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Root Crops – Hawaiian Sanctuary

Thursday March 19th

Root Crops for Hawaii

Root Crops - HawaiiTaro, cassava(manioc), sweet potato, uhi, yacon, turmeric, ginger, and galangal (Thai ginger).

Learn to plant,  grow, and cook a large part of your homegrown diet. We will be planting Turmeric and ginger, taro, sweet potato and more hands on! Learn some recipes to use these great plants as well including a delicious Turmeric ginger salad dressing and roasted Rosemary cassava.

∞   Cost: $12 with delicious vegetarian lunch included

  • REGISTER  HERE for Drop in Class ! $12 To Reserve Your Space for 1 (plus taxes)
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Agroforestry Design Basics – Hawaiian Sanctuary

Thursday March 12th

Agroforestry Design Basics

Agroforestry Design BasicsWant to plant a food forest or home orchard and not sure where to start?

Come join us and bring your questions!

You will learn observation, identification, and assesment of resources on your site.

Each site is different and the “problem” is often the “solution” as they say in Permaculture.  Learn mapping basics to make sure trees have proper spacing to thrive. Learn strategies for planting in areas with little soil and or lots of rock.

Permaculture orchard creation in a nutshell.

∞   Cost: $12 with delicious vegetarian lunch included

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Nitrogen Fixers & Mulch Crops – Hawaiian Sanctuary

Thursday, March 5th

nitrogen fixers & mulchNitrogen Fixers and Mulch Crops


How to grow and use mulch locally.

  • Nitrogen fixing plants are able to pull nitrogen from the air  Magic you say?… nitrogen from thin air? Actually it’s science, through a symbiotic association of microbes in their roots but we won’t be getting into the technical details. This class will cover practical usuage of these plants in your garden to increase plant growth and health. Nitrogen is one of plant’s main nutrient needs and is often in short supply in our soils. We will cover NFTs, NFSs and NFGs (nitrogen fixing trees, shrubs and groundcovers) Learn how to plant, grow and coppice these important nitrogen and mulch sources.Coppicing (“chop and drop”) (how to periodically prune back mulch plants to feed your crop plants) will be covered and demonstrated hands on.

∞   Cost: $12 with delicious vegetarian lunch included

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Hawaii Permaculture Design Course

Hawaii Permaculture Design Course (PDC) July – August 2015 Jesse Leavitt and Wynton Wizinowich join Tom Kendall from the Permaculture Research Institute Sunshine Coast to teach a Permaculture Design Certificate accompanied by 3 days of practical experience on the beautiful Big Island in Hawaii. Tom’s hands-on lifelong agriculture experience and his passionate delivery of content […]

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Free 5-Week Gardening Certificate Training | Malama Kauai

Free 5-Week Gardening Certificate Training Our first free 5-Week Gardening Certificate Training is here! Saturdays, 9am to 12noon, Feb 28th to Mar 28th Kanuikapono Charter School, 4333 Kukuihale Rd., Anahola, HI 96703 For the free program, participants must attend all classes and commit to volunteering to maintain the Kanuikapono Charter School gardens for 6 months after the […]

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2015 Permaculture Design Course Registration | Asia-Pacific Center for Regenerative Design

ABOUT THE PERMACULTURE DESIGN CERTIFICATE COURSE This course has truly transformed the lives & enhanced the careers of thousands of people around the world. Learn this holistic design system based on care of the Earth and its inhabitants, and efficient use of natural resources. Even in the most difficult conditions, permaculture empowers people to transform […]

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