Monday, May 23, 2011

Maui Farmers Union United May Meeting

Empowering & Interactive Meeting Ahead... Hele Mai Come Your the Event!!!


Live Link to watch and interact  http://www.gvolive.com/conference,empowermaui 

Maui Farmers Union United
Tuesday, May 24, 2011, 5:45 - 9:00pm
Pukalani, Tavares Center Pool Room

Localvore Potluck, Bring a dish to share for dinner!!!


Sorry, no cooking contest this month.
There is going to be something special about this meeting besides the monthly locavore potluck,seed exchange, produce swap, along with our short and substantive presentations.

This month is about hearing from you our members and guest as to what you want your organization to be, while expressing your engagement in creating it.

We will have the survey results from last months meeting.
Those that didn't get a chance to fill one out will be given one Tuesday nite.

This is a living dynamic document that will be a tool to assist in guiding our way actualizing food sovereignty here on our island.

Produce & Seed Swap:
Bring your home/farm grown produce for display.... then swap produce, seeds, cuttings and starts at the end of the meeting!


Gift cards from DTE & Hawaiian Moons!
Basket of Local Fruits. Mahalo Mana Foods!

Basket of produce from Greenleaf Farm Mahalo Mar
ta & Bill Greenleaf!

Feather Meal Mahalo Crop Production Service!


Bio Char & "IMO" Indigenous MicroOrganisms

Mahalo Maui Aloha Aina!



Doors Open to public 6pm
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:

6:50-7:00-Announcements- Vincent Mina- maaevents@hawaii.rr.com
7:00-7:05-Welcome, Opening- Bill Greenleaf -gleafs@hawaiiantel.net
7:05-7:15-Chef's Corner - Marta Greenleaf Greenleaf Farm
gleafs@hawaiiantel.net
7:15-7:25-Produce Scoop-Ryan Eareheart-Mana Foods Produce Manager, vegihead@hotmail.com7:25-7:35-Origin of Agricultural Wisdom: Harriette Witt- (Maui Astrologer) harriet@passengerplanet.com
7:35-7:45-HFU Update: Wayne Axelson- Moving Forward State Elections in July, By-Laws-waxelson@mac.com
7:45-8:30- Survey Results, Interactive Q &A regarding the pro-active future of the Maui Chapter of Hawaii Farmers Union United Bill Greenleaf, Wayne Axelson,Vincent Mina

8:30 - 9:00 Talk Story/Network - Pau!



Meeting Organizers:
Jim Hall
Bill & Marta Greenleaf
Wayne & Lynn Axelson
Vincent & Irene Mina

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