Maui Farmers United One Year Anniversary Spring Equinox Meeting

Posted on Mar 18, 2011 in Events | No Comments

Tuesday, March 22, 2011, 6 – 9:00pm
Pukalani, Tavares Center Pool Room

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!

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!

1yr. 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.

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 one of two baskets (value $30 each) of local fruits. Mahalo Mana Foods!

Doors Open to public 6 pm
6:30pm – 7:00 – Farmers Feast “It’s all about the food”
7:00-8:30 – General Meeting
8:30-9:00 – Open Dialogue “Talk Story”

All are welcome & encouraged to participate in this festive meal of good will.

Be Creative!! It’s 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!

Detailed Meeting Schedule:
7:00-7:05 – Welcome, Opening- Bill Greenleaf Marta Greenleaf <[email protected]>
7:05-7:15 – Haiku El. School Garden- Lehn Huff & Student [email protected]
7:15-7:25 – Chef’s Corner – Justin Pardo Market Fresh Bistro, marketfreshbistro@gmai[email protected]
7:25-7:30 – Produce Scoop- Ryan Eareheart-Mana Foods Produce Manager, [email protected]
7:30-7:35 – Food Contest Awards- Irene [email protected] & Marta Marta Greenleaf [email protected]
7:35-7:45 – Steve Rose- Product Labeling/Marketing (Lipoa Market) [email protected]
7:45-8:00 – Harriette Witt- Origin of Agricultural Wisdom (Maui Astrologer)[email protected]
8:00-8:05 – Wayne Axelson- HFU Update Just Back from the National Convention [email protected]
8:05-8:15 – Vincent Mina- IMO (Indigenous Micro-Organism) Workshop Schedule April 29, 30 [email protected]
8:15-8:30 – Body & Soil Conference Video Short- Jerry Brunetti Plant Secondary Metabolites www.mauigrown.com
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

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