University of Hawaii-Hilo is offering an experiential class

Sustainable Tropical Agriculture 294

June 12th-July 19th, 2007 University of Hawaii-Hilo is offering an experiential class this summer in diversified, organic, holistic agricultural practices with local experts Nancy Redfeather, Tracy Matfin, Craig Elevitch, Melanie & Colehour Bondera, Mike Brown, Geoff Rauch & more! The focus will be on practical solutions in organic farming with plenty of hands-on group projects and several field trips to working farms.

Topics to include: Bamboo Production/Marketing, Seed Saving, Growing Traditional Hawaiian Crops, Animal Husbandry, Organic Food Production, Soil Health/Compost/Compost Tea, Agroforestry/Diversity, Multiple Yealds/Niche Products, Myths of Industrial Agriculture, & Permaculture Principles & Techniques.

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8am-12noon June 12-July 19th, 2007

For information call Sarah Sullivan, 808-756-1269
UH admissions office: 808-974-7414

Join us for this hands-on course at UHH Panaewa Farm!