Beginner Farmer Training Series

Community Farmer Training

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Community farmer workshops
Community Farmer Training
Free Agricultural Workshops in Hawai'i

Growing food & growing farmers is what we’re all about at HIP! As a part of this mission, we want to provide the communities of Hawai’i with access to free education. Join us for an ongoing series of hands-on workshops and demonstrations facilitated by our staff, local agricultural specialists, and experts in the field. Programs may include cultivation & planting demonstrations, farming techniques, farm field trips, classroom instruction and community planting days. See our current and upcoming workshop schedule in the links below.

Session Dates
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Garden & Field Tillage, Cultivation
March 11th & April 1
Optimize your land's productivity with our garden and field cultivation workshop! Learn cutting-edge agroforestry techniques for diversified food forests and how to cultivate the land for optimal production and soil care.
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Propagation & Nursery Management
April 8th & 29th
Learn how to propagate crops, manage seedlings, and save your own seeds. Discover plant propagation techniques in an agroforestry environment, with a focus on native and canoe crops.
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Natural Farming & Animal Husbandry in Permaculture Functions
May 6th & 20th
Enhance your sustainable agriculture skills with expert-led workshops on managing plant pathogens and arthropod pests in the field, and Korean Natural Farming and animal husbandry.
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Irrigation Principles, Transplanting and Direct Seeding
June 10th & 24th
Take your crop production and irrigation skills to the next level with our expert-led workshop! Learn tips for transplanting and direct seeding from HIP Agriculture's Farm Manager, and discover water-efficient irrigation methods with an NRCS specialist.
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