Sept. 22 Workshops: Youth Gardens as Classrooms

Home Gardening Support Network, Maui School Garden Network, Community Work Day and Grow Some Good are pleased to announce a Youth Gardening Workshop to make school garden information and experiences more accessible to teachers, volunteers and others who work with youth-oriented garden programs. Click on the link below for a workshop agenda:
These workshops will feature hands-on activities to help integrate school garden work within all disciplines and give advice on how to maintain and fund school gardens. The workshop day will run from 8:00 am – 1:30 pm with optional post workshop sessions from 2:00-3:00 pm and will include lunch and a food demonstration.
Register by emailing Anne Gachuhi at hgsn@gmail.com or calling (808) 446-2361.  The fee is $35.00.
Scholarships:  Kihei Elementary School and Lokelani Intermediate School teachers, staff and counselors can receive scholarships from Grow Some Good by sending an email with interest to info@GrowSomeGood.org. Please include your name, school, grade level and phone number for follow up in your email.
We hope you will take advantage of this opportunity to gain knowledge that will help advance your programs and create more real-life learning opportunities for your students.

April 28 “Helping Hands Day” at Lokelani School

On Saturday, April 28, Community Work Day Program is teaming with Mormon Church, Department of Health, Americorps volunteers and other community organizations for an island-wide school garden “Helping Hands Day.” Organizers expect to gather 50-100 volunteers at 13 sites for a total of 1,000 volunteers working in gardens across Molokai, Lanai, and Maui.

Projects at Lokelani Intermediate School include: cleaning up the front entrance to the campus, spreading compost and mulch, planting around portables and other campus locations, and preparing garden spaces for curriculum-based student projects.

Lokelani “Helping Hands Day”
Saturday, April 28
8 a.m. – 12 noonLokelani Intermediate School
1401 Liloa Drive, Kihei, HI 96753For more information, contact Lauren at Community Work Day Program: 808.877.2524