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Plant Aloha: Soil Building and Care: w/ Evan Ryan

November 2, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Plant Aloha Hawaiian Sanctuary


Thursday, November 2nd 2017 – 9:00am-12:30pm

Soil Building and Care: Using Production Permaculture strategies in the home garden and orchard, with Evan Ryan – Class Handout

Discover the ways indigenous agroforestry principles can combine with modern organic agricultural practices to optimize the health and vitality of your home garden or orchard.

Evan Ryan is an agricultural landscape consultant, designer, farmer, project manager, author and educator. He is the author of Hawai‘i Home Gardens: Growing Vegetables in the Subtropics Using Holistic Methods, a permaculture based guide to vegetable growing. His focus is applying permaculture systems to production agriculture, utilizing holistic land care practices to nurture resilient environments rich in clean air, fresh water, nourishing food and community. Evan has been farming on Maui since 2000 and is the founder of Pono Grown Farm Center.

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Plant Aloha Series

Hawaiian Sanctuary is proud to present: Plant Aloha, a FREE educational series of sustainable farming classes. Every Thursday morning, from 9:00am until 12:30pm, with special Saturday monthly offerings, led by local and visiting experts.

The Plant Aloha project is supported, in part, by the County of Hawaii, Research & Development. We are looking for support to complete and enhance this amazing FREE program. Please give what you can.

wade1Each class starts promptly with a lecture and Q&A before a hands-on farm experience. Come prepared with notepad and writing utensil, closed toed shoes, sun hat, and gloves.

View the full Plant Aloha Series schedule on our Calendar.

Space is limited, please register by emailing:



The Plant Aloha project is supported, in part,
by the County of Hawaii, Research & Development.


November 2, 2017
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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