Hawaii Legislators Support Farm to School Programs

Over the past few months, we’ve seen news highlighting school gardens and their importance to supporting better nutrition and local agriculture. On July 7, 2015, Governor David Ige signed Farm to School bill SB 376, which aims to increase the amount of local produce in our school cafeterias. A recent KITV4 interview quoted Dexter Kishida with the Department… [Continue Reading]


October – Farm to School Month

Leah Belmonte, Governor’s Representative, Maui at State of Hawaii joined Grow Some Good and MSGN at the Lipoa Farmer’s Market today to offer this official proclamation. “… proclaim October 2015 as Farm to School Month in Hawai’i and ask all the citizens of the Aloha State to support activities that heighten the awareness of farm to school and… [Continue Reading]

Hawaii Governor proclaims October as "Farm to School" Month

Birds & Blooms

Grow Some Good is pleased to be featured in Birds and Blooms November issue by Kaitlin Stainbrook! Click to enlarge the article.

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SOLD OUT!! Nov. 14 – Cooking Kabobs with Chef Nabavi!

Join us this fall with Chef Paris Nabavi and his wife Donna, for a special home-cooked dinner event on November 14, from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. UPDATE: This event is SOLD OUT, but we are still taking RSVP requests for cancellations. If you want to be put on a wait list, fill out the form below. Also,… [Continue Reading]


Plant a Tree of Life – Grow ‘Ulu (breadfruit)

Grow Some Good, in partnership with the Breadfruit Institute, National Tropical Botanical Garden in Hana, and the Plant a Tree of Life – Grow ‘Ulu Project, is providing ‘ulu tree (breadfruit) saplings to the Maui community this month in recognition of statewide and global efforts to increase the number of ‘ulu trees growing in our… [Continue Reading]

Photo Credit: Breadfruit Institute, National Tropical Botanical Garden

Lokelani Waverider Pride Blooms

This week, students at Lokelani Intermediate School continued their campus wide beautification and sustainable agriculture program with more than 100 students, teachers and volunteers gathering to Mālama ‘Āina as ohana. Garden terraces, classrooms and entries were weeded, mulched and planted with incredible enthusiasm from students. Mahalo nui loa to the Cooke Foundation for funding and… [Continue Reading]


Juicing Kō for Lilikoi Lemonade!

Today we harvested two varieties of heirloom Kō sugar cane, talked story about canoe plants brought by the earliest Hawaiian settlers, and used a hand crank cane juicer to make lilikoi lemonade with K-5 grade students during Maui Family YMCA A+ after school program – part of a monthly healthy garden-based recipe series. Did you… [Continue Reading]