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 […]


Maui School Garden Tour

Scarecrow's Garden at The Maui Farm

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 […]


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

Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman

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 […]


2011 – No Ka ‘Oi Magazine Environmental Heroes

  This profile on Maui School Garden Network’s visionary Lehn Huff just out in print in the March-April 2011 issue of Maui No Ka ‘Oi magazine. . From the article: Lehn Huff – Cultivating Connections … “Now that I’m retired, I can pick my priorities,” she says. “I choose to put my energies into food security […]


Getting Started: A Guide for Creating School Gardens as Outdoor Classrooms


Getting Started is a 51-page guide designed and published by the Center for Ecoliteracy in collaboration with Life Lab Science Program, a national leader in garden-based education.     Among the topics included in this resource guide:   -  Nurturing a child’s curiosity. -  Connecting the garden to the classroom. -  Selecting and preparing a […]


Chef Sponsors in the News

Kihei School Garden Chef Sponsor Featured in Maui Menu Magazine

Chef Brian Etheredge of Capische? and Il Teatro  and friend, celebrated Maui Chef Dan Fiske, recently teamed up to help fund the  South Maui School Gardens Project at Kīhei Elementary School where kids learn about the importance of food systems in their community and get connected to the environment in a hands on and exciting […]


Great school garden planning resources

Gardens for Learning: Creating and Sustaining Your School Garden from the California School Garden Network School Garden Wizard – an extensive guide for proposing and planning the garden to teaching and maintenance, created in partnership the United States Botanic Garden and Chicago Botanic Garden. Plant a Seed Watch it Grow – an online guide created […]


Project to revitalize LHS Agriculture Department

From The Lahiana News here’s a great article on Community Workday partnerships to help install 18 community and school gardens in Maui County over the next several years. From the article: … This initiative involves a grassroots effort to build 18 school/community gardens in Maui County in partnership with the CDC, state Department of Health, […]


Pomaikai 1st Newsletter

Here’s the first Pomokai Green Dream Newsletter Articles include: Learning in the Garden by 3rd graders Work Day Scheduled March 5 Request for donations