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
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
Second Saturday at the Garden: UH CTAHR Agriculture & Environmental Awareness Day
March 8, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Learn more about agriculture in our local communities. Drop in to visit agricultural booths hosted by local ag businesses and organizations.
Aloha Arborist Association Workshop: Pruning and Caring for Fruit Trees!
Certified Arborists will show you how to prune and care for backyard fruit trees to maximize fruit
Pre-register to secure your seat, $5 donation at door for adults. Please call 453-6050 to secure your space For more info can go the website:http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/ougc/