Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Maui Farmers Union United May Meeting

Tavares Center Pool Room ~Pukalani
Doors open 5:00pm Dinner opening circle 6:00 pm sharp Mtg. 7pm sharp

Dessert Contest ~Win Great Prizes! (Bring your entry between 5:10- 5:40 Judging at 5:45pm) Contest Details: Melissa Ebeling will register each dessert upon entering. You will need to bring your entry along with your written recipe between 5:15 & 5:40pm. Judging will begin at 5:45 pm sharp! One Dessert entry per person. Two judges will determine the winners on a point system, for presentation, flavor, and creative use of locally grown ingredients. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place winners. Judging will be completed by 6:00 pm.

Schedule: 6:00pm-6:50pm- Locavore Potluck - Bring a dish OR Dinner is $5 for Members, $10 for Non Members. Sign up as a member and dinner is on us! Be creative and add to the abundance, you are the event!!!

6:50pm-7:00pm Announcements - Vincent Mina President
7:00pm-7:15pm Chefs Corner - Elijah Manahan- Coconut Kefirs
7:15pm-7:45pm Kupuna Sam Ka'ai - Hawaiian Historian
7:45pm-7:55pm Ryan Eareheart - Produce Corner
7:55pm-8:05pm Bill Greenleaf &Lehue Vandervelde - MFUU Report
8:05pm-8:15pm Astronomy in Agriculture- Harriet Witt passengerplanet.com
8:15pm-8:30pm Gerry Ross - Seed Basic Workshop Review
8:30-pm-9:00pm Member Network/Meeting Pau

PRODUCE SWAP: With each month more folks participate... Bring your home grown farm produce, seeds or plant starts to share and swap with others.

"Its all about growing, sharing and being nourished by our food and community"
Note: We aim to have a "trash free" event and encourage folks to bring their own bowl and utensils. New: We will provide utensils at a nominal cost.