US (HI): Multi-group effort teams students with sustainable farming in Kohala

This past semester at Kohala High School has, with lots of help, enhanced garden-to-school efforts thanks to dedicated partnerships between KHS, community investors, and the Hawaii Institute of Pacific Agriculture.

HIP Ag — a nonprofit located in Kapaau with a mission to practice and teach regenerative agriculture — has been bringing resources including staff time and funding to reestablish the school’s farm since 2017.

Today, the KHS school’s farm is multifaceted including a market garden featuring kalo and heirloom vegetable varieties, a fruit tree orchard with 50 varietal fruit trees, and animal husbandry including a pig trap and a movable chicken coop. 

Read more at WestHawaiiToday.com.


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