INDEX - FARMINGwww.islandbreath.org ID#0801-10
SUBJECT: SEED EXCHANGE
SOURCE: JILL RICHARDSON firstname.lastname@example.org
POSTED: 28 FEBRUARY 2008 - 8:00am HST
Community Seed & Plant Exchange
image above: Photo from www.regenerationsbotanical.org
LEARN SHARE GROW
by Jill Richardson on 9 February 2008 www.regenerationsbotanical.org
March 1st 2008. Noon – 6pm
Kauai Community College Cafeteria, Puhi, Kauai
Donations Gratefully Accepted
We invite you to bring the very best of your seeds, plant cuttings and plants to FREELY give or exchange with new and old friends, or simply join us for valuable workshops, networking and fun!
Bring a Pot Luck Dish to share too!
Registration and set up - 11:45-12:30pm
(Please come early if you are bringing plants and seeds)
Opening Ceremony begins
by Kanuikapono Charter School
Nancy Redfeather - 1–2pm
Nancy is a well known teacher and organic gardener for 38 years. She is founder of Hawai’i SEED, the Hawai’i Island Seed Exchange, and a number of other active community-based groups. Nancy will be presenting a slide show and workshop entitled Hawai‘i Island Seed Exchange–Reviving Community Food Self-Reliance, and will give an overview of agricultural seed today: where we have come from, where we are now, and how she built the Hawai'i Island Seed Exchange into a celebrated Big Island event now in its sixth year.
Seed & Plant Exchange - 2:15–4pm
Please help to malama the island, take care to only bring
GMO-FREE, PEST-FREE, NON-INVASIVE
seeds and plants to this event!
Craig Elevitch - 4–5pm
Craig has traveled extensively throughout Micronesia and Polynesia studying traditional agricultural systems and will describe how these systems can guide us to achieving local food and resource security in Hawai'i. He will be giving us a photo-rich presentation entitled One Year to Food Security-Pacifica Style.
Closing Blessing and Pot Luck 5pm
Kaua`i Essential Exchange for Plants and Seeds (KEEPS)
or call 808-652-4118
GMO Free Kaua`i
Regenerations Botanical Garden