Central Maui Regional Garden Tour 2017 – Saturday Nov 18

Garden Tour 2017 – 4 Central Maui Schools The School Garden Tour 2017 is open to all Maui County teachers, principals, parents, and community volunteers.  Join us  Saturday morning to visit garden programs at four different elementary schools and to enjoy a lunch made from the produce harvested at these schools.  Participants will learn about the garden movement […]

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Natural Farming Workshop: April 24-25

Click on image to see in Full Sized View or download PDF here. Natural Farming Workshp at Waihee, Maui.  Scholarships for taro farmers will cover the registration fee only. Registration fees cover costs of bringing Joe to Maui w/materials and food.  Joe is specializing in how to apply natural farming to taro soils recovery and […]

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Agroforestry and Regenerative Agriculture Course

A Course in Agroforestry and Regenerative Agriculture Haiku from the April 1-8th In this course you can expect to learn about agroforestry and permaculture from two very knowledgeable instructors, Sam Knowlton and Mauricio Hoffman. During the week the following topics will be covered: Water Cycles in Forest Systems and Conventional Ag Soil Food Web Roles […]

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Maui School Garden Tour

What an inspiring day touring thoughtfully created school and family therapy gardens throughout upcountry and central Maui. it’s clear these gardens change lives and, in some cases, save lives. We wandered through curvy paths, felt the cool water from an ‘auwai demo, went on a garden scavenger hunt, learned about soil building, biodynamics, ocean connections […]

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June 14 – Monkeypod Kitchen Hosts Fundraising Dinner for Lokelani School Garden

Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman is hosting a special fundraising dinner to support the launch of new school gardens and outdoor learning programs for more than 600 students at Lokelani Intermediate School in Kihei. The Lokelani program launch is a collaborative effort between South Maui School Gardens Project and Community Work Day Program. Twenty percent of […]

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Seed Saving: The Cycle of Life… In Real Life

When teaching life sciences and sustainability with students of any age, seed saving is an essential element that bridges the gap between a text book explanation and real life.  As students experience the full cycle of a plant, from planting the seed to harvesting the seed, the concept of life cycles is experienced more deeply […]

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Dear Governor Abercrombie…

On May 15, South Maui School Gardens Project joined Kihei Elementary School students, volunteers and our chef sponsors from Capische? and PrivateMauiChef.com to cater lunch for Hawai’i State Governor Neil Abercrombie and his staff, following a talk story event at the MACC.  Lunches prepared with organic, school garden-grown produce also included the following letter encouraging […]

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Gov. Abercrombie Digs Into School Garden Lunch with Kihei El Students

One of the great things about this program is its focus on the good things growing in our schools, even when  news headlines seem riddled by the problems. Kihei Elementary students Jade and Maile Coulter were able to share their good news (and food!) when they presented box lunches for Hawai’i Gov. Neil Abercrombie and […]

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Seed Saving Workshop and Order Your Seeds NOW!

Now that we are coming to the end of the school year, the question of saving seeds arises. The following are sources can help! (1) Seed Saving Workshop this week, Tuesday evening, May 10, from 6:30-9:00 pm at the Mayor Hannibal Tavares Community Center Pool Room. Bring overly mature vegetable plants from which to extract […]

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Kihei Elementary School Garden Pizza Day Video

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