The LET'S GROW GOOD Initiative

Notice: Due to COVID-19 restrictions the garden is closed and limited to plant pick-ups for our Tree and Plant Give-Aways.   

Working with a Core Westside Partner:

The Let's Grow Good Initiative improves access to healthy, nutritious food and provides learning resources to the working families of west Kaua‘i. We do this by providing free plants, trees, produce and online learning tools.

Past events have covered:

 

K-12 Subjects:

Integrating Lessons from the Garden

(Customized, based on subject and grade level)

Adult Workshops and Sessions:

Introduction to Organic Farming

Introduction to Permaculture

Kalo: Talk Story with Westside Kupuna & Farmers

Plant identification walking tours:

   mauka (at Koke'e) and makai (in our garden)

Irrigation Workshop

Sustainable pasture management

NTBG tours of cultivation practices

  (to Limahuli and Poipu)

Farm Tours to Anahola

Tour of Maui Lo'i and Na Wai Eha

Maximizing Productivity on a Small Farm

Tree Grafting and Pruning

Beekeeping Workshop

Healthy Food Prep and Nutrition Workshop

Tour of Ma'o Farms, Oahu

Master Gardeners Introduction

Pickling and Brining Session

Managing a Small Farm Enterprise

Introduction to La'au Lapa'au