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Plant a Tree of Life, Grow Ulu

Community Contributed 

By Glenn I. Teves, County Extension Agent, UH CTAHR

In commemoration of Love a Tree Day, May 16, we will hold a special workshop entitled Plant a Tree of Life, Grow Ulu. It will be held on Friday, May 16 from 3 to 6 p.m. at University of Hawaii Maui College – Molokai Farm in the Molokai Agricultural Park.

There will be three presentations on Breadfruit:

  • “All About Breadfruit” by Dr. Diane Ragone, Director of the Breadfruit Institute at the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) at Kalaheo, Kauai
  • “Caring for Your Tree,” Harvest & Post Harvest by Ian Cole, Breadfruit Institute Collection Manager, NTBG, Kahanu Gardens, Hana, Maui
  • “Some Like It Sweet – Cooking Demonstration” by John Cadman, Pono Pies, Maui

This workshop is also in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Cooperative Extension Service this year. Cooperative Extension Service is the outreach arm of the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources. For more information on this workshop, please contact the Cooperative Extension Service office at 567-6929.

Plant A Tree Of Life – Grow `Ulu is a program of Ho`oulu ka `Ulu, a project of the Breadfruit Institute at the National Tropical Botanical Garden and the Hawaii

Homegrown Food Network to revitalize breadfruit in Hawaii, breadfruit.org

and breadfruit.info. Co-sponsors include the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, Cooperative Extension Service and University of Hawaii Maui College.

 

 

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