Throughout September Maui farmers, ranchers, local food producers and friends of agriculture are teaming up to celebrate local food. We do this because we believe that agriculture matters on Maui.
Grown on Maui Chef Demos at Whole Foods Market
Maui every Monday in September, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
September 6 Tylun Pang, The Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui
September 12 Garret Fujieda, The Westin Maui Resort & Spa
September 19 Caroline Schaub O’o Farm
September 26 Ryan Luckey, Pineapple Grill at Kapalua Resort
Grown on Maui Flower Demos at Whole Foods Market
Maui every Tuesday in September, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
September 6 Sue Cuffe, Hana Fantasy Flowers
September 12 Carver Wilson, Maui Floral
September 19 Dan Judson, Orchids of Olinda
September 26 Maui Flower Growers Association
Wednesdays From 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. the Weed & Pot Club activities at Maui Nui Botanical Gardens will focus on Hawaiian food plant propagation and maintenance.
Monday-Friday Maui Pineapple Tour presents pineapple heritage tours at the newly established Hali’imaile Pineapple Plantation.
Tour Da Food: Experience the dishes that characterize Maui cuisine, learn about the traditions and people behind the plates, soak up a sense of place with intimate excursions to Maui’s off-the touristpath culinary treasures and come away with a deeper understanding of Maui’s multicultural community and history.
Every Tuesday – Ali’i Kula Lavender is offering $1 cups of tea and 50% off guided tours.
Eat Local Challenge 2011! – Maui residents and businesses participate in the statewide initiative organized by Kanu Hawai‘i.
September 2 – Eat! Wailuku at First Friday in Wailuku: In partnership with Edible Hawaiian Islands magazine, our grand launch of September ag month begins in Wailuku. Find us on Pili Street.
September 10 – Work & Learn at the Kihei Elementary School Garden 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
September 17- Lahainaluna High School Ag Work Day with Keith Ideoka and agriculture program students from 8:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. at Lahainaluna School. Call Keith at 808-385-0100.
September 17 – Take the $5 Challenge with Slow Food Maui. Come to a community potluck from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at UH Maui College.
September 17 – Maui Schools – Garden Tours in Upcountry and Central Maui. Meet at Montessori of Maui School on Baldwin Avenue. Time: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Registration required. annega3[at]yahoo[dot]com
September 22 – Agriculture in the Classroom: Farmer Gerry Ross and Farmer Doug McCluer at Wailuku Elementary.
September 23 – Maui Agriculture, Natural Resources & Resource Management Industry Day 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at UH Maui College Agriculture and Natural Resources campus. Registration required. Contact: info[at]kauhaneinc[dot]com
September 24 – Youth Gardener Training Workshop at Montessori of Maui School on Baldwin Avenue Time: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Registration required. annega3[at]yahoo[dot]com
September 27 – Agriculture in the Classroom: Farmer Gerry Ross at Carden Academy.
September 28 – Slow Food Maui presents Taste Education session on raising chickens with Bobby Santos. Reservations required.
September 29 – Agriculture in the Classroom: Farmer Greg Hopkins at Emmanuel Lutheran.
October 1 – Maui Fair: Grown on Maui Chili and Stir Fry Contests with the Maui Fire Department.