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Plant Aloha: The Wave Of the Future – Natural Farming Livestock with Mike DuPonte

June 10 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Free
Plant Aloha Hawaiian Sanctuary

Saturday, June 10th 2017 – 9:00am-1:00pm
The Wave Of the Future— Natural Farming Livestock with Mike DuPonte, Livestock and Natural Farming Extension Agent with the University of Hawaii.

Mike’s purpose is to develop educational programs which improve market share strategies, feed production, herd health and nutrient waste management while transferring technical knowledge from research to industry. He has been involved with Natural Farming for the last seven years and constructed the first Inoculated Deep Litter System (IDLS) piggery in the United States.

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:
June 10
Time:
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Steve Lund
Phone:
(800) 309-8010

Venue

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