Sustainable Agriculture Program for High School Students
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
- Summer 2017 (two weeks): June 5–16
- Summer 2017 (two weeks): July 10–21
- Fall 2017 (one week): October 9–13
Each student who successfully completes the program will be offered a scholarship of up to $125 (for one-week programs) or $250 (for two-week programs) 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.
For more information, please contact Dave Sansone at email@example.com 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.