Calling all women farmers!

Tell us what you need in order to make your agricultural business grow! With support from the Western Center for Risk Management Education, we are conducting a needs assessment of Hawaii’s Women Farmers.   We’ve designed a survey to assess potential training needs and opportunities related to agricultural risks and the awareness and use of…

Saturday, July 23rd Workshop! Join Us!

Soil Health’s Importance in Local Agriculture and Native Species Restoration Workshop! When: Saturday, July 23rd  9am-1pm Where: Aloha ʻĀina ʻO Kamilo Nui Nursery965 Kamilonui Place Honolulu, HI (Hawaii Kai)$3 online or $5 at the door Come join us for our workshop focusing on the role of soil health in both native plant restoration and local agriculture here…

Farm Fair 2016

The 2016 Farm Fair was a hit! O’ahu RC&D had a table in the “Ag Challenge” tent where we spoke with guests about our work here on O’ahu, gave out free (!) samples of our ‘Tropic Sun’ sunn hemp covercrop seed and also had a soils painting table! Everyone was invited to paint with different…

Parade of Farms: Cultivating Community

[redirect url=’www.oahurcd.org/parade-of-farms/’ sec=’0′] Come discover and celebrate the unique agriculture and products the Kunia corridor on O’ahu has to offer with an open house, agricultural and business tours and a pau hana reception.  Saturday, May 14, 2016 9:00am-6:00 pm Kunia Corridor, O’ahu Hosted by: O’ahu Resource Conservation & Development Council [button title=”Tickets Available Here” icon=””…

Upcoming Event: Soil Health & Reforestation Workshop

Come hear from experts as they share insights into soil health and reforestation concepts here on O’ahu. During this free workshop you’ll: Learn about grant programs and organizations that support these soil health and conservation efforts Visit farms to learn about best management practices and see this work in action Talk story with farmers who…

Congratulations Waikiki Worm Company

Pearl City High School wins national EPA award Waikiki Worm Company compete in the annual Food Recovery Challenge, a nationwide competition sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency which promotes food waste prevention and recycling.       Their former program at Pearl City High School was the national winner in the category of K-12 schools for the…

Farm Fair 2015

Farm Fair 2015

Mahalo to everyone who visited our educational booth at the 53rd Annual Hawaii State Farm Fair! We would also like to send a big mahalo to our Garden Workshop presenters, Drew Wilkinson, from Growing Together, and Lorra Naholowaʻa, from Island Topsoil. And finally, a special mahalo to our sponsor, DuPont Pioneer, and our hosts, the…

Grant Funding Available to Farmers

  Grant funding is available to install conservation practices that reduce soil erosion and protect water quality in Kaneohe Bay. Farmers and ranchers in the Kaalaea and Waiahole Watersheds can be reimbursed up to 67% of the cost to install these practices. Attend our Grant Workshop to learn about current projects, talk story with other…

Garden Workshops at the 53rd Annual Farm Fair

We’re bringing back our Garden Workshops! And in celebration of the International Year of the Soil, this year we’re doing our workshops with a soil health twist.  Join us at the 53rd Annual Farm Fair to get your hands dirty and explore topics like Grow Your Own Groceries, Composting with Worms, Make a Dirt Cake,…

Koʻolau Farmers Events

Aloha Mai!  Visit us at our upcoming events at Koʻolau Farmers stores from 10am-2pm.  We’ll be sharing information about cover crops and sunn hemp seeds.  See dates and locations below.   May 2: Kāneʻohe Store (45-580 Kamehameha Hwy) May 30: Kailua Store (1127 Kailua Rd) June 6: McCully Store (1935 S. Beretania St) June 13: Kalihi Store…