Kauai Canoe Plant Festival 2016
Canoe Plant Festival Celebrates National Farm-to-School Month
KALIHIWAI – On October 16th, 2016 Malama Kauai will host a Canoe Plant Festival gathering to celebrate National Farm-to-School Month and the fall harvest at their Community Farm in Kalihiwai Ridge from 10am to 5pm.
A wide variety of activities and workshops will be offered, including chef demonstrations and cooking workshops, as well as agriculture and growing-focused workshops, all centered around canoe plants, such as taro/kalo, coconut/niu, breadfruit/ulu, and others. There will also be music and vendors.
Adult tickets are $15 and those who purchase advanced tickets online will receive a special gift upon check-in at the event. Children 18 & under are free and there will be a variety of keiki activities offered.
The event is brought to you by Malama Kauai, a local nonprofit celebrating its 10-year anniversary of focusing on sustainability and food production issues for Kauai. Their programs include the 7-acre Community Farm that this event will be held at, as well as the Kauai School Garden Network, Hawaiian Charter School Food Program, Village Harvest Gleaning Project w/Kauai Master Gardeners, Kauai Ag Internship Program, and more.
This event is sponsored by Hawaii Tourism Authority, The County of Kauai, and KauaiFestivals.com. For more information on the event, including schedule of activities or to purchase tickets, visit www.MalamaKauai.org or call 828-0685 x12.