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FoodCorps Hawaii seeks applicants for 2015–2016

MEDIA RELEASE FoodCorps is currently recruiting service members throughout Hawaii who are passionate about teaching children what healthy food is, where it comes from, and expanding hands-on nutrition education programs. The deadline to apply for the 2015–2016 school year is March 31. FoodCorps is a national organization addressing childhood obesity and food insecurity in underserved […]

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Hawaii FoodCorps connects children with fresh, healthy food

MEDIA RELEASE In its first year, the FoodCorps Hawaii program served 1793 school children in West Oahu and on Molokai and Hawaii islands, working to change their attitudes about eating healthy food by creating classroom and school garden activities combined with culinary and marketing experience. FoodCorps, a national non-profit program in partnership with the AmeriCorps […]

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FoodCorps program launches in Hawaii

Initiative connects children to fresh, healthy food; puts well-trained fellows in school gardens

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Konawaena senior promotes vision for sustainable education at Capitol

Tanaka’s resolution moving through state Legislature

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Hawaii FoodCorps seeks applicants for service members

MEDIA RELEASE The national FoodCorps is recruiting service members across Hawaii who are passionate about healthy food, farms, and kids to help connect keiki to real food and help them grow up healthy. FoodCorps, a national organization addressing childhood obesity and food insecurity in underserved communities, operates in 12 states, and this year will be […]

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‘Bee the Change’ at HPA (Jan. 25)

MEDIA RELEASE What is happening to honeybees? That is the question facing our island, our state, and a significant portion of our planet, as bee colonies worldwide are weakening and dwindling. To shed some light on the plight of honeybees and what can be done to help, Hawaii Preparatory Academy, in partnership with Bee Love […]

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Community training program for school garden volunteers

Community training program for school garden volunteers

MEDIA RELEASE It takes a community to raise a garden, and many community volunteer hands are needed in Hawaii Island school gardens. The Hawaii Island School Garden Network (HISGN) will offer two free school garden volunteer training classes from 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, July 19, and Thursday, July 26, at Nancy Redfeather’s Kawanui Farm in Honalo, […]

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Spring tours and tastings at school gardens

Spring tours and tastings at school gardens

MEDIA RELEASE School gardens around the Big Island are in full bloom, and students and teachers at several school gardens are opening their gates for tours and tastings in April. On these tours, the public can enjoy produce grown and prepared by the students, teachers, and volunteers, and see how food self-reliance is growing in […]

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Schools receive garden grants from The Kohala Center

Schools receive garden grants from The Kohala Center

MEDIA RELEASE Sixteen Big Island schools have received grants from The Kohala Center to support funding for garden educators, for curriculum development, and for garden supplies. The Kohala Center funding supports school garden programs at participating K-12 schools in order to improve the quality of food and agriculture sciences education in Hawaii. Recipients of The […]

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Kohala Center receives funds for statewide Public Seed Initiative

Kohala Center receives funds for statewide Public Seed Initiative

MEDIA RELEASE The Kohala Center has received funding from the Ceres Trust for a statewide Public Seed Initiative designed to help Hawaii’s farmers and gardeners to select, grow, harvest, store, and improve seed varieties that will thrive in Hawaii. The Ceres Trust, whose name pays homage to the ancient Roman goddess of agriculture, has as […]

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School gardening presentations now online

School gardening presentations now online

MEDIA RELEASE Garden enthusiasts and supporters of the school garden movement can now view presentations on all aspects of school gardening — including food, culture, health, and environment — online at The Kohala Center’s website. The presentations were given this summer during a conference for school garden and class teachers from around the state entitled […]

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Dig in! Slow Food community school garden workday (Sept. 25)

Dig in! Slow Food community school garden workday (Sept. 25)

MEDIA RELEASE Slow Food Chapters across the nation are reaching out to communities to get some work done! This volunteer workday and potluck is 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, helps to support Hawaii Island school gardens. Bring gardening gloves, clippers, a potluck dish, and your own plates, napkins, and utensils. RSVP to one of […]

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Every island represented at 3rd annual statewide conference; presentations will be available online

Smart by Nature: School garden teachers gather in Waimea

Every island represented at 3rd annual statewide conference; presentations will be available online

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Eighth annual exchange Saturday morning at Amy B. H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden; bring picnic lunch

Seed exchange includes seed initiative, networking

Eighth annual exchange Saturday morning at Amy B. H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden; bring picnic lunch

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