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Andrew Attilio

Writer & Gardener

About Me

Andrew is a writer and traveler, with a strong interest in regenerative and permaculture farming practices. He has lived and worked on farms around the U.S., including Hawai’i, Tennessee, and North Carolina.

Areas of Expertise

Regenerative Agriculture
Soil Health
  • Passion Fruit

    Passion Fruit (also called Liliko’i in Hawaii) is an ovoid fruit from the perennial passion flower vine. It ranges from…
  • White Sapote

    White Sapote Overview White sapote (Casimiroa edulis) is a peach-sized fruit in the citrus family, Rutaceae, although its taste and…
  • Soursop

    Soursop Overview Soursop (Annona muricata), also called guanabana or Graviola, is a fruit in the Annonaceae, or custard apple, family.…
  • Lāʻau Kamaʻāina (Native Hawaiian Plants)

    Hawai’i is well known for its extreme biodiversity. Almost any plant can thrive in a tropical oasis, so the Aloha…
  • San Pedro Cactus

    San Pedro Cactus Overview The San Pedro cactus (Echinopsis pachanoi syn. Trichocereus pachanoi)—also called Huachuma in the language of the…
  • Nitrogen Fixing Cover Crops

    Cover crops include a variety of plants that are sown with the goal of improving conditions for the following season’s…