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July 2020

Food from Wood: Growing Edible & Medicinal Mushrooms on Logs, Stumps, and Wood Chips

July 18, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Volcano Art Center Ni‘aulani Campus in Volcano Village, 19-4074 Old Volcano Rd
Volcano, HI 96785 United States
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$55

Wondering what to do with those undesirable exotic trees on the Back Forty? By teaming with certain fungi, you can turn that pesky plant problem into an edible solution. , Mushrooms are an excellent source of vegetarian protein and nutrition with the added bonus of “easy to grow”. Their health benefits are well known and their ecological advantages are just now being fully realized. Now you can learn basic fungal biology and how fungal mycelium colonizes different materials, particularly wooden logs, stumps, and wood chips. You’ll also discover the health benefits of different edible and medicinal fungi in Hawai‘i.  

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September 2020

Pruning Demystified

September 24, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Hamakua Harvest HI United States + Google Map
$10

Join us as we explore the FUNdamentals of orchard pruning for tropical and subtropical fruit trees. Topics will include: tools o' the trade; structural pruning; strategies for hard-wooded and soft-wooded trees; reinvigorating old orchard stock; and MUCH MORE!

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Pruning Demystified: In-Orchard Assessment

September 26, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Hamakua Harvest HI United States + Google Map
$10

Join us in this fun, hands-on pruning session at Hamakua Harvest's Demonstration Orchard! Limited availability of slots, so sign up soon! (Email: mallionhamakuaharvest@gmail.com)

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October 2020

Edible Wild Plants: A Hands-On Foray for Foragers and Foodies

October 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Volcano Art Center Ni‘aulani Campus in Volcano Village, 19-4074 Old Volcano Rd
Volcano, HI 96785 United States
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$50

Hawai‘i’s year-round growing season offers a wide array of wild food options for intrepid localvores. From seeds to leaves, stems to fruits: you can learn what is edible and what is not in the Edible Wild Plants workshop. In this workshop, participants will interact first-hand with many of these underappreciated edibles. This is discovery only – no picking! In this popular workshop, learn about wild edibles like plantain/laukahi, sow thistle, cat’s ear, and dandelion, among many others. This is hands-on immersion for foragers & foodies!

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February 2021

Landscaping Demystified: Sensible Strategies for your Outdoor Environment

February 3 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
FREE!

Join us as we explore cost effective, low maintenance landscape approaches for residential parcels.   Topics will include: plant selection & placement; stormwater management; time-tested landscape design strategies; and more! 

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