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Plant Aloha: Tropical and Neo-tropical fruits with Ecuadorian expert, Jim West

May 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Free
Plant Aloha Hawaiian Sanctuary

Thursday, May 25th, 2017 – 9am-12:30pm
Tropical and Neo-tropical fruits with Ecuadorian expert, Jim West
Tropical fruit tree expert and Ecuadorian farmer, Jim West, will not only speak about the 600 or so varieties of fruit trees he grows, but also about the design of sustainable tropical agricultural systems, and the design of orchards using the trellis/tatura trellis system.

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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.

wade1Plant Aloha begins with a Permaculture Series on Thursday mornings entitled: Growing a Complete Diet with Permaculture Principles: Tropical Subsistence Gardening, with Wade Bauer. Each month, a special free Saturday class will also be held. These classes will feature lectures covering a wide range of agricultural topics, such as Beekeeping, Fungi, Bamboo, Biochar, and more.

Each 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: grow@hawaiiansanctuary.com.

 


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

Details

Date:
May 25
Time:
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http:// http://hawaiiansanctuary.com/plantaloha/

Organizer

Steve Lund
Phone:
(800) 309-8010

Venue

Hawaiian Sanctuary
Milemarker 12, Hwy 130
Pahoa, HI 96778 United States
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