Food for Thought and for the Body

By Léo Azambuja About seven years ago during the Eco-Roundtable events, Malama Kaua‘i and Regenerations Botanical Garden began a fruitful association, literally. Since that 2007 event organized by Malama Kaua‘i, the nonprofit organizations have worked together in several projects. In 2010, Regenerations began managing part of Malama Kaua‘i’s Kalihiwai Community Garden, a 42-plot garden booming […]

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Spring Fantasy Orchid show April 5 and 6

Join the Garden Island Orchid Society for their annual Spring Fantasy Orchid show April 5 and 6 at the United Church of Christ in Hanapepe. Hours are from 1 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 5; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Saturday, April 6. There will be orchids on display and  orchid plants, orchid crafts and […]

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Corporations & Kids — What a Combo!

  A&B, Home Depot and Kindergarteners at Ele`ele School Get the Job Done by Colleen Carroll What do you get when you mix a kindergarten teacher and the Home Depot Team with 25 kindergarteners, a garden bed and a lot of compost? A happy teacher, muddy and industrious kindergarteners, well-made garden boxes and kinder-“garten” success! […]

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Kalaheo Keiki Get Big Picture on Gardening

by Colleen Carroll Ed.D., director, Kaua`i School Garden Network For the past four years, Kalaheo third grade teachers Monique Gannon, Clyde Hashimoto, Bridget McCoy and AnnaLisa Riviera have made gardening fun for their combined 100 or so students, involving them in learning about local healthy food, soils, life cycles, diversity and farming. They’ve planted crops […]

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School Garden Network Flourishes

School Garden Network Flourishes by Colleen Carroll Ed.D., director, Kaua`i School Garden Network On-campus gardens are on the rise as schools make the connection between the healthy food they grow and a healthy lifestyle. From Hanalei to Kekaha, school teachers, parents and students are digging in and growing their outdoor learning environments, focusing on everything […]

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School Gardens Network

School Gardens Network by Anne E. O’Malley Colleen Carroll has a vision. The director of the Kaua`i School Garden Network, organized under the auspices of the nonprofit organization Malama Kaua`i, can see herself in it. It goes like this. “When I walk or drive by our Kauai schools, I want to see a campus that […]

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