms, Moloaa Organic, & Aloha Aina Poi Co for helping us all feed kupuna! This program is currently full and not accepting new recipients.

Other Senior Support Programs
•Agency of Elderly Affairs (AEA) is providing assistance including the
Meals on Wheels program. Call 📞(808) 241-4470 to be referred to
a social worker who can help you access this and other resources
• Stay Home Kauai can provide assistance and food delivery to
adults 65+ stayhomekauai@gmail.com
• Our Kupuna can deliver food and supplies to adults 65+ 📞(808) 400-4506
• Low-income seniors can apply for Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (Senior FMNP) vouchers through Hawaii Food Bank – application here.

We are currently seeking funding to expand our programs to benefit more seniors and farmers. Please reach out to farmtoschool@malamakauai.org if you’re interested in helping!