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Remediating Kauai’s Soils for a Healthy Future

Tuesday, April 22 at Kauai Community College Electronics Room 114, free Panel Discussion: 4-6pm Film and Discussion: 6:30-8:30pm In celebration of Earth Day 2014, Regenerations Botanical Garden, KKCR, and Kauai Community College present a panel discussion and film focused on remediating contaminated and depleted soils on Kauai. Soil is the foundation of life on Earth and essential to food production on the backyard to commercial scale. Kauai soils have been negatively impacted by decades of management practices that have left the ground polluted and stripped of essential minerals and biological diversity. More than ever, Kauaians are seeking ways to transition to sustainable land management focused on healthy local food production. The panel will identify the challenges and opportunities in restoring the vitality and fertility to our soil so that we can reach our food security and environmental and community health…

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April 22, 2014

Pau Hana Friday for November 29

  Roasted “Hawaiian Mutt” pumpkin. Seeds drying for the garden. Marta Lane photo NEWS: Tasting Kauai We hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving! Not much happened at the Lane household. While I slept, Dan got up at 4:30 a.m. to take pictures of the sunrise and then took shots of  the Kapaa Turkey Trot for Kauai…

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November 29, 2013

The Facts Behind the Project for Kauai Community Empowerment

Growing aquaponic lettuce at the Kauai Community College. Daniel Lane photo The Community Empowerment Project will employ methods of community engagement and empowerment that have proven successful in cities across the US and Europe. These methods will engage community organizations and members in taking responsibility for planning and implementing systems of food production and distribution…

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June 23, 2013

One Song Farm Presents Novice & Master Gardening Workshop

Lisa and Sun at their farm Kumu Aina which means “land as teacher”. Daniel Lane photo Sunday, May 19 The Garden as Teacher workshop 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Kilauea, $36, cash only Lisa and Sun’s 30 years of combined knowledge of growing organically in the Hawaiian islands will help unlock the mysteries of Kauai…

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May 9, 2013