ALP Seminar 4 — Day 3: Community Connections

Our day started at MAʻO Farms tour with Kamuela Enos, Social Enterprise Director of the Mala ʻAi ʻOpio Community Food Systems Initiative.  MAʻO produces high quality organic produce for Hawaii’s restaurants, stores, farmers markets, and Community Support Agriculture (CSA) customers. The most important aspect of their farm is the investment in the next generation from the Wai’anae … Read more

Final Day – Crystal Ball and Capstone Project Presentations

On October 7, 2016, our last day of instruction, we met with Peter Adler to revisit our visions of Hawai’i agriculture in the future and compare it to what we envisioned when we started the program in May 2015.  Some things were the same but there were clearly more informed perspectives having gone through this … Read more

It’s Graduation Time!

“Lucky We Live Hawai’i” is the phrase that lived up to its promise on graduation day, October 8, 2016. We were treated to a gorgeous setting courtesy of Kualoa Ranch and soon-to-be graduated Taylor Kellerman, who works as the Director of Diversified Agriculture and Land Stewardship at Kualoa. It was a beautiful day, accented by … Read more

Seminar 4 : O’ahu, Day 3

Seminar 4: Day 3, Out Playing In The Field By Carolyn Unser Our third day was spent on the east side of Oahu, getting dirty, learning leadership skills, talking story, and, of course, eating. Top 5 activities of the day include:   1. Punalu’u is a place of abundance. After waking up in Kamehameha Schools’ … Read more

O‘ahu Seminar Day 4, ALP Class XV

Note:  This post was made by Taylor Kellerman using Brett Miller’s login.  Many things change when one takes on a new professional position, including the ability to re-set a password without the original email account! Day four of our second Oahu Seminar started in beautiful Punalu’u at the Kamehameha Schools education complex.  We were joined … Read more

Seminar 4 : O’ahu, Day 1

It’s a new year and Class 15 is back together exploring Hawaii Agriculture. We are on Oahu and our theme for this seminar is Hawaii Agriculture in the context of food distribution, food systems, export, and its intersect with government. Today we visited the state legislature, and since we are in the opening week of this … Read more

Moving Along the Windward Side

CTAHR Waimānalo Ag Research Station Dr. Ted Radovich and Steven Chiang took us on a tour of the CTAHR Waimānalo Ag. Research Station and discussed about the GoFarm program.  The program is designed to provide students with practical skills and the knowledge necessary to become a successful agricultural entrepreneur. Here students are able to be mentored and learn through there own … Read more

Day 2 of Facilitative Skills Workshop — Training for Collaborative Leadership

Building on Day 1 of our workshop with Donna Ching, we continued learning and practicing techniques for working productively with individuals and groups that have divergent views on important issues.  At the end of our day together, we joined forces with youth leaders from the Future Farmers of America (along with their teachers, parents, siblings, … Read more

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