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Sustainable Agriculture Program for High School Students
(Honoka‘a, Hawai‘i Island)

October 9 @ 8:00 am - October 13 @ 5:00 pm

- Free

October 9–13, 2017—Hey high school students and recent grads! Want to learn how to grow your own food, take field trips to Hawai‘i Island farms and ranches, experience traditional Hawaiian land management systems—and earn a scholarship for it? Apply for our one- and two-week Sustainable Agriculture programs, in which the ‘āina is your classroom!

  • Visit and work on local, sustainable, and organic farms
  • Harvest and make your own ‘ono grinds
  • Take home plants to start your own garden
  • Take field trips to wahi pana (sacred places) like Waipi‘o Valley
  • Explore careers in sustainable agriculture
  • Meet students from other schools
  • Earn a scholarship for successfully completing the program

Each student who successfully completes the program will be offered a $125 scholarship to support food-producing activities. Programs run weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with each day starting and ending at our Demonstration Farm in Honoka‘a.

»Download the application

For more information, please contact Dave Sansone at dsansone@kohalacenter.org or 808-464-3657.

Sponsored by The Kohala Center and Kamehameha Schools’ ‘Āina Ulu Program, with funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Program 2501.

Details

Start:
October 9 @ 8:00 am
End:
October 13 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://koha.la/highschoolag

Organizer

The Kohala Center
Phone:
808-887-6411
Website:
http://www.kohalacenter.org

Venue

The Kohala Center’s Demonstration Farm
45-434 Lehua St
Honokaa, HI 96727 United States
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Phone:
808-887-6411
Website:
http://kohalacenter.org/farmertraining