In the Federated States of Micronesia and in many Pacific Island countries traditional food is no longer as popular as it once was.
Things like bananas and taro can't seem to compete with the processed and imported foods on offer.
But the local non-government organisation Island Food Community of Pohnpei -- backed by the Australia government's international aid agency AusAid -- is trying to change that, arguing that eating local is not only good for the economy, but it's good for health and the environment.
Presenter: Geraldine Coutts
Speaker: Emihner Lorrin Johnson, Executive Director Island Food Community of Pohnpei
Listen to the interview here