Creative Agroforestry for Food Production in Home, Farm, and Community Landscapes

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Creative Agroforestry for Food Production in Home, Farm, and Community Landscapes

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April 25, 2015 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Anaina Hou Community Park (home of Kaua`i Mini Golf)

(808) 652-4118

A new workshop on Creative Agroforestry for Food Production in Home, Farm, and Community Landscapes will be held on Saturday and Sunday, April 25th and 26th, at the Anaina Hou Community Park in Kilauea–home of Kaua`i Mini Golf. The top-notch instructional team, featuring local and statewide practitioners, will offer strategies and techniques on establishing and maintaining a working edible forest landscape tailored to individual needs, in this interactive and lively learning experience. A full-color 300 page manual on the subject is included as part of the workshop fee.

For more information and to register go to agroforest.info or call 652-4118.
Cost
The cost of the workshop is $75 per person through Saturday, April 18 and $100 per person
Presentations
Saturday, April 25, 9:00 am (sharp!)- 4:00 pm
Cultural dimensions of Pacific Island agroforests, Bino Castelo, Botanical Manager, Kaua‘i Mini Golf
Reconnecting to Pacific Island agroforestry landscapes: Models for abundant, low input food systems, Craig Elevitch, Agroforestry Net and Hawai‘i Homegrown Food Network
Pest and disease prevention, Hector Valenzuela, UH CTAHR
Modern agroforestry practices for increased yields and lower risks, Craig Elevitch
Local inputs to enhance soil fertility and plant growth in agroforestry systems, Amjad Ahmad, UH CTAHR
Installation and maintenance of food landscapes, Milan Rupert, Nursery Manager Kaua‘i Nursery & Landscaping
Small-scale Livestock Production in Agroforestry Landscapes, Matt Stevenson, USDA NRCS
Homegarden agroforestry: mix and match for any purpose, Craig Elevitch
Encouraging More Food Producing Landscapes, Colleen Carroll EdD, Education and Outreach Coordinator, Kaulunani Urban and Community Forestry Program and Talia Abrahms, community food landscape advocate
Where to from here?, Presenters
Sunday, April 26, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Field tours
Kaua‘i Food Forest Landscape, Paul Massey, Regenerations International Botanical Garden
Kaua‘i Mini Golf’s Botanical Landscape, Bino Castelo
Tropical Leaf Vegetables, One Song Farm, Sun Hadley

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