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Plant Aloha: Water: The Permaculture Way with Tracy Matfin

March 30, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm


Plant Aloha Hawaiian Sanctuary
Thursday, March 30th 20179:00am-12:30pm
Water: The Permaculture Way with Tracy Matfin
Come explore, be inspired and learn about sustainable water systems from a permaculture perspective. Applicable Hawaiian as well as other indigenous cultural methodologies will be included along with any social applications.

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.

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View the full Plant Aloha Series schedule on our Calendar.

Space is limited, please register by emailing:

Permaculture Facilitator

Tracy Matfin is an educator turned farmer, mother and permaculture instructor.  She is a founding member of La’akea Community where she has been living and experimenting with social permaculture & sustainability for over ten years. Tracy grew up in the S.F. bay area, CA. She studied environmental science at U.C. Berkeley.


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


March 30, 2017
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Tracy Matfin


Laka Lounge @ Hawaiian Sanctuary
13-3194 Pahoa-Kalapana Rd
Pahoa, HI 96778 United States
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(800) 309-8010