UH CTAHR Garden to Farm Classes

Learn by Doing – Ag Skills Training Program

Provided by UH CTAHR Cooperative Extension & Sustʻāina ble Molokai

Participants will learn agriculture skills needed to implement a subsistence/home or market garden. Skills learned can aid participants in transitioning from a garden to a farm when the time is right. Attend 1 class per week for 14 weeks (Tuesdays 8:30-11:30am) and receive supplies to set-up your home-based garden/farm upon successful completion of course. Classes will be led by UH CTAHR’s Jennifer Hawkins and assisted by Sustʻāina ble Molokai’s Jamie Ronzello at the UHMC / UH CTAHR Applied Research and Demonstration Farm.

Learn by Doing – Ag Skills Training Program

Provided by UH CTAHR Cooperative Extension & Sustʻāina ble Molokai

Participants will learn agriculture skills needed to implement a subsistence/home or market garden. Skills learned can aid participants in transitioning from a garden to a farm when the time is right. Attend 1 class per week for 14 weeks (Tuesdays 8:30-11:30am) and receive supplies to set-up your home-based garden/farm upon successful completion of course. Classes will be led by UH CTAHR’s Jennifer Hawkins and assisted by Sustʻāina ble Molokai’s Jamie Ronzello at the UHMC / UH CTAHR Applied Research and Demonstration Farm.

  • UH Maui College/UH CTAHR Applied Research & Demonstration Farm (652 Huaʻai Road, just past Kumu Farms)
  • January through May 2020 (approximately 14 weeks)
  • Tuesdays, 8:30am – 11:30am
  • Participants are expected to come back to their garden plot another day of the week for crop maintenance.
  • Participants are encouraged to bring their ʻohana!
  • Garden set-up and organizing
  • Seed selection
  • Fertilization
  • Plant disease and insect management
  • Irrigation installation and management
  • Caring for crops
  • Trellising
  • Row covers/mulching
  • Harvesting, post-harvest handling, and food safety
  • And more!
  • Hands-on experience in growing, maintaining, and harvesting various crops.
  • Garden/farm supplies that you will learn how to properly utilize, which you will then get to take home to set-up your own garden/farm upon successful completion of course.

Apply Below!

Sustainable Molokai

Sustainable Molokai
PO Box 250
Kaunakakai, HI 96748
Phone: 808.560.5410
[email protected]

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