October 14–16, 2016—Hawai‘i Farmers Union United (HFUU) will host this year’s convention for the first time on Hawai‘i Island, at OK Farms in Hilo. This will be an opportunity for HFUU members, the farming community, and local food advocates to come together to learn about issues such as regenerative soil, trellis farming, tropical fruit growing, the future of hemp and medicinal cannabis in Hawai‘i, and much, much more.
Thursday, September 14, 2017—Interested in learning more about the GoFarm Hawai‘i Farmer Training program? Attend this free two-hour session to gain an overview of Hawai‘i’s agricultural industry and its importance. Learn about what’s involved in farming—both as a farmer and farm worker—including how to get started, challenges and opportunities, costs and benefits, and lifestyle. Prospective students wishing to enroll in the full GoFarm program must attend this session. Contact email@example.com or 808-220-2312 to register.
September 23, 2017—Come be part of local community conversations on the hows and whys of growing seeds specifically adapted for Hawai‘i.
Saturdays from September 30 to October 21, 2017—The second phase of the GoFarm Hawai‘i program meets on four Saturdays focuses on the farming lifestyle and the essential knowledge areas required to succeed through field trips and visits to productive Hawai‘i Island farms. Prospective students must attend the free AgCurious session on Thursday, September 14. Contact Derrick Kiyabu at firstname.lastname@example.org or 808-220-2312 for more information.