Thursday, August 18, 2011

Maui Farmers Union August 2011 Meeting

Maui Farmers Union
Tuesday, August 23, 2011, 6pm - 9:00pm

New Location (One time only...)
Downstairs in the back behind Pukalani, Tavares Center
Follow signs after turning into the center (Pool room was not available this month)

Localvore Potluck!
Prepare a dish to share for dinner!!!

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

Get into the running to go home with:
Gift cards at DTE & Hawaiian Moons
Basket of local produce. Mana Foods, Whole Foods!
Basket of produce from Greenleaf Farm Mahalo Marta & Bill Greenleaf,
Feather Meal-Mahalo Crop Production Service
Bio Char-Mahalo Maui Bio Char

Doors Open to public 6pm
6:30-7:00 - 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:
7:00-7:10 - Welcome, Announcements: Vincent Mina MFU Board Member,
7:10-7:25 - Chef's Corner: Justin Pardo Market Fresh Bistro-"Taro Cusine",
7:25-7:35 - Produce Scoop: Ryan Eareheart-Mana Foods Produce Manager,
7:35-7:45 - Origin of Agricultural Wisdom: Harriette Witt- (Maui Astrologer)
7:45-8:00 - Aerated Compost Tea Demo-- Evan Ryan MFU Board member,
8:00-8:30 - Define Priorities- Member input for our upcoming state board "Strategic Planning" session on Kauai Sept 19-23
8:30 - 9:00 Talk Story/Network - Pau!
Maui Board of Directors:
Melissa Ebeling,
Jennifer Chirico,
Greg Hopkins,
Evan Ryan,
Vincent Mina
Hawaii State Directors:
Bill Greenleaf
Wayne Axelson
Vincent Mina