Friday, March 18, 2011

Maui Farmers United One Year Anniversary Spring Equinox Meeting

Maui Farmers United One Year Anniversary Spring Equinox Meeting
Tuesday, March 22, 2011, 6 - 9:00pm

Pukalani, Tavares Center Pool Room
Enter our Food Contest to win Prizes !!!
There will be Health Food Store Gift Cards (Totaling $180) Mahalo, Hawaiian Moons, Down to Earth and Whole Foods!
2yr. subscription to Edible Hawaiian Islands Magazine (Value $52) Mahalo Dania Katz
Enter your Best Dish, using local grown produce, and/or meat as part of the dish.
Contest Details! Those entering need to register first either by pre-registering with Irene before the 21st, 357-3877 or show up by 5:45 pm. on the 22nd with your dish along with your written recipe ingredients.
Judging will begin at 6:15 sharp! One Dish entry per person. Two local Chefs will judge dishes on a point system. 1-10 pts for presentation, 1-10 pts for flavor, and 1-10 pts for creative use of local grown ingredients, for a total of 30 potential pts. Gift Cards and other prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place winners. Judging will be completed by 6:30 pm.

$1 raffle tickets can win you these following prizes, one of two baskets of local fruits.(value $30 each) Mahalo Mana Foods..... Bags of Bio Char Mahalo Ricky Apana...Bags of Feather Meal Mahalo Crop Protection Service
Localvore Potluck, Produce & Seed Swap:
Bring your home/farm grown produce for display.... then swap produce, seeds, cuttings and starts at the end of the meeting!
Doors Open to public 6 pm
6:30pm - 7:00 - Farmers Feast "It's all about the food"
All are welcome & encouraged to participate in this festive meal of good will
Be Creative its your event!!!
Grow, prepare and share a local grown dish, if you can't bring anything to share to eat, then either donate $5, or come early and set up or stay after to clean up.
This is a trash free event,
please bring your traveling cup, plate and fork!
7:00-8:30 - General Meeting
8:30-9:00 - Open Dialogue "Talk Story" 
Meeting Schedule:
7:00-7:05 - Welcome, Opening- Bill Greenleaf Marta Greenleaf <gleafs@hawaiiantel.net>
7:05-7:15 - Haiku El. School Garden- Lehn Huff & Student MSGN@hawaii.rr.com
7:15-7:25 - Chef's Corner - Justin Pardo Market Fresh Bistro, marketfreshbistro@gmail.com
7:25-7:30 - Produce Scoop- Ryan Eareheart-Mana Foods Produce Manager, vegihead@hotmail.com
7:30-7:35 - Food Contest Awards-
Irene iplunkett@msn.com & Marta Marta Greenleaf gleafs@hawaiiantel.net
7:35-7:45 -Product Labeling/Marketing -Steve Rose- (Lipoa Market) mauirose1@mac.com
7:45-8:00 - Origin of Agricultural Wisdom- Origin of Agricultural Wisdom Harriette Witt (Maui Astrologer)harriet@passengerplanet.com
8:00-8:05 - HFU Update-Just Back from the National Convention- Wayne Axelson waxelson@mac.com
8:05-8:15 - IMO (Indigenous Micro-Organism) Workshop Schedule April 29, 30-Vincent Mina maaevents@hawaii.rr.com
8:15-8:30 -
Body & Soil Conference Video Short-Plant Secondary Metabolites-Jerry Brunetti www.mauigrown.com

8:30 - 9:00 Talk Story/Network - Pau!
Maui Farmers United One Year Anniversary Spring Equinox Meeting
Tuesday, March 22, 2011, 6 - 9:00pm
Pukalani, Tavares Center Pool Room
Meeting Organizers:
Jim Hall
Bill & Marta Greenleaf
Wayne & Lynn Axelson
Vincent & Irene Mina

Maui Aloha Aina, 1768 Kalawi Pl, Wailuku, HI 96793, USA


Body and Soil 2011 Conference DVDs

Experience Maui Aloha Aina’s 10th annual Body and Soil Conference on DVD!

Learn about creating vibrant natural systems of the body & the soil, articulated in layman’s terms from our expert presentations!!!

Choose individually or save and buy the whole set!

Here's a list of the speakers to choose from:

1) Jerry Brunetti – “Inflammation: The Fires Within”
2) Dr. Tom Cowan – “Cancer and Auto-Immune Disease”
3) Dr. Patrick MacManaway – “Subtle Landscape Energies & Consciousness”
4) Peter Hirst – “Bio Char Presentation & Demonstration”
5) Dr. Patrick MacManaway – “Enchantment of the Agricultural Landscape”
6) Jerry Brunetti – “The Alchemy of Nature; Plant Metabolites”
7) Dr. Hoon Park, Peter Hirst, Michael Duponte- “IMO Ferments” Panel
8) Dr. Tom Cowan – “The True Cause of Heart Attacks”
9) Dr. Tom Cowan – “The Heart is Not a Pump”
10) Brunetti, Park, Hirst, Duponte – “3 Legs of Healthy Soil Structure” Panel
11) Dr. Patrick MacManaway – “Meetings with Dragons and Devas”
12) Jerry Brunetti – “Body & Soil Health; The Big Picture”
13) Eva Lee – “Hawaii Green Tea, Propagation, Cultivation, Processing”

A little taste of the first meeting with this video of Alex Bode, a real down to earth farmer.