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, and experience traditional Hawaiian land management systems? 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
- Tour an ahupua‘a from mauka to makai
- 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
- Spring 2017 (one week): March 20–24
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 4 p.m. with each day starting and ending at our Demonstration Farm in Honoka‘a.
For more information, please contact Dave Sansone at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sponsored by The Kohala Center and Kamehameha Schools’ ‘Āina Ulu Program, with funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Program 2501.