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Plant Aloha: Building Soil with Mulch & Nitrogen Fixers

January 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Free
Plant Aloha Hawaiian Sanctuary

Thursday, January 26th 2017 – 9:00am-12:30pm
Building Soil with Mulch & Nitrogen Fixers with Wade Bauer. Learn how to turn the “weed trees” and plants around you into food for the plants you want to grow using “chop and drop”. Nitrogen fixing coppice crops including, pigeon pea, crotolaria, ice cream bean, and gliricidia, will be covered.

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.

Wade BowerPermaculture Facilitator

Wade Bauer has taught Permaculture for over 13 years, with 10 years in Hawaii. He has a B.S. in Environmental Biology and is the founder of Malama Aina Permaculture: Edible Landscape Design, Education, and Nursery. Wade’s farm in Kapoho is focused on being a demonstration site modeling a locally appropriate sustainable homestead.

Contact Information:
Wade Bauer
Malama Aina Permaculture: Edible Landscape Design, Education & Nursery
248-245-9483
WadeBauer@gmail.com
http://hawaii-permaculture-institute.weebly.com/


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

Details

Date:
January 26
Time:
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http:// http://hawaiiansanctuary.com/plantaloha/

Organizers

Steve Lund
Wade Bauer

Venue

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