Hawaii customers use ‘Farm to Car’ service to pick up local produce
By Dennis Oda |
April 1, 2020
| Updated on April 2, 2020 at 12:52 am
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Oahu residents can purchase fresh produce from a drive-through farmers' market.
Leilani Forte, left, and her daughter, Maikaleia, loaded a bag of groceries into a car on Wednesday as part of Hawaii Farm Bureau's "Farm to Car" pilot program. The service is meant to help meet the demand of providing locally grown produce to the public while also supporting local farmers. Customers ordered online and picked up their produce next to the Neal S. Blaisdell Center.
A thank you note was added to all the grocery orders as part of Hawaii Farm Bureau's "Farm to Car" pilot program on Wednesday.
Scott Ishikawa took a picture of the workers at the Hawaii Farm Bureau's "Farm to Car" pilot program, standing at a "social distance" for a group picture.
Carlton Tanabe put a bag of groceries into a car's trunk on Wednesday. The driver didn't need to get out of the car, as the bag of pre-ordered produce are put directly into the car.
Maikaleia Forte carried a bag of groceries that were pre-ordered online to a customer's car on Wednesday.
These were some of the 200 orders that were pre-ordered online and ready to be picked up on Wednesday.
Hawaii Farm Bureau's Farmers Market general manager Megan Kono showed a bag of groceries on Wednesday.
Joy Kong, closest, and Carlton Tanabe read an order of groceries that the customer made online on Wednesday.
Joy Kono answered a few questions from a drive-thru customer as her groceries were put in the car's trunk on Wednesday.
Joy Kono, left, and her daughter Megan Kono, Hawaii Farm Bureau's Farmers Market general manager, got a bag of groceries for a drive-thru customer on Wednesday.
Hawaii Farm Bureau's Farmers Market general manager Megan Kono rushed bags of vegetables to a car on Wednesday.