Cow Pig Bun is a Fundraising Partner, participating in our annual Taste of School Gardens fundraiser and other events to benefit Grow Some Good programs. The restaurants co-owners have kids who have participated in our school garden programs since kindergarten and have seen first hand how garden education inspires better nutrition choices and greater learning experiences. Visit Cow Pig Bun’s facebook page for more information.
Fabiani’s is a Fundraising Partner since 2014. A participant in our annual Taste of School Gardens fundraising event. Fabiani’s is a sponsor with kids participating in Kihei school gardens. Our garden ohana restaurant offers fine Italian dining and baked goods with locations in Kihei and Wailea. Visit their website to make reservations.
Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea is a Garden Visionary Partner with Grow Some Good as a sponsor of our annual Taste of School Gardens event since 2012 and host property of several food and wine events throughout the year, benefitting Grow Some Good. As the employer of hundreds of parents whose keiki benefit from school garden programs, this model partnership is a great example of corporations taking a direct and personal interest in the health and sustainability of their ohana. Mahalo nui loa.
What an amazing celebration! Big MAHALO to 450 new and old friends who gathered for the 3rd Annual Taste of School Gardens event Saturday night at Hotel Wailea.
Guests enjoyed delicious gourmet cuisine made with local and school garden- grown ingredients, sipped fine wines and local brews, took in the beautiful ocean views and kicked up their heels to bluegrass music by Aloha Chicken.
Together, we raised more than $54,000 in ticket sales and donations!
Thanks to you, Grow Some Good is continuing to grow and support school garden programs on Maui – currently serving more than 3,000 students in 12 school gardens in South, Central and West Maui. That’s double where we were last year at this time.
Looking forward to digging into another year of supporting community food and healthy keiki programs on Maui. We still have more funds to raise for our 2015-16 school year, so stay tuned for more opportunities to help us grow our programs.
We have a long list of personal thank-yous on the way, but here’s a start: All the incredible sponsors you see listed below:
Hotel Wailea, Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, Makana Aloha Foundation, Kaiser Permanente, Maui No Ka ‘Oi Magazine, Maui Time Weekly, Capische?, Private Maui Chef, Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman, Spago, DUO and Ferraro’s at Four Seasons Maui, Cow Pig Bun, Fabiani’s, Sangrita, The Outrigger Pizza Company, Hawaiian Moons Natural Foods, Whole Foods Market Maui, Surf Rents Trucks, Tri-Isle Resource Conservation & Development Council Inc., Ali’i Linens, Maui Culinary Academy, Young’s Market Maui, Chambers & Chambers Wine Merchants, Kupa’a Farms, See Farms, Simpli-fresh Farms, Ainalani Farms / Fresh Island Herbs, Oko’a Farms, Oprah’s Farm, Epic Lighting LLC, All Pure Media …
…and all the restaurants, chefs, teachers, parents, volunteers, long time supporters and new friends who truly made this a memorable evening for everyone.
More great events to support school gardens to come!
MAHALO NUI LOA!