The 5 week Eat Local Challenge to encourage people to eat food locally grown in their area and support local farmers is in full swing. On August 30th 2014, we will be showing attendees at the Waianae farmers market how grow your own fruit tree. We will also have mangoes and other fruit trees available for purchase. For more info on this event click here
2014 LICH Green Industry Conference & Tradeshow Featuring great education sessions about propagation, irrigation, and aboriculture.
October 9, 2014 at the Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall
Mark your calendar for the LICH Green Industry Conference and Tradeshow.
This year, the conference features resort landscapes. Register today online at www.hawaiiscape.com/conference or complete the enclosed registration. All conference attendees will receive a color native plant poster.
CONFERENCE –educational sessions including native plant propagation, design, ecology, arboriculture, pest and irrigation.
FREE TRADE SHOW – Stop by the trade show from 10:15 am to 5:30 pm and check out the latest machines, tools and products to improve your landscape.
STUDENT RESEARCH POSTERS – CTAHR students presents research results relevant to industry and industry professionals.
FREE EVENING SOCIAL – Catch up with your colleagues while listening to local musicians from the green industry from 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm. Conference attendees enjoy a complimentary glass of wine and pupus.
PRIZES – Enter for a chance to win fabulous door prizes including the Grand Prize, Two-Nights at The Royal Hawaiian Resort and Hotel in Waikiki (Royal Ocean Guest Room), plus $100 dining credit in Waikiki - $1,740 value! Compliments of Kyo-ya Hotels & Resorts.
EARN VALUABLE CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS (CEU) FOR:
The theme this year - "It's all about production". Go to www.hawaiitropicalfruitgrowers.org for more information about this great organization and informative conference. This year the keynote speaker is tropical fruit specialist Dr. Roger Leaky. There will be other nationally known presenters as well, and of course the great opportunity to meet/network with other fruit growers across the state. They will also be holding mini conferences on each island, designed to showcase what each place has to offer. You can download the conference brochure below:
Makaha Mangoes is participating in the great auction at the Boys and Girls Club of Waianae tonight at Lanikuhonua. They are having their annual Walk in The Country fundraiser. We will have great gift baskets and even pruning/consultation prizes available for bid and your money goes to a wonderful cause! More information here: http://www.bgch.com/page25675045.aspx