Kathy Becklin Articles

Community Food Systems Program

Community Food Systems Program

Community Food Systems Program This program was kicked off in 2020 with our support of 2 community gardens at the YMCA and Big Brothers, Big Sisters.  With the high rate of food insecurity on Maui, we decided to name the program to encompass more... to stick with our...

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Zero Waste Program

Zero Waste Program

Zero Waste Programs Composting principles have always been part of the Grow Some Good curriculum however in the 2019-2020 school year, we kicked off the zero waste program. Food waste from the cafeteria was composted and put back into the garden to create a more...

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Maui Farm to School Network

Maui Farm to School Network

Maui Farm to School Network Since 2008, Grow Some Good has provided school garden programming and now supports over 7000 students each year. School Gardens are a key resource for learning, engaging with nature, and instilling healthy habits. We provide materials,...

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Havilah Mills

School Garden Director & Volunteer Coordinator Haiku Elementary School Havilah remembers growing and harvesting food from a large backyard garden in Idaho. That experience had a huge impact on her connection to food and what it meant to care for the land that...

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Sophia Mershad

Garden Coordinator King Kamehameha III Elementary and Makawao Elementary Sophia holds a degree in Sustainability Studies with an emphasis in Permaculture Design. She is a graduate of the National Outdoor Leader School in Patagonia, Chile and has an appreciation for...

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Scott Lacasse

Farm to School Program Manager Scott joined Grow Some Good in November 2019 as the first Farm to School Program Manager. With the merger of MSGN this was a much needed role. Scott will focus on managing and improving farm to school support and program impact for...

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$1500 Garden Maintenance Materials

If you think after planting, your money spent on a garden is done, you will learn quickly that is not the case. Last year at Kihei Elementary we spent about $1500 on garden maintenance supplies. This is pest deterrents, organic amendments, fungi treatments, cover crop...

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MFSN Program Manager – Closed

This job posting is now closed as of Aug 26, 2019. There are still openings for Garden Coordinators. Job Description This is a new position reporting to the Executive Director which is responsible for management of Maui Farm to School Network (MFSN) program. This job...

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